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  • From gay marriage to polygamy?

    From gay marriage to polygamy?
    If you're one of those rare people who think one spouse is not enough, your prayers may be answered. After the Supreme Court decision in favor of gay marriage, conservative critics spotted sister wives on the horizon. "Polygamy, here we come!" tweeted...
  • North Carolina editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers: June 29 The News & Observer, Raleigh, North Carolina, on lethal injection ruling: In a challenge to Oklahoma's use of the drug midazolam in executions, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upheld the...
  • Reg Henry: Marriage decision timed to perfection

    Just in time for the Fourth of July, the U.S. Supreme Court has delivered red, white and blue and a rainbow too. These are happy days for those of us who have long supported the right of gay couples to marry. This is an American moment that ought to be...
  • Editorials from around New York

    Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers: The Syracuse Post-Standard on education in New York and the state's poorest families. June 30 The most important function of New York state government is to educate its...
  • Despite Scalia, California counts

    Despite Scalia, California counts
    To the editor: The portrayal of Justice Antonin Scalia's language as set forth by columnist Steve Lopez ( “Scalia discovers we are 10th circle of hell,” Column, June 27) seemed unbelievable, so I read the dissent on the Supreme Court website....
  • Conservative churches confront new reality on gay marriage

    At First Baptist Dallas, where the pulpit was adorned Sunday with red, white and blue bunting to honor the Fourth of July, the pastor called the Supreme Court's gay marriage ruling "an affront in the face of Almighty God." The iconic rainbow colors...
  • Justice Antonin Scalia (yes, Scalia) rules for a criminal defendant

    Justice Antonin Scalia (yes, Scalia) rules for a criminal defendant
    Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has received a lot of criticism for his scabrous dissenting opinions in the same-sex marriage and Affordable Care Act decisions. (Some comedians have even turned Scalia’s dissents into a song.) But Scalia is...
  • Today in History

    Today is Monday, June 29, the 180th day of 2015. There are 185 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 29, 1767, Britain approved the Townshend Revenue Act, which imposed import duties on glass, paint, oil, lead, paper and tea...
  • Supreme Court rules Texas abortion clinics can remain open

    The Supreme Court acted Monday to keep Texas' 19 abortion clinics open, amid a legal fight that threatens to close more than half of them. The justices voted 5-4 to grant an emergency appeal from the clinics after a federal appeals court upheld new...
  • Supreme Court's gay-marriage ruling settles nothing

    The long-expected decision of the U.S. Supreme Court imposing same-sex marriage on the country has been issued. The obvious next question is whether this settles the matter, and there's a one-word answer: "Hardly." If anything, the court's decision is...
  • Supreme Court dissenters signal historic challenge to death penalty

    Supreme Court dissenters signal historic challenge to death penalty
    The Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for Oklahoma to continue using a lethal drug cocktail for executions, but, in a surprising dissent, two liberal justices opened the door to what could become a historic challenge to the death penalty itself. By a...