GovBeat: civil rights


Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 12/31/2013

Utah seeks Supreme Court order to halt same-sex unions

Utah’s attorney general has asked the Supreme Court to halt same-sex marriage.

By Reid Wilson  |  04:16 PM ET, 12/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  civil rights, gay marriage, same sex marriage, States, Utah

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 12/24/2013

Gay marriage fight shifts to federal courts, 2014 set to be tipping-point year

With so many cases before federal judges, it is likely that 2014 will be the year in which states accounting for a majority of Americans will allow gay marriage.

By Reid Wilson  |  11:08 AM ET, 12/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  civil rights, gay marriage, marriage equality, newsletter, States

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/19/2013

Study: Big cities most likely to have progressive gay-rights laws

The new report from the Human Rights Campaign shows 25 cities are more welcoming to gays and lesbians.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  civil rights, gay rights, newsletter, States