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  • Same-sex marriages on hold in Indiana, Wisconsin

    Same-sex marriages on hold in Indiana, Wisconsin
    A federal appeals court in Chicago said today its recent ruling in favor of same-sex marriage in Indiana cannot be enforced until the U.S. Supreme Court decides whether to weigh in on the hot-button issue. Earlier this month, the 7th U.S. Circuit...
  • For convicted killer, a chance to avoid life in prison

    For convicted killer, a chance to avoid life in prison
    The victim begged for mercy. The killer showed none. But the justice system is showing some mercy for convicted murderer Janard Orange, who was 16 when he pulled the trigger and ended Gregory Smith's life outside Boyd Anderson High School in Lauderdale...
  • Standing up doesn't equal real patriotism

    Flori-DUH has done it again. Winter Garden Mayor John Rees has made the state the subject of mockery for ejecting an atheist from a city commission meeting because he refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. Rees is getting criticized from all...
  • Court: Same-sex marriage bans in Indiana, Wisconsin unconstitutional

    Court: Same-sex marriage bans in Indiana, Wisconsin unconstitutional
    Acting with unusual swiftness, a federal appeals court in Chicago upheld on Thursday lower court decisions that found same-sex marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin unconstitutional, blasting arguments in favor of the bans as “so full of holes&...
  • Appeals court rejects ban on same-sex unions in Indiana and Wisconsin

    MILWAUKEE The nation took another big stride Thursday toward a historic legal showdown over gay marriage, as a federal appeals court in Chicago unanimously struck down bans on same-sex unions in Wisconsin and Indiana. The decision by a three-judge...
  • Court rules against Wisconsin's, Indiana's gay marriage bans

    MILWAUKEE The nation took another big stride Thursday toward a historic decision on gay marriage, as a federal appeals court in Chicago unanimously struck down bans on same-sex unions in Wisconsin and Indiana. The decision by a three-judge panel of the...
  • U.S. court rejects gay-marriage bans as 'implausible'

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court judge known for his outspoken views described arguments by Wisconsin and Indiana defending bans on gay marriage as "totally implausible" on Thursday, in a ruling in favor of same-sex couples. Judge Richard...
  • Case against death penalty keeps growing

    The following editorial appeared in the Charlotte Observer on Wednesday, Sept. 3: Perhaps you remember Henry Lee McCollum. His is a name that comes up regularly when the death penalty is discussed, because the crime for which he was convicted the...
  • Bucking trend, federal judge upholds gay marriage ban in Louisiana

    Bucking trend, federal judge upholds gay marriage ban in Louisiana
    A federal judge in Louisiana threw a roadblock on what advocates thought would be an expressway toward establishing gay marriage as a fundamental national right, ruling that the state's ban on such unions was constitutional. In a 32-page decision...
  • The people speak: Televise the Supreme Court

    The people speak: Televise the Supreme Court
    For years, op-ed columnists and members of Congress have been imploring the Supreme Court to allow its public proceedings to be televised. Now cameras in the highest courtroom in the land have been endorsed by a group even less likely to sway the justices...
  • Bondi v. gay marriage: time to give up the fight

    Bondi v. gay marriage: time to give up the fight
    Five times now, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has gone to court to vigorously defend the state constitutional amendment voters approved in 2008 to define marriage as between one man and one woman. And five times, she's lost. It's time for Bondi...