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Millennials can change the political scene in 2018 midterm elections

Millennials can change the political scene in 2018 midterm elections

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018

Millennial voters will have a chance to make their voices heard next month after posting the lowest turnout in nearly four decades during the 2014 midterms. A slate of newer Senate candidates, from Democratic congressman Beto O’Rourke in Texas to Republican candidate John James in Michigan, have...

Kentucky clerk Kim Davis sparks national debate

Kentucky clerk Kim Davis sparks national debate

Fabio De Simone

September 13, 2015

In early August, Kim Davis, a clerk in Kentucky for Rowan County, began denying marriage licenses to all couples in an effort to protest the recent and historic ruling of Obergefell v. Hodges mandating that gay marriage be legal in all 50 states. Read More »...

Religious liberty questioned after same-sex marriage ruling

Religious liberty questioned after same-sex marriage ruling

Danielle Harris

July 6, 2015

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage on June 26, prompting celebrations nationwide and temporarily hijacking practically everyone’s Facebook Newsfeed.   Read More »...

Rainbow dreams in the emerald isle: Ireland’s affirmative gay marriage vote may signify larger shifts in Catholic values

Two Irish men kiss in celebration of the referendum results approving of gay marriage in their country Saturday, May 23. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison, FILE)

Erin Yarnall

May 31, 2015

With young voters mobilizing, and one of the largest voter turnouts Ireland has ever encountered, rainbow flags were seen flying over the Emerald Isle in celebration of  the Republic of Ireland becoming the first country to legalize same-sex marriage in a popular vote. Read More »...

Conservative Texas and the fight for gay marriage

Suzanne Bryant (left) and Sarah Goodfriend hold up their marriage license after a press conference Feb. 19. They became the first same-sex couple to marry in Texas on Thursday morning. (Mariana Munoz | AP)

Donyae Lewis

March 1, 2015

In the fight for gay marriage, Texas District Judge David Wahlberg made a monumental decision to issue a same-sex marriage license to Sarah Goodfriend, who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and Suzanne Bryant because this couple may not get the chance to hear the potential Supreme Court ruling this spring. Read More »...

A state of confusion: Alabama gay marriage controversy

Gay marriage supporters rally in front of the probate court of Mobile, Alabama. (Sharon Steinmann | AP)

Megan Deppen

February 22, 2015

Federal law always trumps state law, except by minute technicalities. With state courts taking the lead on same-sex marriage rights, some states resist these changes even when they come from the federal level. Read More »...

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