(Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday reaffirmed her earlier ruling that same-sex couples in Alabama have a right to wed under the Constitution, but she put the ruling on hold until the U.S. Supreme Court issues a landmark decision on gay marriage. Show More Summary
Via Instapundit, we learned CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin has a piece in The New Yorker called “Obama’s Game of Chicken with the Supreme Court.” He imagines who will suffer if the Supreme Court rules against the Obama Administration in the Obamacare subsidy case, King v. Show More Summary
The Supreme Court is expected to rule on the Affordable Care Act this summer
This post was originally written on April 28th, 2015. "Rights are won only by those who make their voices heard." ? Harvey Milk stood outside the Supreme Court of the United States building as a straight ally in support of marriage equality,...Show More Summary
MONTGOMERY, Ala (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that gays and lesbians have the right to marry in all Alabama counties, but placed her decision on hold until the U.S. Supreme Court issues a ruling on same-sex marriage. U.S DistrictShow More Summary
An Alabama judge makes her previous ruling against the state's marriage equality ban effective statewide, but stays the judgment until the Supreme Court rules on marriage equality early this summer. The post Alabama judge orders pro-marriage equality decision effective statewide, stays effect until SCOTUS ruling appeared first on Equality On Trial.
African-Americans who attended racially diverse schools have better cognitive abilities decades after graduation, according to a new study. The study, published around the time of the recent 61st anniversary of Supreme Court's historic Brown v. Show More Summary
U.S. District Court Judge Callie Granade, the federal judge who opened the door to marriage equality in Alabama earlier this year before the state Supreme Court halted all same-sex marriages with in a "defiant" ruling, has a new order out...
There's been an extraordinary amount of speculation about who might be exposed to blame if the U.S. Supreme Court rules for the plaintiffs in King v. Burwell. Since it's Republicans...
The Supreme Court is deliberating right now whether or not there is a constitutional right to same-sex ‘marriage.’ This ruling could impact children, the family, and the future of America for generations to come. The court is expected to announce its ruling by the last day of June, which is precisely 40 days from [...]
Prominent evangelist Franklin Graham wants Ruth Bader Ginsburg to finally “see the truth of Scripture” and vote against same-sex marriage as the Supreme Court gears up to rule on the matter next month. Graham, who is the son of famous...Show More Summary
This time, the forces of religious discontent are not mustering in support of racism, they're mustering in favor of anti-gay discrimination. The post Anti-Gay Groups Gear Up To Fight A 30-Year-Old Supreme Court Victory Over Racism appeared first on ThinkProgress.
"More will follow," a friend whispered to me on the phone in a voice filled with disappointment and consternation. The two of us had just discovered that one of our favorite college professors was let go due to our alma mater's dire financial situation. Show More Summary
Shutterstock has lots of images of a white lady in a convertible receiving a traffic ticket, but that's not what this story is about. bikeriderlondon/Shutterstock Earlier this week, the Washington state Supreme Court ordered a $12 increase in the maximum fine for most traffic violations. Show More Summary
THE CRUMBLING TEFLON PRESIDENCY?: Jeffrey Toobin has a piece in The New Yorker today called “Obama’s Game of Chicken with the Supreme Court.” His thesis is that if the Supreme Court rules against the Obama Administration in the Obamacare subsidy case, King v. Burwell, the blame for the loss of subsidies of individuals living in States […]
The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled that IBM was not entitled to insurance for magnetic tapes that fell off a truck since there was “no evidence that anyone ever accessed the information on the tapes or that their loss caused injury to any IBM employee.”
Ireland's media has ignored a Supreme Court ruling that both sides of the debate be given equal coverage.
Michelangelo Signorile interviewed notorious Texas state Rep. Cecil Bell this week, grilling him about his quixotic pursuit of legislation that Bell believes would allow his state to defy the US Supreme Court on same-sex marriage. Listen...Show More Summary
If you’re a police officer called on to help a woman coping with a serious mental illness, but on arrival, she feels threatened after you use a key to let yourself into her apartment, what do you do? What if, in response to your entry, she grabs a small kitchen... More »
Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal (D) served notice Thursday to public employee unions and the school system—two big pieces of the operating budget—that revenue lost as a result of the Supreme Court’s Wynne case decision will have a huge impact on spending over the next two years.Read full article >>