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Texas Supreme Court Curbs Same-sex Marriage Benefits

The Supreme Court of Texas held that the U.S. Supreme Court opinion recognizing the right of same-sex couples to marry does not automatically entitle them to spousal employment benefits. The unanimous court held that the 2015 opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges did not address the right to tax, insurance, or other benefits–only the right to marry.

Germany Legalises Same-Sex Marriage After Merkel U-Turn

BERLIN (AP) – German lawmakers voted Friday to legalise same-sex marriage after a short but emotional debate, bringing the country in line with many of its Western peers. Though Chancellor Angela Merkel voted against the measure, she paved the way for its passage by freeing other members of her party to vote their “conscience.”

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Conservatives Send Letter to Trump Seeking Executive Order to Protect Religious Freedom

Dozens of conservatives and faith-based groups have signed on to a Council for National Policy letter, urging President Donald Trump to sign an executive order to protect the religious liberty of people and organizations that have been targeted by the federal government for expressing their beliefs on traditional marriage, the sanctity of life from birth to natural death, and other social issues.

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Texas Court Hears Case to Curb Gay Marriage Rights

The Supreme Court of Texas heard oral arguments today in a case where Houston taxpayers sued urging that subsidizing employment benefits for the spouse of a same-sex couple is illegal. Lawyers for the taxpayers describe the case as “the only one of its kind in the nation.”

Marine Le Pen Pledges to Abolish Same-Sex Marriage

As part of her 144 pledges to the French people, anti-mass migration Front National presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has said she will abandon gay marriages in favour of civil partnerships. Earlier this month after holding her campaign launch in Lyon,

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