Justices peppered both sides with questions Tuesday as the Supreme Court grappled with a case that could legalize same-sex marriage in every state, two years after overturning a federal ban on such unions.Read More »
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Gov. Doug Ducey ordered the Department of Child Safety to allow married same-sex couples to jointly house foster children and adopt. Ducey ordered the policy change in response to an Arizona Capitol Times report that DCS had quietly reversed a policy that had allowed married same-sex couples to jointly adopt or provide foster care.Read More »
Even if a U.S. Supreme Court ruling this spring makes same-sex marriage the law, it would leave pockets of the country where it isn't likely to be recognized any time soon: the reservations of a handful of sovereign Native American tribes, including the nation's two largest.Read More »
A rundown of the people and groups who ended 2014 on the upswing and those who are glad to see the year come to an end.Read More »
The Arizona Department of Corrections is changing its marriage policy to conform to state law allowing same-sex partners to tie the knot. The only catch: The policy will still ban inmates of any sexual orientation from getting married to each other in prison.Read More »
The Arizona Department of Health Services is reviewing the state's vital records law now that same-sex marriage is legal under a federal court ruling.Read More »
A second lawsuit challenging Arizona’s same-sex marriage ban was filed in a federal district court in Phoenix on Wednesday, arguing that the ban violates the U.S. Constitution’s mandate of equality and is akin to anti-miscegenation laws.Read More »
Four couples filed suit Monday in a bid to void Arizona's ban on recognizing same-sex marriages.Read More »
The Equal Marriage Arizona initiative officially announced its campaign was dead on its Facebook page, ending an effort that had been dormant for almost a month.Read More »
Push for same-sex marriage initiative comes from the right
Erin Ogletree Simpson has been a Republican her whole life, but a year and a half ago, she had a realization that put her at odds with her party.
Simpson discovered that she is gay.