- Effort to build gay marriage support heads South Updated: Feb-24-14 8:38 pm
- As suits multiply, gay-marriage backers win in Ky. Updated: Feb-12-14 6:02 pm
ATLANTA - Less than two weeks after a federal judge declared Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, a new effort has been launched in the South seeking to build wider acceptance of gay and lesbian couples in the hope of overturning similar bans across the region.
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Kentucky must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states, part of an unprecedented barrage of marriage-equality lawsuits in states where voters have overwhelmingly opposed recognition of gay and lesbian couples.