MARRIAGE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MARRIAGE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Editor column: Swallow-Shurtleff stories, gay-marriage editorials highlight string of Tribune awards http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58407215-78/tribune-utah-judges-editorials.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58407215-78/tribune-utah-judges-editorials.html.csp">Editor column: Swallow-Shurtleff stories, gay-marriage editorials highlight string of Tribune awards</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Terry Orme</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T22:32:04.032-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I’ve been accused before of using this space for self-aggrandizement. One well-known wit, who will remain nameless so as not to encourage him, worried that I’d torn my rotator cuff patting myself on the back. Well, here I go again, this time risking tennis elbow by patting The Salt Lake Tribune staff on its collective scapulae. In the 2013 Associated Press newspaper contest that covers Utah, Idaho and eastern Washington, The Tribune showed why it is the dominant news source in Utah and one of t...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58407215@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 22:32:04 MDT Supreme court to look at Utah’s same-sex marriage case, 4 others http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58399094-90/court-marriage-sex-case.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58399094-90/court-marriage-sex-case.html.csp">Supreme court to look at Utah’s same-sex marriage case, 4 others</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="2014-09-11T08:15:04.655-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 08:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On Sept. 29, the U.S. Supreme Court announced, it will take its first look at five states’ same-sex marriage cases and discuss which — if any — the nine justices would take. The high court, which will convene for a private conference before its session begins in October, distributed the seven gay marriage petitions it has received to the justices, according updated docket information Wednesday. Utah’s case — the landmark Kitchen v. Herbert lawsuit that became the first to see a federal judge ap...</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> 58399094@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:15:04 MDT Letter: Wake up and smell the coffee, Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58398263-82/marriage-coffee-court-intervene.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58398263-82/marriage-coffee-court-intervene.html.csp">Letter: Wake up and smell the coffee, Utah</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T16:49:01.455-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Thank you for the article (“‘Friends’ of same-sex marriage case ask Supreme Court to intervene,” Sept. 5) by Marissa Lang. Powerful states and corporations are asking the United States Supreme Court to intervene. The wind of change is sweeping across the USA for marriage equality. My daughter and her wife were married in New York, but the state of Utah does not recognize their marriage or their rights as citizens of the USA. The wind of change will make this country a better country for al...</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> 58398263@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:49:01 MDT Sunstein: Greatest win for gay marriage is just two words http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58382520-82/sex-marriage-posner-couples.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58382520-82/sex-marriage-posner-couples.html.csp">Sunstein: Greatest win for gay marriage is just two words</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Cass R. Sunstein</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T18:03:04.229-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 06:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The movement for marriage equality Thursday received its greatest legal victory. Judge Richard Posner, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, wrote a powerful opinion ordering Indiana and Wisconsin to recognize same-sex marriages. In the process, he eviscerated the states’ efforts to defend their discriminatory laws. The author matters in this case. Posner was appointed by Ronald Reagan, and he isn’t known for favoring an active judicial role or for thinking that courts should pro...</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> 58382520@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 18:03:04 MDT Same-sex marriage heading for Supreme Court vote? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58395254-68/court-marriage-gay-supreme.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58395254-68/court-marriage-gay-supreme.html.csp">Same-sex marriage heading for Supreme Court vote?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK SHERMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T20:49:02.137-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 08:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Both sides in the gay marriage debate agree on one thing: It’s time for the Supreme Court to settle the matter. Even a justice recently said she thinks so, too. The emerging consensus makes it likely that the justices soon will agree to take up the question of whether the Constitution forbids states from defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman. A final ruling isn’t likely before June 2015, but a decision to get involved could come as soon as the end of this month. “I do...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583952542014-09-09T20:49:02.137-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T20:49:02.137-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58395254@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 20:49:02 MDT Letter: ‘Omnigamy’ another made-up threat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58389359-82/hales-marriage-omnigamy-polygamy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58389359-82/hales-marriage-omnigamy-polygamy.html.csp">Letter: ‘Omnigamy’ another made-up threat</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T17:11:02.059-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 05:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, Brian Hales cries out about the coming scourge of “omnigamy” (“Are we ready for a coming age of ‘omnigamy’?” Sept. 5). According to Hales, “gay marriage” is a slippery slope, with the inevitable consequence that “any group of men and women [could] marry each other….” Hales warns that “the unavoidable result [of gay marriage] is...’group marriage,’ where everyone is married to everyone.” Alas, Hales is confused. The legal union of two me...