It was a message of hope that Lambda Legal deputy development director Judi O'Kelley brought to Juneau, but also a missive to keep fighting.
JUNEAU - The minority leader of the Alaska Senate on Monday proposed to strike the constitutional ban on same-sex marriage in Alaska, calling it a matter of conscience. Sen.
A state senator introduced legislation Monday that would strike down the state's ban on same-sex marriage in the constitution. Sen.
JUNEAU - Alaska Attorney General Michael Geraghty said he will continue to defend the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, even as federal courts around the country strike down similar bans.
...crash on Egan outbound near Sunny Point at about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. The department said two people, a man and a woman, were taken to BRH for treatment of injuries.
KINTLA LAKE, Mont. - With a can of bear spray on his hip and hearing aids in both ears, Lyle Ruterbories whistles and hums as he tends to this patch of wilderness along the Canadian border.
The Senate Health and Social Services Committee heard testimony before a packed crowd Monday on a bill that would prevent private employers and landlords from discriminating against people based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
JUNEAU - Senate Minority Leader Hollis French said Thursday the legalization of same-sex marriage across the country seems inevitable. "If you can't see it coming, your eyes are closed," he said. Over the last year, the U.S.
JUNEAU - Gov. Sean Parnell says he doesn't see the state Legislature taking up the issue of same-sex marriage anytime soon.Parnell was asked Tuesday if he believes the state needs to revisit the issue, in light of recent court decisions and actions by other states this year, including Hawaii allowing same-sex couples to marry.He said he didn't think so.Parnell says the issue was already dealt with in the state constitution. In 1998, Alaska was the first state to pass a constitutional amendment defining marriage as between a man and a woman.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday signed a historic measure into law making Illinois the 16th state in the nation to allow gay marriage.
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