Greg Bourke

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9:22 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Kentucky Same-Sex Marriage Case To Be Argued In Federal Appeals Court on Aug. 6

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 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.

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 recently that a decision could be made in the weeks or months following those oral arguments. 

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7:15 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Judge to Soon Issue Final Opinion in Out-of-State Same-Sex Marriage Case

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A federal judge intends to issue on final ruling on whether Kentucky must recognize out-of-state same-sex marriages within the next day.

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.

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1:53 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

Strange Fruit: A Chat with the Attorneys on Ky.'s Same-Sex Marriage Case; Jordan Davis Murder Trial

In the studio with attorneys Dan Canon and Laura Landenwich

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6:43 am
Wed January 15, 2014

Kentucky Leaders File Response to Lawsuit Challenging Same-Sex Marriage Ban

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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.

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.

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10:30 am
Mon January 13, 2014

Third Democrat Enters Louisville Metro Council District 9 Race

Democratic Council candidate Mollie Younger Noe

A third Democratic candidate has jumped in the race to replace retiring Louisville Metro Councilwoman Tina Ward-Pugh.

Mollie Young Noe is a real estate broker who lives in the Crescent Hill neighborhood. She also owns a franchise restaurant in the St. Matthews area.

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.

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1:11 pm
Tue December 31, 2013

Gay Rights Activist Who Sued Boy Scouts Running for Louisville Metro Council

Louisville Metro Council candidate Greg Boruke
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A prominent gay rights activist is running for the Louisville Metro Council seat being vacated by Democrat Tina Ward-Pugh.

Greg Bourke is a Humana applications consultant who gained national attention when he petitioned against the Boy Scouts of America after he was kicked out of a local troop for being gay.

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