DOMA decision kicks off money chase

Jun 27, 2013
The Supreme Court’s gay marriage decision launches major fundraising efforts from both sides.

Same-sex wedding planners get a boost from Supreme Court

Jun 27, 2013
Based on U.S. Census data, hundreds of thousands of gay and lesbian couples are living together in the U.S. but not yet married -- a big market opportunity for wedding planners and vendors.

What's the future of the referendum industry after Prop 8?

Jun 27, 2013
After yesterday's Supreme Court decision, the same sex marriage ban in California, Prop 8, is effectively no more. So what's the future of referenda in the wake of the high court decision?

The businesses who supported gay marriage

Jun 26, 2013
Many corporations, from Marriott to Pfizer to Viacom, signed an amicus brief in opposition to DOMA.

DOMA's death changes economic life today

Jun 26, 2013
The Supreme Court's ruling striking down DOMA will change federal tax and social security benefits for legally married gay and lesbian couples around the country.
Hundreds of people gathered outside the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, DC on June 26, 2013 in anticipation of the rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California's Proposition 8.
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Some must read economic news from Court's ruling on gay marriage

Jun 19, 2013
Catching you up on what you need to know about the Supreme Court rulings on cases concerning legalizing same-sex marriage in the United States.

DOMA and the lesser-known benefits of gay marriage

Mar 27, 2013
Today’s Supreme Court case on gay marriage focuses on inheritance tax. But there are more than 1,000 financial programs and benefits for married couples.
Elodie Huttner of Washington, D.C., joins hundreds of other people lining up outside the Supreme Court for a chance to hear oral arguments March 27, 2013 in Washington, D.C. The Supreme Court will hear arguments in the second case this week about same-sex marriage.
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Pro-gay marriage PAC's lure moderate Republicans

Mar 25, 2013
However the Supreme Court decides two cases on same-sex marriage, some Republican PAC's are prepared to back candidates who support gay marriage.

How much does a big Supreme Court case like gay marriage cost?

Mar 25, 2013
Just getting a petition before the Supreme Court can cost a quarter-million in legal fees. If accepted, cases that have taken years of strategizing, while working their way through lower courts, can cost millions.

Tech companies tell Supreme Court: We support same-sex marriage

Feb 28, 2013
Technology firms like Facebook and eBay are heavily represented among corporations and cities filing briefs supporting same-sex marriage in cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.