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State Supreme Court upholds Westchester's recognition of gay marriage
The Journal News
3/13/2007"Westchester County Executive Andrew Spano's executive order recognizing gay marriages performed outside New York does not violate the state Constitution, a state Supreme Court justice ruled yesterday.

State Supreme Court may give gays a medical victory
Los Angeles Times
5/29/2008"Two weeks after deciding same-sex couples are entitled to marry, the California Supreme Court appeared ready Wednesday to rule that physicians have no constitutional right to refuse medical treatment to gays on grounds it would violate their religious beliefs.

State Rep. Deborah Mell has legal gay marriage in Iowa
Chicago Sun Times
"State Rep. Deborah Mell (D-Chicago) quietly made Illinois history last week. She got married. To a woman. "But she had to go to Iowa to do it. "...'Their Iowa marriage is deemed to be a civil union under Illinois law,' said Christopher Clark, senior staff attorney for Lambda Legal, a national civil rights organization."

State high court gets same-sex marriage briefs
San Mateo County Times
4/3/2007"Gay-marriage advocates filed their opening briefs Monday with California's Supreme Court, firing the first salvo in the final battle over whether the state's statutory ban passes constitutional muster.

State Court of Appeals to Hear Two Same-Sex Marriage Cases
The New York Times
3/31/2009"The state's highest court agreed on Tuesday to hear arguments in two cases that challenge New York's recognition of same-sex-marriages legally performed elsewhere.

Spitzer tries to regain initiative with lawmakers
The Journal News
4/29/2007"While the state Senate remains focused on adopting a new death-penalty law, Gov. Eliot Spitzer last week filed bills on issues ranging from gay marriage to court reorganization, redistricting and abortion rights."... Spitzer has proposed that New York become the second state, after Massachusetts, to legalize the unions.

Sneakiness wins in Michigan court
The Detroit News
5/12/2008"When Michigan voters headed to the polls in 2004 to decide the fate of a proposed amendment to the state constitution, they'd been told the following by its lead proponent:

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments

SkyWest Accused of Discriminating Against Gay Couples
KESQ Palm Springs
10/29/2009"A worker for SkyWest, a partner of Delta Airlines operating out of Palm Springs International Airport, says he wants the same benefits given to married couples in the company.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace

SkyWest accused of bias against gay couples
San Francisco Chronicle
10/31/2009"A SkyWest Airlines baggage agent who married his partner last year after the California Supreme Court legalized same-sex unions says the airline is breaking state law by refusing to give his husband the free fares it provides to heterosexual spouses.

Six same-sex couples ask N.J.'s top court for permission to wed
New Jersey Star-Ledger
3/18/2010"Lambda Legal announces the details of legal action seeking marriage equality for same-sex couples in New Jersey. Calling the state's civil unions law a failed experiment, six same-sex couples yesterday asked the state Supreme Court to grant them the right to marry.