MARRIAGE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MARRIAGE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) No, Mormon temples aren’t getting out of the marriage business http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58542650-180/temple-lds-mormon-marriage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58542650-180/temple-lds-mormon-marriage.html.csp">No, Mormon temples aren’t getting out of the marriage business</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-20T18:24:56.208-06:00">Updated Oct 20, 2014 06:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It is a tad premature for Mormons to brace for a possible change in the LDS Church’s temple wedding policies, including Monday’s rampant Internet rumor that all members’ weddings would have take place first outside a Mormon temple. “Church leaders are well aware of the issues surrounding marriage and continue to examine them carefully,” LDS Church spokesman Dale Jones said Monday in a statement, “but we are unaware of any meetings where changes to temple marriage policies have been discussed.” S...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58542650@www.sltrib.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:24:56 MDT Wyoming prepares to legalize same-sex marriage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58545038-68/sex-gay-state-wyoming.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58545038-68/sex-gay-state-wyoming.html.csp">Wyoming prepares to legalize same-sex marriage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BOB MOEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-21T09:30:14.915-06:00">Updated Oct 21, 2014 09:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cheyenne, Wyo. • Wyoming stood poised Tuesday to become the latest state to allow gay marriage, bringing the national wave of expanded rights for same-sex couples to a state where the 1998 beating death of Matthew Shepard still influences national perceptions. The state was scheduled to file a legal notice saying it won’t defend a Wyoming law that defined marriage as a union between one man and one woman. After that formality, county clerks around the state can begin to issue marriage licenses t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585450382014-10-21T09:30:14.915-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-21T09:30:14.915-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58545038@www.sltrib.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:30:14 MDT Wyoming gay marriage will wait until Tuesday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58542862-68/state-wyoming-marriage-sex.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58542862-68/state-wyoming-marriage-sex.html.csp">Wyoming gay marriage will wait until Tuesday</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BOB MOEN </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-20T20:15:08.496-06:00">Updated Oct 20, 2014 08:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cheyenne, Wyo. • Same-sex couples in Wyoming can start exchanging wedding vows Tuesday when the state files court papers to officially permit gay marriage for the first time, state Attorney General Peter Michael said Monday. “Everyone’s still kind of in limbo waiting on the final word,” said Jeran Artery, executive director of Wyoming Equality. The waiting has been tough on some same-sex couples who are looking forward to getting married or having Wyoming recognize marriages that were performed ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585428622014-10-20T20:15:08.496-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-20T20:15:08.496-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58542862@www.sltrib.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:15:08 MDT Poll: Most Utahns against same-sex marriage, but opposition declining http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58542678-78/marriage-sex-percent-poll.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58542678-78/marriage-sex-percent-poll.html.csp">Poll: Most Utahns against same-sex marriage, but opposition declining</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-20T20:26:41.098-06:00">Updated Oct 20, 2014 08:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A new poll shows a majority of Utahns oppose same-sex marriage, but support is rising. Results of a UtahPolicy.com poll conducted Oct. 14-16 by Dan Jones and Associates shows 61 percent of Utahns oppose same-sex marriage, which became legal this month due to the U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal to hear appeals from several states whose same-sex marriage bans were struck down in lower courts. That is down slightly from the 63 percent who said they opposed same-sex marriage in a similar poll in Augus...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58542678@www.sltrib.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:26:41 MDT Obama praises Supreme Court’s gay marriage orders for Utah, other states http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58540940-68/court-gay-marriage-obama.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58540940-68/court-gay-marriage-obama.html.csp">Obama praises Supreme Court’s gay marriage orders for Utah, other states</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-20T15:46:47.092-06:00">Updated Oct 20, 2014 03:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama says the Supreme Court’s recent gay marriage orders may have the biggest impact of any ruling of his presidency. Obama told The New Yorker that the court’s Oct. 6 rejection of appeals from Utah and other states seeking to preserve gay marriage bans is the best of his tenure. The former law professor says although the court was not ready to expand gay marriage rights nationwide, “it was a consequential and powerful signal of the changes that have taken place in...