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12:45 am on Wednesday November 19, 2014

S.C. Same-sex marriage ban to end Thursday

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson’s' bid to stop gay couples from getting married, and such unions will become legal as of Thursday in the state, if the U.S. Supreme Court doesn't intervene.
11:57 am on Wednesday November 12, 2014

S.C.'s Gay marriage ban overuled by federal judge

U.S. District Judge Richard Mark Gergel said South Carolina's Constitutional ban on same-sex marriages could not continue. But the ruling is stayed until November 20, giving a chance for appeals to be heard by the Fourth Circuit and the U.S. Supreme...
2:02 pm on Wednesday October 15, 2014

Gay couple sues S.C. over marriage license

Charleston County councilwoman Colleen Condon and her partner have filed sued to over their marriage license application.
5:41 am on Thursday October 9, 2014

S.C. Gay marriage licenses are in a race against time

With Charleston County now granting same-sex marriage licenses, the 24 hour wait period before they go into effect has resulted in a race to the S.C. Supreme Court.
4:17 pm on Wednesday October 8, 2014

Horry County Probate Court won’t issue marriage licenses to gay couples yet

Horry County’s probate court will not issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples despite a Charleston County judge’s decision to do so Wednesday. Deirdre W. Edmonds, who oversees Horry’s probate court, said she will continue to follow the state’s...
9:45 am on Thursday July 31, 2014

Same-sex couples denied SC marriage licenses; petition drive begins

via Several same-sex couples tried to get marriage licenses in Greenville Wednesday but were denied because of the state’s ban on gay marriages. They were part of Campaign for Southern Equality’s “We Do” campaign. Supporters of gay marriage...
10:23 am on Wednesday February 26, 2014

Freedom to Marry launches $1 million campaign across South

Freedom to Marry, a pro-gay marriage organization out of New York is funding the "Southerners for the Freedom to Marry" campaign which is co-chaired by U.S. Rep Jim Clyburn (D-Columbia).  via The Washington Post "the campaign will push to grow...
11:24 am on Wednesday February 12, 2014

Could South Carolina ruling on same-sex tax filing be catalyst for change?

Just in time for Valentine’s Day the South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) issued its decree that it will not allow legally married same-sex couples - i.e. those who were wed in a state where its legal, but now reside in South Carolina - to...
9:02 am on Tuesday September 3, 2013

Columbia couple challenging SC's gay marriage ban

A Highway Patrol Trooper and her partner will be the first South Carolinians to challenge the state's constitutional amendment banning gay marriage and civil unions.
8:15 am on Tuesday April 2, 2013

Marriage equality topic of CCU ethics lecture on Thursday

You can't be on Facebook without encoutering a sea of profile pictures consisting of a red equal sign in support of marriage equality. Coastal Carolina University will host a lecture on the topic given by visiting ethicist Russ Shafer-Landau;on...