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Wednesday, November 13, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

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Gay marriage in Spokane: The trip to wedded bliss

After 18 years, two states and one Supreme Court decision, Kat Pinette and Hosanna Lahaie-Lee said their “I do’s.” Pinette and Lahaie-Lee held hands on Aug. 22 before a small …


Supreme Court opens doors for same-sex couples in Washington

OLYMPIA – Same-sex couples in Washington, one of the first states where voters legalized their marriages, stand to gain hundreds of legal benefits as federal courts and agencies weigh the …


Supreme Court gives gay marriage historic boost

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court made history while it set up new challenges Wednesday with two victories for marriage equality. In a pair of high-profile decisions, the divided court effectively …


As Idaho’s same-sex marriage ban remains, federal benefits murky

BOISE – Idaho’s ban on same-sex marriage and civil unions will remain intact. “There really isn’t a direct impact on Idaho law,” said Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden, noting that …


Figuring out the rulings’ effects

WASHINGTON – Two landmark Supreme Court rulings that bolster gay marriage rights don’t remove all barriers to same-sex unions by a long shot. Where gay couples live still will have …


Federal judge rules gay marriage ban unconstitutional

BOSTON – The federal law banning gay marriage is unconstitutional because it interferes with the right of a state to define the institution and therefore denies married gay couples some …


Judge: Federal gay marriage ban unconstitutional

The federal law banning gay marriage is unconstitutional because it interferes with the right of a state to define the institution and therefore denies married gay couples some federal benefits, …