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585409402014-10-20T15:46:47.092-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-20T15:46:47.092-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58540940@www.sltrib.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:46:47 MDT Utah Catholics: Will ‘stunning’ shift on gays stick? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58518085-80/church-document-catholics-dodge.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58518085-80/church-document-catholics-dodge.html.csp">Utah Catholics: Will ‘stunning’ shift on gays stick?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kristen moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-20T16:20:03.756-06:00">Updated Oct 20, 2014 04:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A document issued Monday in Rome was portrayed as “stunning” and a “seismic shift” in the way the Catholic Church deals with gay people. But it also is preliminary and subject to the vagaries of a quick translation into English, noted Catholic observers in Utah. “It’s a rough and ready translation and it [the Vatican] tells you upfront this is not official,” said Scott Dodge, a deacon at Salt Lake City’s Cathedral of the Madeleine. Dodge blogged Monday about the document, a summary of the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58518085@www.sltrib.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:20:03 MDT Op-ed: It’s time to get Utah out of the marriage business http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58530364-82/marriage-utah-full-rights.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58530364-82/marriage-utah-full-rights.html.csp">Op-ed: It’s time to get Utah out of the marriage business</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Paul Mero</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-17T16:39:03.413-06:00">Updated Oct 17, 2014 04:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">With the Oct. 6 decision/non-decision by the U.S. Supreme Court allowing the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals’ verdict on same-sex marriage to stand, Utah supporters of the ruling are excitedly looking to the legal future of gay rights. The Utah Legislature will have its hands full this next session with a host of related bills. Through attorneys Paul Burke, Brett Tolman and John Mackay, Utah’s gay community has put the Legislature on legal notice that it better behave itself.  But has the fat lady...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58530364@www.sltrib.com Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:39:03 MDT Rolly: Education standards and gay marriage: A right-wing heyday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58524636-82/common-core-eagar-fundraising.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58524636-82/common-core-eagar-fundraising.html.csp">Rolly: Education standards and gay marriage: A right-wing heyday</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-17T14:30:34.379-06:00">Updated Oct 17, 2014 02:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The two elections of President Barack Obama have spurred a virtual cottage industry of conspiracy theorists and fearmongers who have created their own foundations, PACs, think tanks and other clever tools to wrest donations from real patriots who see doomsday coming soon. Can you say “death panels?” What about “Kenyan” or “Socialist” or “Muslim” or “America hater?” Fueled by hate-talk right- wing radio, real Americans are so worried about that man in the White House, they’re opening their wallet...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58524636@www.sltrib.com Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:30:34 MDT The little gay-marriage case in Utah that roared & made history http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58505034-90/kitchen-case-sbeity-marriage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58505034-90/kitchen-case-sbeity-marriage.html.csp">The little gay-marriage case in Utah that roared & made history</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By marissa lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-17T11:39:40.883-06:00">Updated Oct 17, 2014 11:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Long before strangers began stopping him on the street, open armed and grateful, before he became the face of a history-making movement, Derek Kitchen was being chased down his high school hallway by a mob of students hurling crumpled-up newspapers at his head. He was 16. The year was 2004. The election was all anybody could talk about. On the ballot, after president and governor, was a proposal to officially outlaw gay marriage in Utah: Amendment 3. Kitchen was too young to cast a vote. But ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58505034@www.sltrib.com Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:39:40 MDT Letter: Reyes didn’t do his job http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58529266-82/reyes-constitution-decision-job.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58529266-82/reyes-constitution-decision-job.html.csp">Letter: Reyes didn’t do his job</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-16T17:24:02.787-06:00">Updated Oct 16, 2014 05:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Tenth Circuit, and now the Supreme Court, rejected Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes’ view on Utah’s prohibition of gay marriage. That is the easy sense in which Reyes was and is wrong. But there is a deeper error in Reyes’ position. Reyes did not and does not have the option of deferring to the Legislature on the constitutionality of laws about marriage or anything else. He took an oath to uphold the Constitution, and that requires him to exercise his own judgment. He cannot fulfill that oa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58529266@www.sltrib.com Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:24:02 MDT Gay marriage developments: North Carolina official resigns