Marriage Equality Round-Up 8/9/14

Written by scott on August 9th, 2014

Gay RightsHere’s our daily quick round-up of the marriage equality and LGBT rights stories that don’t warrant a full posting on the blog, or that we just didn’t have time to add. We’re able to get more news and analysis to you this way every day – enjoy!

India: The Indian federal Cabinet has officially barred same-sex couples from adopting children. full story

Uganda: Nicholas Opiyo, the lawyer who led the court challenge of Uganda’s anti-gay law, speaks out about what;s next. full story

Uganda: The Attorney General of Uganda has is appealing the ruling that struck down the country’s draconian anti-gay law. full story

Uganda: “Pastor” Scott Lively says he’s not unhappy about the Uganda law being overturned, and would like an apology from media outlets. full story

USA: A new report finds that Megan Kelly is the host who invotes anti-gay leader Tony Perkins on the most. full story

USA: Openly gay GOP candidates discuss the GOP’s position on marriage equality. full story

USA, Arkansas: Attorney General Dustin McDaniel advised state judges that they do not have to recuse themselves from the marriage equality case if facing re-election, as plaintiffs had requested. full story

USA, Florida: Attorney General Pam Bondi is asking state appeals courts to hold off on marriage equality decisions until the US Supreme Court rules on the issue. full story

USA, Texas: Opponents of Houston’s new LGBT rights ordinance were granded a temporary restraining order against the law while they sue to have petitions recognized. full story


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