Wed., April 3, 2013 7:43am
U.S. Supreme Court rulings in two same sex marriage cases might set the stage for a separate challenge to Georgia's state constitutional amendment banning gay marriage, and one expert thinks the legal dominoes from last week’s oral arguments could fall quickly.
Tue., March 26, 2013 12:51pm
No matter what happens with two same-sex marriage cases before the U.S. Supreme Court this week, gay marriage will probably remain against the law in Georgia, according to Mercer University law professor David Oedel.
Wed., December 12, 2012 8:18am
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed is saying he now supports gay marriage and that same-sex couples have a "fundamental right" to wed. Reed announced his view Tuesday as he signed a resolution passed by Atlanta's City Council showing support for same-sex marriage.
Fri., November 30, 2012 7:20am
U.S. Supreme Court justices meet Friday to decide if they will hear any of several cases involving the federal Defense of Marriage Act, which bans federal recognition of same-sex marriages. What will the court’s action mean for Georgia’s state constitutional ban on gay marriage?
Thu., September 20, 2012 6:57pm
Chick-fil-A is making another statement about recent reports that it will stop giving money to groups that oppose gay marriage, but the company did not make any clearer whether it is still funding them
Thu., September 20, 2012 7:38am
A Georgia-based restaurant chain that drew national attention when its owner reaffirmed his opposition to same-sex marriage says it's leaving the debate to politicians in the future.
Fri., August 3, 2012 7:28am
Gay rights activists and other supporters of marriage equality plan a national "Kiss In" at Chick-fil-A restaurants Friday to protest the fast-food chain owners' opposition to same-sex unions. The gatherings come two days after hundreds of thousands of customers recognized "Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day."
Wed., August 1, 2012 6:27pm
Chick-fil-A supporters are eating at the chicken chain's restaurants as the company continues to be criticized for an executive taking a public position against same-sex marriage. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, a Baptist minister, declared Wednesday "Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day."
Thu., July 26, 2012 3:13pm
All of a sudden, biting into a fried chicken sandwich has become a political statement. The latest uproar in the nation's culture wars began earlier this month when Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy said he was against same-sex marriage. The Cathy family has never hid from its Southern Baptist views, closing its restaurants on Sundays.
Thu., June 21, 2012 8:02am
A day after electing their first African-American president, Southern Baptists passed a resolution opposing the idea that same-sex marriage is a civil rights issue.