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Seattle Mayor, Governor Hail Gay Marriage Ruling

“I couldn’t have imagined anything but living … a secret or painful life,” Murray said at an emotional news conference

CBS Seattle–06/26/2015

People shout slogans as they celebrate outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC on June 26, 2015 after its historic decision on gay marriage. The US Supreme Court ruled Friday that gay marriage is a nationwide right, a landmark decision in one of the most keenly awaited announcements in decades and sparking scenes of jubilation. The nation's highest court, in a narrow 5-4 decision, said the US Constitution requires all states to carry out and recognize marriage between people of the same sex. AFP PHOTO/ MLADEN ANTONOV        (MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Extends Gay Marriage Nationwide

Speaking a few minutes later at the White House, Obama praised the decision as “justice that arrives like a thunderbolt.”

CBS Seattle–06/26/2015

Gov. Jay Inslee (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

Gov. Inslee Halts State-Funded Travel To Indiana

Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee says he is imposing an administration-wide ban on state-funded travel to Indiana after the passage of a new law that critics say has the potential to discriminate against gays and lesbians and others based on religious beliefs.

CBS Seattle–03/31/2015

File photo of roses in a flower shop. (Photo by Ralph Orlowski/Getty Images)

Florist Who Refused To Provide Flowers For Gay Wedding To Appeal

KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — A florist who refused to provide flowers for a gay wedding plans to appeal a judge’s ruling that she broke a Washington state antidiscrimination law. Alliance Defending Freedom says the ruling […]

02/19/2015

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Judge Rules Against Florist Who Didn’t Want To Serve Gays

A judge has decided the state of Washington has the authority to bring a consumer protection lawsuit against a florist who refused to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding ceremony.

01/07/2015

U.S. District Judge Brian Morris ruled Montana's constitutional amendment limiting marriage to a man and a woman violates the 14th Amendment's Equal Protection Clause. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Montana Gay Marriage Ban Overturned; Licenses Granted

U.S. District Judge Brian Morris ruled Montana’s constitutional amendment limiting marriage to a man and a woman violates the 14th Amendment’s Equal Protection Clause.

11/19/2014

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Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy Blocks Same-Sex Marriage Ruling In Idaho

An emergency stay was issues in Idaho, putting any same-sex weddings on hold

CBS Seattle–10/08/2014

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Court: Gay Marriage Legal In Idaho And Nevada

One day after the Supreme Court effectively legalized same-sex marriage in 30 states, a federal court struck down the two states’ bans on gay marriage, ruling they violated equal protection rights.

10/07/2014

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Vet Sues After Burial Plot With Gay Partner Denied

A U.S. Navy veteran is suing after the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery refused to allow her to be buried with the ashes of her late wife

CBS Seattle–07/07/2014

Robyn Selman, right, and Karin Cook, wait in line to enter the Manhattan clerks office to be married on July 24, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Idaho Gay Marriage Plaintiffs Seek Court Costs

Four couples who successfully sued Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter over the state’s gay marriage ban are now asking to be reimbursed for nearly half a million dollars of attorney fees and other court costs

CBS Seattle–05/28/2014

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