</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> 58389359@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 17:11:02 MDT Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada gay marriage laws in court http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58388224-68/court-marriage-gay-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58388224-68/court-marriage-gay-state.html.csp">Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada gay marriage laws in court</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ELIAS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T10:16:40.435-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 10:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • For the first time since it declared California’s gay marriage ban unconstitutional, the federal appeals court in San Francisco is readying to hear arguments over same-sex weddings in a political and legal climate that’s vastly different than when it overturned Proposition 8 in 2012. State and federal court judges have been striking down bans in more than a dozen states at a rapid rate since a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year. Now, three judges on the 9th U.S. Circuit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583882242014-09-08T10:16:40.435-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-08T10:16:40.435-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Three more state bans are at issue Monday when the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals considers the marriage laws of Idaho, Nevada and Hawaii. A total of 19 states — including Hawaii — and Washington D.C. now allow gay marriages. Here are ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583882002014-09-08T07:57:02.588-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-08T07:57:02.588-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58388200@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 07:57:02 MDT Idaho, Nevada, Hawaii gay marriage cases in court http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58385006-68/court-marriage-gay-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58385006-68/court-marriage-gay-state.html.csp">Idaho, Nevada, Hawaii gay marriage cases in court</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ELIAS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-07T10:14:17.587-06:00">Updated Sep 7, 2014 10:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • The federal appeals court in San Francisco has already issued two significant gay rights rulings: In 2012, it struck down California’s same-sex wedding ban and this year it extended protections against discrimination to gay and lesbians. Now, three judges on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals — all appointed by Democrats and two of whom joined in the civil rights ruling this year — are set to hear arguments Monday on gay marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada and Hawaii. The hearings ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583850062014-09-07T10:14:17.587-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-07T10:14:17.587-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58385006@www.sltrib.com Sun, 07 Sep 2014 10:14:17 MDT Op-ed: Are we ready for a coming age of ‘omnigamy’? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58374281-82/marriage-polygamy-hales-legal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58374281-82/marriage-polygamy-hales-legal.html.csp">Op-ed: Are we ready for a coming age of ‘omnigamy’?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian C. Hales</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T16:49:06.513-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seven years ago, a historian friend predicted that within 10 years polygamy would be legal in the United States. At the time, I had some doubts. However, the likelihood seems much greater in light of the recent court rulings. Journalist Austin Ruse seems to agree, writing on Aug. 28, 2014: “Professor Robert George of Princeton, along with Ryan Anderson of the Heritage Foundation, have argued that once the state eliminates the two gender rule for marriage, based upon the procreative nature of suc...</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> 58374281@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:49:06 MDT Court rules against gay marriage bans in 2 states http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58374627-68/bans-marriage-court-states.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58374627-68/bans-marriage-court-states.html.csp">Court rules against gay marriage bans in 2 states</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL TARM </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T19:56:30.826-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 07:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • A U.S. appeals court ruled Thursday that same-sex marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana violate the U.S. Constitution, in another in a series of courtroom wins for gay-marriage advocates. The unanimous decision by the three-judge panel of the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago criticized the justifications both states gave for the bans, several times singling out the argument that marriage between a man and a woman is tradition. There are, the court noted, good and bad trad...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583746272014-09-04T19:56:30.826-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T19:56:30.826-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58374627@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 19:56:30 MDT Federal judge upholds Louisiana same-sex marriage ban http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58369278-68/marriage-gay-state-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58369278-68/marriage-gay-state-court.html.csp">Federal judge upholds Louisiana same-sex marriage ban</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEVIN McGILL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T19:37:42.774-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 07:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New Orleans • A federal judge upheld Louisiana’s ban on same-sex marriages on Wednesday, a rare loss for gay marriage supporters who had won more than 20 consecutive rulings overturning bans in other states. U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman also upheld the state’s refusal to recognize same-sex marriages performed legally in other states. His ruling was the first to uphold a state ban since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act last year. Feldman himsel...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583692782014-09-03T19:37:42.774-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-03T19:37:42.774-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58369278@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 19:37:42 MDT Utah’s Ruzicka, Dabakis douse each other in ice for revenge…er, charity (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/58364307-226/dabakis-ruzicka-utah-video.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/58364307-226/dabakis-ruzicka-utah-video.html.csp">Utah’s Ruzicka, Dabakis douse each other in ice for revenge…er, charity (video)</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sheena McFarland</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T14:37:42.042-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 02:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There are plenty of liberals in Utah who would line up to dump a bucket of ice water on the head of Gayle Ruzicka, leader of the ultra-conservative Eagle Forum. But it was Sen. Jim Dabakis who got to do the honors. In an antics-filled YouTube video done in the style of an old Charlie Chaplin flick, the outspoken Democrat and advocate for the legalization of gay marriage poured the chilly concoction on Ruzicka. She is sitting on a lawn chair in the backyard of her Lehi home, looking quite conster...</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> 58364307@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:37:42 MDT Utah plaintiffs ask U.S. Supreme Court to hear gay marriage case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58347561-78/court-utah-couples-marriage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58347561-78/court-utah-couples-marriage.html.csp">Utah plaintiffs ask U.S. Supreme Court to hear gay marriage case</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="2014-08-28T22:24:31.084-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 10:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For the three gay couples who on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to take up Utah’s same-sex marriage appeal, it’s no longer just about Utah. Having won at the district court, and then the federal appeals court, the three plaintiff couples in Utah’s historic Kitchen v. Herbert lawsuit are ready to go to the nation’s high court and put it all on the line. Win here, and the couples would legalize same-sex marriage throughout the country; lose and, Utah has said, the state would revert back ...