Listen: Remembering Judge John Heyburn

May 1, 2015

U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II, who struck down Kentucky's ban on same-sex marriage and ruled on other groundbreaking cases for Louisville, died earlier this week. Read Story

Michelle McKelvey (left) and Meg McKelvey sit near demonstrators outside of the Supreme Court on Tuesday. They have been together for two years.

Justices Deeply Divided Over Same-Sex-Marriage Arguments

April 29, 2015

The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court seemed closely divided Tuesday over the question of gay marriage, with Justice Anthony Kennedy likely holding the deciding vote. Read Story

Plaintiffs left to right: Larry Ysunza, Tim Love, Tammy Boyd and Kim Franklin.

Louisvillians Involved In Same-Sex Marriage Case Feel Relief as End Nears

April 28, 2015

Kentuckians involved in the gay marriage cases before the U.S. Supreme Court say they are relieved the legal battle is near its end. Read Story

Supporters of same-sex marriage rally in front of the Supreme Court before the justices heard arguments Tuesday. The hearing was disrupted by an opponent of gay marriage who yelled loudly in the courtroom before — and while — he was removed.

Supreme Court Hears Challenge To 4 States’ Same-Sex-Marriage Ban

April 28, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments Tuesday about whether states have the power to ban same-sex marriage. A dozen couples are challenging the bans in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee. Read Story

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107 of 138 Kentucky Legislators Support the State’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

April 28, 2015

The amici curiae, or “friends of the court,” brief is signed by 76 of 100 members of the Democrat-led House and 31 out of 38 members of the Republican-led Senate. Read Story

Protesters hold a pro-gay-rights flag outside the US Supreme Court on Saturday, countering the demonstrators who attended the March For Marriage in Washington, D.C. The Supreme Court meets on Tuesday to hear arguments over whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to wed in the United States, with a final decision expected in June.

Legal Battle Over Gay Marriage Hits The Supreme Court Tuesday

April 28, 2015

People have been lining up outside the U.S. Supreme Court for days hoping that they will be among the lucky ones to get a seat for Tuesday's historic arguments on gay marriage. Read Story

Chief Justice John Roberts (from left) and Justices Anthony M. Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen G. Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor at the State of the Union address earlier this year.

Same-Sex Marriage, In The Justices’ Words

April 27, 2015

To say that there has been a revolution in the law when it comes to gay rights is an understatement. Read Story

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How Lawsuits Against Kentucky’s Gay Marriage Ban Reached The U.S. Supreme Court

April 26, 2015

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments for same-sex marriage lawsuits, and the plaintiffs include 12 couples from Kentucky. Once a Supreme Court decision is made, likely this summer, the question of whether states must allow same-sex marriage will be answered. Read Story

Jayne Rowse (left) and April DeBoer with their four children, Jacob (from left), Rylee, Nolan and Ryanne at a news conference in March.

Meet The ‘Accidental Activists’ Of The Supreme Court’s Same-Sex-Marriage Case

April 21, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court hears legal arguments next week in the legal battle over same-sex marriage. It's an extraordinarily high-stakes clash, but the men and women at the center of it see themselves as incredibly ordinary. The 12 couples and two widowers include doctors, lawyers, an Army sergeant, nurses and teachers. Read Story

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Prop 8 Attorney David Boies: Support For Same-Sex Marriage Will Grow in Kentucky and Elsewhere

March 25, 2015

Public opinion will flip in favor of same-sex marriage—though it will take time to happen, an attorney who helped lead the legal fight against California's anti-same-sex union law Proposition 8 said in Louisville this week. Read Story