http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58529151-68/gay-marriage-court-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58529151-68/gay-marriage-court-state.html.csp">Gay marriage developments: North Carolina official resigns</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-16T20:03:55.21-06:00">Updated Oct 16, 2014 08:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A North Carolina official resigned Thursday rather than perform gay marriages, an individual stand that comes as fewer and fewer states are holding on to oppose same-sex unions. Triggered by a U.S. Supreme Court decision last week, lower courts across the nation have moved to strike down gay marriage bans. Among the holdouts are conservative states such as Arizona and Wyoming, and their defiance comes against a tide of rulings that give hope to those who want to see same-sex unions legalized in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585291512014-10-16T20:03:55.21-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-16T20:03:55.21-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58529151@www.sltrib.com Thu, 16 Oct 2014 20:03:55 MDT Gay marriage hits conservative stronghold Idaho http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58524528-68/marriage-idaho-gay-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58524528-68/marriage-idaho-gay-state.html.csp">Gay marriage hits conservative stronghold Idaho</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-15T19:56:24.306-06:00">Updated Oct 15, 2014 07:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boise, Idaho • Gay marriage arrived in one of the most conservative states in the nation Wednesday as more than 100 same-sex couples gathered early at the Boise courthouse and counted down the seconds before the clerk’s office opened to issue marriage licenses. The couples cheered and streamed inside at 9 a.m. as Idaho became the latest state to recognize gay marriage in a burst of court rulings nationwide. “It’s been such a long time coming,” Councilwoman Maryanne Jordan said. “It’s a historic...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585245282014-10-15T19:56:24.306-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-15T19:56:24.306-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58524528@www.sltrib.com Wed, 15 Oct 2014 19:56:24 MDT Gay marriage developments: Idaho couples marry http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58525313-68/marriage-court-gay-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58525313-68/marriage-court-gay-state.html.csp">Gay marriage developments: Idaho couples marry</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-15T14:58:23.351-06:00">Updated Oct 15, 2014 02:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s been more than a week since a flurry of gay marriage developments began with the Supreme Court’s denial of appeals from five states, allowing for expansion of marriage rights. Shortly afterward, a federal court in the West struck down bans in Idaho and Nevada. Recent developments on same-sex marriage around the country: ——— ALASKA The state of Alaska has asked a federal appeals court for a stay after a district court ruled earlier this week that the state’s gay marriage ban is unconstitutio...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585253132014-10-15T14:58:23.351-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-15T14:58:23.351-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58525313@www.sltrib.com Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:58:23 MDT Arctic town hosts Alaska’s 1st known gay marriage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58524102-68/alaska-marriage-gay-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58524102-68/alaska-marriage-gay-state.html.csp">Arctic town hosts Alaska’s 1st known gay marriage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK THIESSEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-15T10:27:19.666-06:00">Updated Oct 15, 2014 10:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Anchorage, Alaska • A remote outpost on Alaska’s Arctic Coast where people are used to doing their own thing has applied that independent streak to gay marriage. A magistrate in Barrow, Alaska — the nation’s northernmost community, and one that cannot be reached by road — has performed what is believed to be the state’s first gay marriage ceremony days ahead of schedule. After a federal judge struck down the state’s ban, couples across the state lined up Monday to apply for marriage licenses, st...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585241022014-10-15T10:27:19.666-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-15T10:27:19.666-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58524102@www.sltrib.com Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:27:19 MDT Rolly: Unlike Kansas, Herbert right to accept gay marriage the Utah way http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58516503-90/utah-sltrib-cat-dogs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58516503-90/utah-sltrib-cat-dogs.html.csp">Rolly: Unlike Kansas, Herbert right to accept gay marriage the Utah way</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-15T09:12:58.836-06:00">Updated Oct 15, 2014 09:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah politicians are fond of warning the electorate about outside influences that could corrupt our way of life, the latest example being the hysteria over the Common Core that critics falsely claim to be a federally imposed program to take over our schools. I wonder how those critics feel about a flier recently sent to Utahns titled: “Gov. Gary Herbert, You Are Wrong!” It chastises the governor for allowing same-sex marriages to take place after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear appeals,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58516503@www.sltrib.com Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:12:58 MDT Letter: No need to fiddle with Utah marriage law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58517734-82/law-utah-marriage-marriages.