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July 5, 2014A recent report indicated that if Arizona legalized same-sex marriage, it could bring nearly $62 million to Arizona over three years.
Phoenix NewsTimes: Irony: Gay-Rights Advocates Ask AZ Attorney General Tom Horne to Respect Marriage
July 3, 2014Why Marriage Matters Arizona, a coalition of gay-rights advocates, is calling on state residents to urge Attorney General Tom Horne "to stop wasting taxpayer money defending our state's harmful constitutional amendment banning marriage for same-sex couples."
July 2, 2014Within hours of Arizona's Republican-dominated Legislature's approving a measure that established a legal defense for business owners to discriminate based on a "sincerely held religious belief," thousands of gay-rights advocates flocked to the lush green lawn at the state Capitol in Phoenix.
June 19, 2014The nation's largest Presbyterian denomination has voted to allow its pastors to perform same-sex marriages in states where such unions are legal.
June 15, 2014Luis Ortega plans to spend Father's Day with his son, Robert, at their favorite park, where they will remember Luis' partner and Robert's other dad, Christian Barco, who died suddenly last year.
June 14, 2014At the elegant Royal Palms Resort near Camelback Mountain, two Arizona conservatives of note played host to an idea.
June 10, 2014The Family Medical Leave Act's benefits will be extend to married same-sex couples in all of the U.S., under a White House announced today. The change comes as the Obama administration alters federal policies to fit the Supreme Court's repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act last June.
May 28, 2014Clergy members from several Valley churches and church groups say marriage equality is a basic tenet of their beliefs, contradicting the vocal opposition to same-sex marriage by numerous religious groups.
May 20, 2014People like Cathi Herrod and the Center for Arizona Policy must sense the water draining from the moat, the drawbridge slowly being lowered, the walls around their prejudice crumbling.
March 14, 2014A national gay rights legal group has filed a federal lawsuit challenging Arizona’s ban on same-sex marriage. Lambda Legal filed the lawsuit on the heels of challenges to others states' gay marriage bans.