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Church says gay teacher fired by Miami Catholic school

Archdiocese of Miami officials confirmed first-grade teacher Jocelyn Morffi lost her job at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School the day after she returned from her wedding.

State pays $300K to magistrate who quit over gay marriage

North Carolina is paying a $300,000 legal settlement to a former magistrate who resigned under duress because she said her religious beliefs prevented her from marrying gay couples.

Speaker Moore: Bill against gay marriage will die in committee

A bill in the North Carolina General Assembly that targets federal legalization of gay marriage will not move forward.

Gay teacher sues Charlotte school for firing him

A gay substitute teacher has sued a Roman Catholic school in North Carolina for firing him after he announced his wedding to a man.

Couples file appeal over North Carolina gay-marriage law

Three couples want an appeals court to revive their challenge to a North Carolina law allowing magistrates with religious objections to refuse to perform same-sex marriages.

Judge dismisses challenge to NC gay-marriage law

A federal judge has dismissed a challenge to a North Carolina law that allows magistrates to refuse to marry same-sex couples by citing religious beliefs.

Judge: Lawmakers, magistrates can’t enter gay marriage case

A federal judge won't allow North Carolina legislative leaders and some state magistrates for now to become defendants in a lawsuit seeking to overturn a state law allowing magistrates to refuse officiate at gay marriages because of religious beliefs.

Gay marriage: Court rejects GOP claim in NC case

A federal judge has rejected the claims of GOP leaders that North Carolina's Democratic attorney general won't adequately defend a state law that lets magistrates refuse to perform gay marriages based on their religious beliefs.

Survey: More acceptance of social changes – except divorce

A new survey says Americans are more accepting of gay relationships and couples living together before marriage - but they've grown less comfortable with divorce.

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