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58517734-82/law-utah-marriage-marriages.html.csp">Letter: No need to fiddle with Utah marriage law</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-16T22:03:46.409-06:00">Updated Oct 16, 2014 10:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah State Rep. Kraig Powell asserts that some 700 changes need to be made in the Utah Code because of the Supreme Court’s confirmation of lower courts’ reversals of Utah’s anti-gay marriage law (“Utah law still must distinguish between types of marriages,” Op-ed, Oct. 12). Not so. A basic principle of law is that the most recently enacted law supersedes all previous laws that conflict with the most recent law. Legislatures, courts and administrative bureaucracy all make law, and now the courts ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58517734@www.sltrib.com Thu, 16 Oct 2014 22:03:46 MDT Marriage equality settled in Idaho, not in Catholic Church ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58521615-82/marriage-gay-com-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58521615-82/marriage-gay-com-sltrib.html.csp">Marriage equality settled in Idaho, not in Catholic Church ...</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-14T16:43:02.416-06:00">Updated Oct 14, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For months, the Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board argued that the governor and attorney general should drop their fight to preserve their state’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage. We thought it was clear that we meant Utah’s governor and attorney general. Oh, well. — Idaho governor won’t appeal gay-marriage ruling; licenses to be issued — AP | sltrib.com “Boise, Idaho • Idaho Gov. C.L. ‘Butch’ Otter will not appeal the 9th Circuit Court of Appeal’s most recent decision to lift the state’s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58521615@www.sltrib.com Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:43:02 MDT Idaho governor won’t appeal gay-marriage ruling; licenses to be issued http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58521257-68/idaho-marriage-appeal-otter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58521257-68/idaho-marriage-appeal-otter.html.csp">Idaho governor won’t appeal gay-marriage ruling; licenses to be issued</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-14T14:38:51.599-06:00">Updated Oct 14, 2014 02:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boise, Idaho • Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter will not appeal the 9th Circuit Court of Appeal’s most recent decision to lift the state’s ban on gay marriage starting Wednesday. Otter wrote in a statement released Tuesday that for now, the state has done all it can through the courts to defend traditional marriage in Idaho. This means same-sex couples may receive marriage licenses in Idaho starting at 9 a.m. Pacific time. Otter’s announcement comes one day after Idaho attorney general Lawrence Was...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585212572014-10-14T14:38:51.599-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-14T14:38:51.599-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58521257@www.sltrib.com Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:38:51 MDT Next gay marriage fight: religious exemptions in Utah, elsewhere http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58520372-68/religious-gay-exemptions-marriage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58520372-68/religious-gay-exemptions-marriage.html.csp">Next gay marriage fight: religious exemptions in Utah, elsewhere</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RACHEL ZOLL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-14T19:47:50.689-06:00">Updated Oct 14, 2014 07:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Alarmed by the broad expansion of same-sex marriage set in motion by the U.S. Supreme Court, religious conservatives are moving their fight to state legislatures — seeking exemptions that would allow some groups, companies and people with religious objections to refuse benefits or service for gay spouses. But winning sweeping carve-outs for faith-affiliated adoption agencies or individual wedding vendors will be an uphill battle. Public attitudes against exceptions have hardened, and efforts by...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585203722014-10-14T19:47:50.689-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-14T19:47:50.689-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58520372@www.sltrib.com Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:47:50 MDT The latest developments on gay marriage in Idaho, elsewhere http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58520161-68/court-marriage-gay-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58520161-68/court-marriage-gay-state.html.csp">The latest developments on gay marriage in Idaho, elsewhere</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-14T09:39:02.141-06:00">Updated Oct 14, 2014 09:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s been more than a week since a flurry of gay marriage developments began with the Supreme Court’s denial of appeals from five states, allowing for expansion of marriage rights. Shortly afterward, a federal court in the West struck down bans in Idaho and Nevada. Recent developments on same-sex marriage around the country: ——— FLORIDA State Attorney General Pam Bondi, who has repeatedly called it her duty to defend the state’s ban on gay marriage, now wants the state’s highest court to decide ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585201612014-10-14T09:39:02.141-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-14T09:39:02.141-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58520161@www.sltrib.com Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:39:02 MDT