May 20, 2011 The polling organization has been asking about the issue since 1996. While support has now edged above 50 percent, Gallup says the issue remains highly divisive — with older Americans and Republicans more likely to be opposed.
May 11, 2011 At issue: The concern from some members of the House that allowing the ceremonies would violate the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act.
March 30, 2011 The rules have not changed even though the administration no longer defends the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act.
August 16, 2010 California's same-sex ban lasts until at least December as an appeals court has it on review.
August 12, 2010 A federal judge lifted the stay on his decision allowing same-sex marriage. But he delayed the effective date for such marriages to Aug. 18, giving supporters of the ban time to appeal.
December 24, 2009 Talk of the Nation host Neal Conan recently interviewed two men representing different sides of the same-sex marriage debate. At the end of the show, he congratulated the man who crafted a referendum to defeat gay marriage in Maine but didn't offe...