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  • U.S. Supreme Court justice temporarily blocks Idaho gay marriage ruling

    U.S. Supreme Court justice temporarily blocks Idaho gay marriage ruling
    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy temporarily blocked gay marriages from beginning in Idaho on Wednesday after state officials requested a freeze on Tuesday's federal appeals court ruling striking down Idaho's same-sex marriage ban. The brief...
  • U.S. Supreme Court weighs worker pay for Amazon security checks

    U.S. Supreme Court weighs worker pay for Amazon security checks
    The U.S. Supreme Court appeared divided on Wednesday over whether companies must pay workers for time spent undergoing security checks at the end of their shifts in a case involving an Amazon.com Inc contractor. Employees of Integrity Staffing Solutions...
  • Supreme Court clears the way for gay marriage in 11 more states

    Just 12 years ago, it was illegal for gays and lesbians to marry anywhere in the U.S. But Monday,‎ the drive to legalize same-sex marriage — which began some two decades ago as a seemingly far-fetched quest — neared final victory as...
  • Vegas awaiting wedding boom as way is cleared for same-sex marriage

    First it was on, then it was off and now it's on again. We're speaking, of course, about same-sex marriage in Nevada, which was cleared for takeoff on Tuesday, halted Wednesday morning and reinstated later that same day. All of which has left...
  • Why won't the Supreme Court decide on same-sex marriage?

     Why won't the Supreme Court decide on same-sex marriage?
    Gay rights supporters were simultaneously jubilant and perplexed Monday when the Supreme Court announced that it wouldn't review three decisions by federal appeals courts striking down state bans on same-sex marriage. We share their mixed feelings....
  • Supreme Court grants Ohio's request to shorten early-voting period

    The Supreme Court ordered a halt Monday to early voting in Ohio that was scheduled to begin this week, clearing the way for the state to close polls on the Sunday before election day, when African American turnout has been heaviest. The emergency order,...
  • Court's silence on marriage speaks volumes [Editorial]

    Court's silence on marriage speaks volumes  [Editorial]
    Marriage equality took one of its biggest leaps forward today without anything happening at all. By deciding not to hear any of the same-sex marriage cases appealed to it, the Supreme Court immediately voided bans on gay marriage in five more states...
  • University of Texas can use race as factor in admissions, court rules

    The University of Texas can consider race in undergraduate admissions to promote diversity, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. Acting in a lawsuit that the U.S. Supreme Court had sent back last year, Judge Patrick Higginbotham wrote that considering...
  • Supreme Court ruling on prayer at board meetings still reverberates

    The letter arrived in Sue Galloway's mailbox with no return address and a brief message warning Galloway, who is Jewish, to "be careful." It was signed "666." Across town, Linda Stephens, an atheist, received a similarly worded letter, along with a...
  • A narrow decision from the narrow minded [Commentary]

    A narrow decision from the narrow minded [Commentary]
    Relax. This is not a slippery slope. So Justices Samuel Alito writing for the majority and Anthony Kennedy writing in concurrence, take pains to assure us in the wake of the Supreme Court's latest disastrous decision. The same august tribunal that...
  • Supreme Court Limits Progressivism

    Two 5-4 decisions last week on the final decision day of the Supreme Court's term dealt with issues that illustrate the legal consequences of political tactics by today's progressives. One case demonstrated how progressivism's achievement, the...