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John G. Roberts, Jr.

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  • Coverage worries persist amid relief over health care ruling

    Throughout the country, relief was the dominant emotion among consumers who get help from the government to lower their health insurance costs following Thursday's Supreme Court ruling upholding the subsidies underpinning President Barack Obama's health...
  • Gay marriage affirmed amid an eloquent battle of words and visions

    Gay marriage affirmed amid an eloquent battle of words and visions
    Any nonlawyer who has spent much time reading court decisions knows what an eye-glazing slog they can be. Some jurists, though, write with flair and style, and today’s Supreme Court decision┬árecognizing the fundamental right of gays to marry...
  • History in the making: Supreme Court legalizes same-sex marriage

    WASHINGTON Same-sex marriage is now legal in all 50 states, following a landmark and long-awaited Supreme Court decision Friday. In a resounding opinion that caps a remarkable transformation of the social, legal and political landscapes, the divided high...
  • Conservatives attack, rescue Obamacare

    What a deal. The Supreme Court's Obamacare decision reminds me of a demand that an aide to the late Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley is said to have given to reporters: Don't write what the mayor says, write what he means. Conservatives hoped that the...
  • Supreme Court ruling strengthens marriage: Editorial

    Supreme Court ruling strengthens marriage: Editorial
    With Friday's landmark Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide, another pillar of state-sanctioned discrimination in America has crumbled. No longer will any states be permitted to deny their gay citizens the freedom to marry....
  • Justice Scalia's method triumphs in Obamacare case, if not his views

    Justice Scalia's method triumphs in Obamacare case, if not his views
    It's not been a good week for Justice Antonin Scalia, who was on the losing end of major decisions on same-sex marriage, the Affordable Care Act and housing discrimination. But on the Obamacare case, at least, his views on how the court should interpret...
  • Gay marriage ruling draws mixed responses in Hampton Roads, Virginia

    Gay marriage ruling draws mixed responses in Hampton Roads, Virginia
    News of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to legalize gay marriage nationwide Friday was met in Hampton Roads with both joy and disappointment. The decision includes a requirement that states recognize marriages performed in other states – a...
  • Same-sex marriage may still have opponents, but 'it is so ordered'

    Same-sex marriage may still have opponents, but 'it is so ordered'
    "However heartened the proponents of same-sex marriage might be on this day, it is worth acknowledging what they have lost, and lost forever: the opportunity to win the true acceptance that comes from persuading their fellow citizens of the justice of...
  • With court defeat, GOP health law effort now aimed at '16

    The Supreme Court's resounding rejection of a conservative attempt to gut President Barack Obama's health care overhaul won't stop Republicans from attacking the law they detest. But now, their efforts will be chiefly about teeing up the issue for the...
  • After gay marriage ruling, what will courts do next?

    WASHINGTON The Supreme Court's long-anticipated ruling upholding same-sex marriage rights sets the stage for new legal battles to come. The question of rights for transgender individuals may come next. Equal access to workplace protections and provisions...
  • Supreme Court, with decisions this week, skips over the political process

    Congratulations to the gay-rights community for its victory in Obergefell v. Hodges. Anyone familiar with liberty's history in our country knew that the American people, sooner or later, would reach this point. But with unprecedented speed (President...