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Op-Ed: A confederacy of homophobes

Washington - With federal courts knocking down same-sex marriage bans in Arizona and Alaska, the practice is now legal in 38 states and the District of Columbia. Appeals of the ban are pending in all 12 states still prohibiting it.

Op-Ed: Vegas bets on same-sex marriage

Las Vegas - It appeared at the weekend that Nevada’s bet on same-sex marriage was a winner after all. Wedding bells had begun ringing in chapels looking for business after a brief halt ordered by one U.S. Supreme Court justice.

Supreme Court denies cert in same-sex marriage cases

Today the U.S. Supreme Court denied cert in same-sex marriage cases, refusing a final ruling on the issue, but allowing same-sex couples to get married in 5 more states with more to join soon. Same-sex marriage will now be legal in the majority of states.

St. Louis police officer: I'm into diversity, I kill everybody

Ferguson - The St. Louis County police officer who pushed CNN's Don Lemon during live coverage of protests in Ferguson, MO. is now suspended from duty after an online video surfaced showing the officer launching into an hour-long racist rant.

Supreme Court puts hold on Virginia same-sex marriages

Without an explanation or a release of the vote totals, the U.S. Supreme Court today has stayed a ruling that would have allowed same-sex couples in Virginia to marry beginning on Thursday morning.

If Hobby Lobby was a Muslim-run business imposing Sharia law...

In a post on the website for his new play, Allegiance, the openly gay, former Star Trek actor George Takei commented on last week's Hobby Lobby decision by the United States Supreme Court.

Citing Hobby Lobby ruling, GITMO detainees request group prayer

Citing the Supreme Court's recent Hobby Lobby decision, attorneys for two detainees at the US military prison at Guantánamo Bay have filed a motion seeking religious freedom for their Muslim clients.

Op-Ed: Why every American is wrong about the Hobby Lobby case

Washington, D. C. - The Supreme Court handed down a 5-4 decision, stating that Hobby Lobby could not be forced to pay for contraceptives under the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare. Every American citizen lost this court case, even those that think they won.

Op-Ed: Company wants to offer anti-masturbation device to parents

Washington D.c. - A large American corporation wants to make sure youngsters don’t start making jerking off a hobby. Fortunately the Supreme Court has seen this issue from all sides.

Supreme Court strikes down abortion clinic 'buffer zones'

Washington - The United States Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that a Massachusetts law prohibiting protests near abortion clinics is unconstitutional.

Supreme Court limits police cell phone searches

Washington - In a rare unanimous ruling being hailed as a victory for privacy rights, the United States Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that cell phones generally cannot be searched by police during arrests.

U.S. Supreme Court hammers Aereo with 6-3 ruling

New York - The United States Supreme Court came down hard today on tech-media newcomer Aereo, ruling against the company in a 6-3 decision. The judgement effectively destroys the Manhattan-based business, forcing them rebuild their profit model from the ground up.

Supreme Court: Florida execution IQ limit is unconstitutional

Washington - The US Supreme Court has struck down a Florida law that sets a strict low-end cutoff for capital punishment based on defendants' IQ test scores.

U.S. Supreme Court case expands political clout of wealthy elite

On April 2, 2014 the U.S. Supreme Court overruled a 40-year-old decision upholding the legality of limits to the overall amount a single person can donate to candidates, political parties, and committees.

Op-Ed: $ome of the people — Fir$t Amendment ruling destroys US democracy

Washington - The great experiment of America as a free nation is over. Now, free speech is officially dollar-based. The Supreme Court has given American government to the rich on the basis that donations to political parties constitute a form of free speech.

Free speech wins in 'Boobies Bracelet' case

The U.S. Supreme Court handed a victory to two teenage students today when the court rejected an appeal that had sought to ban the wearing of "boobies bracelets" in Pennsylvania schools.

Op-Ed: Why Scalia’s remarks on U.S. internment camps should terrify you

Honolulu - Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told law students in Hawaii that they should expect the court to issue a ruling similar to the one that allowed U.S. citizens of Japanese descent to be interned without trial during a future conflict.

