What the Texas Supreme Court decided — and didn't — in its 2017 term - Texas Tribune

After 10 months and 81 decisions, the Texas Supreme Court wrapped up its 2017 term on Friday. Here's a look back at what the nine justices decided — and didn't. by Emma Platoff June 30, 2017 4:47 PM. Texas Supreme Court Building. The Texas Tribune ...

State Supreme Court Nixes Gay Marriage Benefits|Patch PM - Patch.com

Gay Marriage Benefits Nixed|Wounded SA Cop Dies|Food Recall|Theft Bust|HPD Task Force| Community Colleges|July 4th|Movies|More... By Bryan Kirk (Patch Staff) - Updated June 30, 2017 5:42 pm ET. State Supreme Court Nixes Gay Marriage ...

Foundation for Moral Law Applauds Texas Supreme Court Decision in Gay Marriage Case - Standard Newswire (press release)

MONTGOMERY, Ala., June 30, 2017 /Standard Newswire/ -- The Foundation for Moral Law applauded the Texas Supreme Court's decision today in Pidgeon v. Turner, which declined to extend benefits afforded to heterosexual married couples to same-sex ...

Houston Is At the Center Of Same-Sex Marriage Benefits Ruling - Houston Public Media

The suit charges Houston broke state law by paying for health insurance for the spouses of gay and lesbian city employees. Andrew Schneider. | Posted on June 30, 2017, 4:01 PM (Last Updated: June 30, 2017, 4:20 PM ) ...

Texas Supreme Court rules against firm seeking BP oil spill legal fees - The Louisiana Record

AUSTIN — The Texas Supreme Court recently ruled against a law firm that claims it was wrongfully excluded from settlements between the City of Houston, Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas and BP over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Texas Supreme Court denies benefits to married same-sex couples - Newsline

The Texas Supreme Court has ruled that the financial benefits of marriage do not have to be granted to same-sex couples on the same terms and conditions as opposite-sex couples. The court unanimously reached the decision on Friday in the case Pidgeon ...

Texas Court Puts Same-Sex Couples' Spousal Benefits at Risk - VICE

The state's highest court ruled that same-sex couples don't have a guaranteed right to marriage benefits. In a decision condemned by LGBTQ advocates, Texas's Supreme Court ruled Friday that same-sex couples don't have same guarantees when it comes ...

Happy Pride Month From Texas: State Supreme Court Strips Spousal Benefits From Same-Sex Couples - The Mary Sue

In case you thought the issue of marriage equality was settled—like Donald Trump did—let this be a reminder that the fight is ongoing, despite the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision in Obergefell v. Hodges. In a true feat of mental gymnastics ...

Support for same-sex marriage in the United States reaches an all-time high, poll shows - Gay Star News

Support for same-sex marriage has been growing rapidly. A new survey done by Pew Research Center shows that, even among groups who have traditionally opposed same-sex marriage, acceptance is growing. In fact, the survey found that about half of ...

Texas Supreme Court Strikes Down Gay Marriage Benefits Ruling - The Daily Caller

The Texas Supreme Court struck down a lower court's ruling that same-sex couples are entitled to marriage benefits Friday. The Court ruled in Pidgeon v. Houston that the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, while legalizing same-sex ...

Pew data on same-sex marriage requires almost no explanation - The Slowly Boiled Frog (blog)

Public Support for Same-Sex Marriage. Published by Pew Research Center on June 23. Just one more reason that the issue is settled. NOM? Please. Related content: Posted by David Cary Hart at 3:33:00 PM 2 Comments · Email ThisBlogThis!Share to ...

Texas court questions right of benefits for gay spouses - Seattle Times

FILE – In this June 29, 2015, file photo, supporters of the U.S. Supreme Courts ruling on same-sex marriage gather on the steps of the Texas Capitol for a news conference celebrating marriage equality and looking to important work ahead in Austin, Texas.

Rodriguez On Texas Supreme Court Decision: "Where Does It End?" - KRWG

Commentary: EL PASO – State Senator José Rodríguez released a statement today in response a ruling by the Texas Supreme Court that would allow for a challenge to a decision by the City of Houston to extend benefits to same-sex couples. Today's ...

Texas Supreme Court rules same-sex couple benefits may not be guaranteed - HR Dive

A ruling by the Texas Supreme Court calls into question the "reach and ramifications" of the Obergefell v. Hodges U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex marriage, particularly with respect to spousal benefits. Essentially, the court ruled ...

Texas Supreme Court throws out same-sex marriage ruling - KCBD-TV

The Texas Supreme Court has ordered a trial to reconsider a case regarding benefits to public employees in a same-sex marriage. The unanimous decision came Friday morning and threw out a lower courts ruling that allowed government subsidized benefits ...

Texas Supreme Court: No Benefits for Gay Couples - Daily Beast

An all-Republican bench holds that Obergefell does not mandate that same-sex spouses receive spousal benefits. Jay Michaelson. 06.30.17 2:25 PM ET. REUTERS/Susana Vera. The Texas Supreme Court held Friday that my marriage is not equal to a ...

Texas Supreme Court throws out pro-gay marriage benefits ruling to test 'reach' of Obergefell - Daily Kos

Ramona Ramon, left, smiles as Juanita Ramon-Pacheco wipes tears from her eyes after the couple received a marriage license at the Nueces County Courthouse on Friday, June 26, 2015, in Corpus Christi, Texas. The couple had been together for 17 years.

Benefits Row Can Test Obergefell's Reach, Texas Justices Say - Normangee Star

Today, the Texas Supreme Court ruled unanimously that married gay couples have no “inherent right” to the same benefits that the government affords to straight married couples. The benefits policy was was enacted by Houston's former, and first openly ...

Texas Supreme Court Rules Against Same-Sex Spousal Benefits - San Antonio Current

The Texas Supreme Court ruled Friday that same-sex spouses of government employees have no "inherent right" to the benefits that opposite-sex spouses receive, like dental, health, or life insurance. In a Friday ruling, the all-Republican court said ...

Texas Supreme Court rejects Tea Party challenge to campaign finance laws - Texas Tribune

The Texas Supreme Court on Friday upheld the state's ban on direct corporate campaign contributions, denying a challenge from a Tea Party group that called it unconstitutional. by Jim Malewitz June 30, 2017 12:31 PM. Graphic by Todd Wiseman. The Texas ...