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Idaho high court: Unmarried gay partner has no custody right 

The Idaho Supreme Court has denied custody and visitation rights to a gay woman who raised a child with her former partner. In the ruling handed down Wednesday, the unanimous court said that because Jane Doe's former partner is the one who was artificially inseminated and conceived the baby, and because the two women weren't married...

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MONDAY, JULY 6, 2015

Catching up on the week's news... 

There’s plenty of news to catch up on from the past week that I’ve been gone, starting with the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states the Friday before last. Gay marriage already became legal in Idaho last October, but Gov....

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FRIDAY, FEB. 6, 2015

Gay marriage case could cost Idaho another $300,000

Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The legal team that successfully fought to overturn Idaho's ban on gay marriage has filed paperwork seeking an additional $300,000 in court costs. Boise attorney and lead counsel Deborah Ferguson filed the three-page...

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SUNDAY, JAN. 25, 2015

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Boise Police Chief Mike Masterson addresses an "Add the Words" rally on the state Capitol steps on Saturday (UI Argonaut / George Wood)

More than 1,000 rally for 'Add the Words' bill

More than 1,000 people rallied at the state Capitol on Saturday for the “Add the Words” bill, to add the words “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to the Idaho Human Rights Act and outlaw discrimination on those bases in housing, employment and public accommodations. Among...

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