India's archaic law banning gay sex upheld by high court

In December of 2013, India's Supreme Court overturned the 2009 law decriminalizing gay sex. The ruling was met with outrage by gay-rights activists, who filed petitions challenging the ruling, asking for a review of section 377, an archaic 1860s law.

U.S. Supreme Court halts Utah same-sex marriages

Washington - The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a blow to marriage equality in Utah on Monday, granting the staunchly conservative state's request for a temporary halt on same-sex weddings while it appeals a federal judge's ruling that legalized such unions.

Op-Ed: Plight of Abbotsford's homeless reaches a pivotal point Saturday

Abbotsford - For those readers following the story of the illegal campground set up in Jubilee Park in Abbotsford, B.C., it has been one of legal ups-and-downs, with accusations of police using unauthorized force and the campers threatening to sue the city.

Supreme Court confronts religious rights of companies

The United States Supreme Court will weigh in Tuesday on the religious rights of corporations to deny contraceptives to employees under Obamacare. It will decide whether it will hear an appeal of a federal court's allowing companies that right.

Louisiana Supreme Court considers case about felons owning guns

A 2012 amendment to the Louisiana Constitution holds the ownership of firearms to be a “fundamental” right. At the time of writing, the Court is deciding whether that right extends to convicted felons.

US Supreme Court rules California must release 10,000 prisoners

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Friday that California must proceed with the release thousands of prisoners, rejecting a request by the governor's office to delay a federal order to cut the state's inmate population by 10,000.

A look at the expert witnesses in the marriage equality case

After DOMA was overturned just a few weeks ago, many are still outrage while others rejoice. This article discusses the expert witnesses in that monumental case.

Op-Ed: U.S. Supreme Court issues ruling devastating to small businesses

With most Americans celebrating long-overdue rulings on the gay rights cases, the U.S. Supreme Court recently issued a quieter ruling in a lesser-celebrated case, setting back consumers and small-businesses forced into arbitration.

Op-Ed: DOMA ruling has far-reaching effects

Washington - The Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act on Wednesday as unconstitutional, but doing so affects much more than just gay marriage.

Judge halts deportation of gay married man after DOMA ruling

New York - A New York immigration judge has halted deportation proceedings against a gay Colombian who is legally married to an American man.

Supreme Court strikes down key portion of DOMA, passes on Prop 8

Washington - In a pair of historic decisions, the United States Supreme Court has ruled that the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional, and dismissed a challenge to a lower court's ruling against Proposition 8, California's same-sex marriage ban.

Human genes cannot be patented: Supreme Court

On Thursday the Supreme Court ruled that human genes cannot be patented. However, while the naturally occurring isolated biological material cannot be patented, the synthetic version of the material can be patented.

Supreme Court approves warrantless police DNA collection

Washington - In a 5-4 ruling, the US Supreme Court has affirmed the right of police to collect DNA samples from everyone arrested-- but not charged or convicted-- for felony offenses.
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Glass facade of the Supreme Court in Brasilia destroyed by a shock wave from 2 Mirage 2000 fighter jets.
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A group supporting marriage as defined between a man and a woman demonstrates in front of the media at the Supreme Court.
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A view of the of the U.S. Capitol building from the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court
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People gather in front of the Supreme Court as arguments on the issue of same-sex marriage were heard for the first time.
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Gay rights activists walk inside the premises of the Supreme Court in New Delhi December 11  2013
Gay rights activists walk inside the premises of the Supreme Court in New Delhi December 11, 2013
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Many significant lawyers could be involved with the Supreme Court case.
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Supreme Court Justice nominee Elena Kagan walking with President Obama and Vice-President Biden
Supreme Court Justice nominee Elena Kagan walking with President Obama and Vice-President Biden
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Some extremely important decisions are taking place in and around the UK courts.
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A same-sex wedding ceremony and vows in Nyack, New York.
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Arbitrators at the Supreme Court of Canada have made a powerful ruling in favor of local unions.
Arbitrators at the Supreme Court of Canada have made a powerful ruling in favor of local unions.
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President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden applaud as Solicitor General Elena Kagan moves to the podium after the President announced her as his choice for Supreme Court Justice during an event in the East Room of the White House, May 10, 2010.
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The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington
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