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  • U.S. appeals court challenges states on gay marriage bans

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court in Chicago appeared ready to strike down gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin after vigorously challenging the two states' attorneys at a hearing on Tuesday. The oral arguments before a three-judge panel...
  • Aug. 25 Letters: Same-sex marriage, Islamic State

    Equal treatment I was proud to see the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals overturn Virginia's ban on same-sex marriages. Contrary to the motto, Virginia has not always been "for lovers." In the case of Loving v. Virginia, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned...
  • Feds revise rule on birth control mandate

    Feds revise rule on birth control mandate
    Under increasing legal and political pressure, the Obama administration issued a new rule Friday designed to ensure that female employees have access to birth control while accommodating religious employers that object to covering it through their...
  • Federal court strikes down Florida same-sex marriage ban

    For the first time in Florida, a federal court has ruled the state's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle in Tallahassee on Thursday joined circuit court judges in Monroe, Miami-Dade and Broward counties who have...
  • U.S. Supreme Court stays same-sex marriage ruling

    U.S. Supreme Court stays same-sex marriage ruling
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday delayed a lower court decision allowing same-sex marriage in Virginia, meaning gay and lesbian couples will not be able to tie the knot beginning Thursday. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, who got the...
  • SeaWorld won't appeal ruling that keeps trainers away from orcas

    SeaWorld won't appeal ruling that keeps trainers away from orcas
    SeaWorld has decided it will not seek to overturn a court ruling that has kept its trainers from getting into the water with the parks' killer whales. The company's decision not to appeal the orca ruling to the U.S. Supreme Court was found in a filing...
  • Supreme Court blocks gay marriages from starting in Virginia

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday blocked a court order that would have allowed gay marriages in Virginia to begin Thursday, adding to the likelihood the justices will decide the issue themselves in the coming term. The brief order by the court...
  • Conservative Christian group makes endorsements in Broward judicial races

    Conservative Christian group makes endorsements in Broward judicial races
    The Christian Family Coalition, whose biggest recent cause has been fighting against lawsuits seeking to legalize gay marriage in Florida, is out with endorsements in three Broward judicial races. In a statement Tuesday evening, the organization gave...
  • SeaWorld won't appeal ruling keeping whale trainers out of water

    SeaWorld won't appeal ruling keeping whale trainers out of water
    SeaWorld Entertainment has decided not to go to the U.S. Supreme Court to appeal a citation barring trainers from performing with its killer whales. The company said in a regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission last week that it has...
  • Catholic land proposal, pot, and Bondi: Letters

    Catholic land proposal If the Catholic Diocese of Orlando truly considers itself "caretakers of God's creation" and its priorities are really "preservation and conservation of natural treasures such as Lake Howell, its wetland system, upland areas, open...
  • Why shouldn't California voters get to weigh in on Citizens United?

    Got an opinion about the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission? Feel free to weigh in, just not on the November ballot. The California Supreme Court has lodged a preemptive strike against one method of fighting...