</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> 58347561@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:24:31 MDT Jolie, Pitt wed privately at chateau in France http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58347487-223/pitt-jolie-couple-wed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58347487-223/pitt-jolie-couple-wed.html.csp">Jolie, Pitt wed privately at chateau in France</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAKE COYLE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T11:14:50.782-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in the French hamlet of Correns, a spokesman for the couple says. Jolie and Pitt wed in a small chapel in a private ceremony attended by family and friends at Provence’s Chateau Miraval. In advance of the nondenominational civil ceremony, Pitt and Jolie obtained a marriage license from a local California judge. The judge also conducted the ceremony in France. The couple’s children took part in the wedding. Jolie walked the aisle with ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583474872014-08-28T11:14:50.782-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T11:14:50.782-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347487@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:14:50 MDT Trailblazing lawyer joins fight against Utah same-sex marriage ban http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58339985-90/court-utah-case-marriage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58339985-90/court-utah-case-marriage.html.csp">Trailblazing lawyer joins fight against Utah same-sex marriage ban</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="2014-08-29T09:23:15.973-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 09:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">No one knows whether the U.S. Supreme Court will take on Utah’s same-sex marriage case. But if it does, the Salt Lake City lawyers defending three same-sex Utah couples seeking to topple the state’s ban on gay and lesbian unions will be standing side-by-side with the woman who led Massachusetts to become the first state in the country to legalize same-sex marriages. Mary Bonauto, made famous by her successful litigation of the historic Massachusetts case in 2003, agreed this week to join the Kit...</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> 58339985@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:23:15 MDT Fla. Supreme Court asked to rule on gay marriage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58343292-68/marriage-ban-court-florida.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58343292-68/marriage-ban-court-florida.html.csp">Fla. Supreme Court asked to rule on gay marriage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T11:26:02.193-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tallahassee, Fla. • Florida’s highest court is being asked to rule on whether the state’s ban on gay marriage is constitutional. A majority of judges with the state’s 2nd District of Appeal on Wednesday asked the Florida Supreme Court to settle the question due to “great public importance.” The ruling is connected to a divorce case involving a same-sex couple who had been married in Massachusetts. Their petition to dissolve their marriage was rejected by a Florida judge who noted that state law ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583432922014-08-27T11:26:02.193-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T11:26:02.193-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343292@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:26:02 MDT Judges blast gay-marriage bans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58340149-68/marriage-gay-bans-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58340149-68/marriage-gay-bans-court.html.csp">Judges blast gay-marriage bans</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL TARM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T20:55:11.14-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 08:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • Federal appeals judges bristled on Tuesday at arguments defending gay-marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, and one Republican appointee compared them to laws that once outlawed weddings between blacks and whites. As the legal skirmish in the United States over same-sex marriage shifted to the three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago, more than 200 people lined up hours before to ensure they got a seat at the much-anticipated hearing. Richard Posner, who...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583401492014-08-26T20:55:11.14-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T20:55:11.14-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58340149@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:55:11 MDT Judges blast Indiana, Wisconsin gay marriage bans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58338507-68/marriage-bans-court-gay.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58338507-68/marriage-bans-court-gay.html.csp">Judges blast Indiana, Wisconsin gay marriage bans</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL TARM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T16:13:14.31-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 04:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • Federal appeals judges bristled on Tuesday at arguments defending gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, with one Republican appointee comparing them to now-defunct laws that once outlawed weddings between blacks and whites. As the legal skirmish in the United States over same-sex marriage shifted to the three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago, more than 200 people lined up hours before to ensure they got a seat at the much-anticipated hearing. While ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583385072014-08-26T16:13:14.31-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T16:13:14.31-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58338507@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:13:14 MDT Vignettes: Indiana, Wisconsin couples in gay marriage case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58338599-68/indiana-heyning-marriage-quasney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58338599-68/indiana-heyning-marriage-quasney.html.csp">Vignettes: Indiana, Wisconsin couples in gay marriage case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM COYNE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T09:56:13.582-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 09:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">South Bend, Ind. • The Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments Tuesday on gay marriage fights from Indiana and Wisconsin, setting the stage for one ruling. Each case deals with whether statewide gay marriage bans are constitutional. For the couples challenging the bans, the fight is about fairness and the right to be treated like other couples. A look at some of the plaintiffs: ——— INDIANA: Amy Sandler and Niki Quasney didn’t plan to get married until they could tie t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583385992014-08-26T09:56:13.582-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T09:56:13.582-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58338599@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:56:13 MDT