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Grand Ronde Tribe Allows Same Sex Marriages

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 2, 2015

Last week the Grand Ronde Tribal Council passed an ordinance allowing members to marry in the Tribal Court. The ordinance specifically includes a non-discrimination clause that would allow same-sex couples to marry.

News Roundtable: Sept. 4, 2015

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 4, 2015

It’s time for our news roundtable, where we take a look at some of the biggest stories of the week with a rotating panel of journalists and other news watchers.

U.S. Supreme Court Rules On Same-Sex Marriage

OPB | Broadcast: June 26, 2015

The ruling makes same-sex marriage legal in every state.

The Role Of Plaintiffs In Supreme Court Cases

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 21, 2015

WEDNESDAY: As we look ahead to the Supreme Court case on same-sex marriage, we'll ask: how important is it to have sympathetic plaintiffs at the Supreme Court level?

David Shields and Caleb Powell Disagree

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 20, 2015

TUESDAY: The writers David Shields and Caleb Powell spent a weekend arguing with each other and then turned their quarrel into a book: "I Think You're Totally Wrong."

News Roundtable: October 9, 2014

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 9, 2014

THURSDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the last week, including Oregon First Lady Cylvia Hayes admitting she illegally married an 18-year-old immigrant so he could stay in the U.S.

Could the U.S. Supreme Court Rule On Oregon's Same-Sex Marriage Ruling?

OPB | Broadcast: May 30, 2014

FRIDAY: The National Organization for Marriage has filed an emergency appeal with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy over Oregon's legalization of same-sex marriage.

News Roundtable: May 23, 2014

OPB | Broadcast: May 23, 2014

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Judge Strikes Down Oregon's Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

OPB | Broadcast: May 19, 2014

MONDAY: Judge Michael McShane ruled on Oregon's same-sex marriage ban Monday at noon.

News Roundtable: May 16, 2014

OPB | Broadcast: May 16, 2014

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Oregon Same-Sex Marriage Case Is Back In Court Today

OPB | Broadcast: May 14, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Judge Michael McShane ruled today on the National Organization for Marriage's motion to intervene in the case.

News Roundtable: April 25, 2014

OPB | Broadcast: April 25, 2014

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Judge Hears Oral Arguments In Marriage Case

OPB | Broadcast: April 24, 2014

THURSDAY: Attorneys for four couples seeking to overturn Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage made their arguments in court Wednesday.

Same-Sex Marriage Case Begins In Oregon

OPB | Broadcast: April 23, 2014

WEDNESDAY: A federal judge will hear oral arguments from plaintiffs challenging Oregon's constitutional definition of marriage as between "one man and one woman."

News Roundtable: February 21, 2014

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 21, 2014

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Oregon AG Won't Defend Law Barring Same-Sex Marriage

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 20, 2014

THURSDAY: Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced she won't defend the state's law barring same-sex marriage.

Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Same-Sex Marriage

OPB | Broadcast: March 27, 2013

This week the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments for and against same-sex marriage laws.

Same-Sex Marriage Advocates Eye 2014 Oregon Ballot

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 12, 2013

Advocates of same-sex marriage in Oregon announced their intention to put the matter before voters again in 2014.

Gene Robinson

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 31, 2012

The first openly gay Episcopal bishop has written a book for people conflicted about gay marriage.

Same-Sex Couples & Immigration

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 28, 2012

Same-sex couples face difficult choices when one partner is from another country.