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  • 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...
  • Federal district judge upholds Louisiana ban on gay marriage

    NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - A federal district court judge in New Orleans upheld a Louisiana ban on gay marriage on Wednesday, in a break from a string of recent rulings against such bans in other states following a key U.S. Supreme Court ruling. The...
  • Gay marriage cases await early decision by U.S. Supreme Court

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lawyers for the state of Utah believe they have the perfect case for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide once and for all the hotly-contested legal rights issue of whether states can ban gay marriage. But so do lawyers in Virginia...
  • Texas voter ID trial opens in U.S. court

    (Reuters) - A U.S. court in Texas heard arguments on Tuesday in a case over a law requiring voters to present photo identification, a move the state's Republican leaders say will prevent fraud while plaintiffs call it an attempt at suppressing minority...
  • Supreme Court may decide if Florida judges can solicit campaign cash

    Supreme Court may decide if Florida judges can solicit campaign cash
    TALLAHASSEE — When Lanell Williams-Yulee began running for a Hillsborough County judgeship in 2009, she signed a letter to would-be supporters seeking contributions for her campaign. Now, five years later, Williams-Yulee's letter could spur the U....
  • It's time for the Supreme Court to uphold gay marriage

    It's unusual when the winners of a case ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal of their victory. But that is exactly the plea being made by lawyers for same-sex couples who successfully challenged bans on such unions in Virginia, Oklahoma and Utah....
  • Winter Garden to hold special meeting after pledge confrontation

    Winter Garden to hold special meeting after pledge confrontation
    Winter Garden city commissioners will meet in special session Friday to discuss changing their opening ceremonies following a confrontation last week in which the mayor ousted a man for refusing to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. City Manager Mike...
  • Decision on same-sex marriage edges closer

    Decision on same-sex marriage edges closer
    The long, slow slog to same-sex marriage goes on. Most of the myriad same-sex marriage lawsuits that have made headlines over the past month have had significant updates in the last few days. But the Florida Supreme Court will ultimately have to...
  • Missouri executes convicted murderer after clemency denied

    Earl Ringo Jr. was executed in Missouri early Wednesday after the U.S. Supreme Court and the governor denied his requests for clemency.  Ringo was executed by lethal injection at 12:22 a.m. Central time for the 1998 murders of Dennis Poyser and Joanna...
  • Texas to execute man convicted of deadly shooting rampage

    AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - Texas plans to execute Willie Tyrone Trottie on Wednesday for killing two people during a shooting spree sparked by a breakup with his girlfriend. Trottie, 45, will be given a lethal injection at the state's death chamber in...
  • Wisconsin's attorney general asks Supreme Court to restore state's ban on same-sex marriage

    MILWAUKEE Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen Tuesday asked the nation's highest court to restore the state's gay marriage ban, arguing that the case that began in Madison offers the U.S. Supreme Court the best vehicle for resolving the historic...