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Judge warns Alabama counties to comply with Supreme Court and allow gay marriages

...doesn't affect counties that have stopped issuing all marriage licenses in response to the Supreme Court decision, but a gay rights attorney said other counties must treat people equally or face penalties."We will ask Judge Granade to hold them in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-01/judge-warns-alabama-counties-comply
Court OKs same-sex marriage

...handed a crowning victory to the gay rights movement, setting off a jubilant...fourth major opinion in support of gay rights since 1996. It came on the anniversary...2011 was an important moment for gay rights, and Obama declared his support...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-26/court-oks-same-sex-marriage
Now what will happen?

Gay rights supporters cheered and danced outside the...disheartening."Indeed, a wonderful day for the gay-rights agenda ? a horrible day for democracy.Obergefell...too, might be claimed to be violating gay rights?These questions aren't merely hypothetical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-26/now-what-will-happen
Augusta Pride marks quest for equality with festival

...for full equality under the law, President Obama made history in 2013 when he became the first president to refer to gay rights in an inaugural address. "We, the people, declare today that the most evident of truths ? that all of us are created...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-06-23/augusta-pride-marks-q
Overtime

...longer attend a fundraiser held by a conservative South Carolina organization after receiving considerable backlash from gay rights groups, Clemson students and South Carolina House minority leader Todd Rutherford.The Palmetto Family Council planned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-27/overtime
A constitutional can of worms

...tax-exempt status? Will we shut out faith-based charities that help the poor and needy because they don't pass some gay-rights litmus test?If same-sex marriage is declared a constitutional right, as some are pressing for, would that right...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-04/constitutional-can-wo
Collins has praise for NCAA over Indiana law

...first openly gay NBA player, spoke at a news conference in downtown Indianapolis on Saturday with representatives from gay rights groups Athlete Ally and Lamba Legal. He was joined by Derrick Gordon, the first openly gay Division I men's basketball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-04-04/collins-has-praise-ncaa-o
Stalled 'religious freedom' measure's opponents, supporters ramp up pressure with days left

...has been criticized for not answering questions about whether that state's new law allows discrimination. National gay rights organizations have said the widespread introduction of such bills is tied to the U.S. Supreme Court's preparations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-30/stalled-religious-freedom-mea
Georgia Senate backs religious freedom bill critics say gives cover for LGBT discrimination

...recently came out against the bill. He called it "deserving of a quick death." It was also denounced by national gay-rights groups."It does not address any legitimate problem with current law and creates harmful consequences for businesses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-05/georgia-senate-backs-rel
Coach Gregg Popovich returns as Spurs win seventh in a row

...with the illness.He leads the Kings with an average of 23.5 points and 12.6 rebounds.The Kings also said Rudy Gay (right achilles tendinitis), Darren Collison (bruised left quadriceps) and Ramon Sessions (right knee strain) are probable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-11-30/coach-gregg-popovich-returns-