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Local News
4:58 pm
Mon June 29, 2015

After Receiving Marriage License, Same-Sex Couples Begin to Marry in McLennan County

The McLennan County clerk’s office began issuing same-sex marriage licenses just a couple of hours after the Supreme Court’s ruling on Friday. Now any time a couple gets a marriage license in Texas, there’s a mandatory 72-hour waiting period to get married, and that time was up for one same-sex couple in Waco, who according to local LGBTQ advocacy group InterWaco, had the first legal same-sex wedding in McLennan County.


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Texas News
4:43 pm
Mon June 29, 2015

Proffesor Says Texas AG's Opinion on Same-Sex Marriage Could Hold Up, Could Fizzle

Ken Paxton says county clerks can refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples based on religious objections

Same-sex marriage is now the law of the land. But, according to the state's top attorney, not every county clerk has to perform those marriages, if they don't want to. As Houston public media’s David Pitman found, there are ways that opinion could hold up, and ways that it could fall apart.


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Latin America
4:25 pm
Mon June 29, 2015

Like Greece, Cash-Strapped Puerto Rico Needs A Fiscal Lifeline

Originally published on Mon June 29, 2015 6:24 pm

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Politics
4:25 pm
Mon June 29, 2015

Cruz: States Have 'No Obligation' To Accept Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Originally published on Mon June 29, 2015 4:41 pm

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Law
4:25 pm
Mon June 29, 2015

Supreme Court Rules To Keep Texas Abortion Clinics Open

Originally published on Mon June 29, 2015 4:41 pm

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