Greg Bourke http://wfpl.org en Kentucky Same-Sex Marriage Case To Be Argued In Federal Appeals Court on Aug. 6 http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-same-sex-marriage-case-be-argued-federal-appeals-court-aug-6 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A federal appeals court will hear lawsuit challenging laws against same-sex marriage in Kentucky and three Midwestern states on the same day this summer.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in the case on Aug. 6 in Cincinnati. Joe Dunman, an attorney for the Kentucky plaintiffs, told WFPL&nbsp;recently that a decision could be made in the weeks or months following those oral arguments.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 13:22:37 +0000 Joseph Lord 9587 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Same-Sex Marriage Case To Be Argued In Federal Appeals Court on Aug. 6 Judge to Soon Issue Final Opinion in Out-of-State Same-Sex Marriage Case http://wfpl.org/post/judge-soon-issue-final-opinion-out-state-same-sex-marriage-case <p>A federal judge intends to issue on final ruling on whether Kentucky must recognize&nbsp;out-of-state same-sex marriages within the next day.</p><p>The action could mean that same-sex couples married outside of Kentucky would be officially recognized by the state immediately, attorneys for the plaintiffs in the case—Bourke v. Beshear—said on Tuesday. But state Attorney General Jack Conway could appeal the case (he has 30 days) and then ask for a stay on recognizing out-of-state same-sex couples.</p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 00:15:22 +0000 Joseph Lord 8720 at http://wfpl.org Judge to Soon Issue Final Opinion in Out-of-State Same-Sex Marriage Case Strange Fruit: A Chat with the Attorneys on Ky.'s Same-Sex Marriage Case; Jordan Davis Murder Trial http://wfpl.org/post/strange-fruit-chat-attorneys-kys-same-sex-marriage-case-jordan-davis-murder-trial <p><object height="81" width="100%"><param name="movie" value="https://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/136526592&amp;color=088a74&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=false&amp;show_playcount=true&amp;show_comments=true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><embed allowscriptaccess="always" height="81" src="https://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/136526592&amp;color=088a74&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=false&amp;show_playcount=true&amp;show_comments=true" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" Mon, 24 Feb 2014 18:53:52 +0000 Laura Ellis 8683 at http://wfpl.org Strange Fruit: A Chat with the Attorneys on Ky.'s Same-Sex Marriage Case; Jordan Davis Murder Trial Denied Marriage Licenses, Louisville Same-Sex Couples Ask to Join Federal Lawsuit http://wfpl.org/post/denied-marriage-licenses-louisville-same-sex-couples-ask-join-federal-lawsuit <p>Earlier this week, plaintiffs' attorneys were encouraged by U<a href="/post/kentucky-must-recognize-out-state-same-sex-marriages-federal-judge-rules">.S. District Judge John Heyburn's opinion that Kentucky must recognize out-of-state same-sex couples.</a></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 20:27:02 +0000 Joseph Lord 8597 at http://wfpl.org Denied Marriage Licenses, Louisville Same-Sex Couples Ask to Join Federal Lawsuit Kentucky Leaders File Response to Lawsuit Challenging Same-Sex Marriage Ban http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-leaders-file-response-lawsuit-challenging-same-sex-marriage-ban <p>Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear and Attorney General Jack Conway are asking a federal judge to deny summary judgment—and an immediate injunction—in a lawsuit challenging the state's same-sex marriage ban.</p><p>In December, Louisville residents Greg Bourke and Michael De Leon asked a federal judge to issue a ruling and implement an injunction against the state's ban on same-sex marriage. On Monday, Beshear and Conway asked the judge to deny Bourke and De Leon's request.</p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 11:43:15 +0000 Joseph Lord 8237 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Leaders File Response to Lawsuit Challenging Same-Sex Marriage Ban Third Democrat Enters Louisville Metro Council District 9 Race http://wfpl.org/post/third-democrat-enters-louisville-metro-council-district-9-race <p>A third Democratic candidate has jumped in the race to replace retiring Louisville Metro Councilwoman Tina Ward-Pugh.</p><p>Mollie Young <a href="http://www.mollieforlouisville.com/">Noe is a real estate broker who lives in the Crescent Hill neighborhood</a>. She also owns a franchise restaurant in the St. Matthews area.</p><p>The contest for the District 9 seat has already drawn a competitive field of candidates. Attorney Chris Hartley and gay rights activist Greg Bourke have also filed to run in the Democratic primary.</p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 15:30:00 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 8213 at http://wfpl.org Third Democrat Enters Louisville Metro Council District 9 Race Gay Rights Activist Who Sued Boy Scouts Running for Louisville Metro Council http://wfpl.org/post/gay-rights-activist-who-sued-boy-scouts-running-louisville-metro-council <p>A prominent gay rights activist is running for the Louisville Metro Council seat being vacated by Democrat Tina Ward-Pugh.</p><p>Greg Bourke is a Humana applications consultant who gained national attention when he <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/gay-boy-scout-leader-greg-bourke-starts-online-petition">petitioned against the Boy Scouts of America</a> after he was <a href="http://www.whas11.com/video/featured-videos/Boy-Scout-leader-says-he-was-forced-out-because-he-is-gay-166791766.html">kicked out of a local troop for being gay</a>.</p> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 18:11:52 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 8079 at http://wfpl.org Gay Rights Activist Who Sued Boy Scouts Running for Louisville Metro Council