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  • Police need to know the laws they enforce

    "Ignorance of the law is no excuse" — except when you're a police officer. That's essentially the argument the state of North Carolina made to the U.S. Supreme Court last week when it defended the drug conviction of a man whose car was stopped by...
  • Supreme Court bans abortion regulation from taking place in Texas

    AUSTIN, Texas The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday barred Texas from enforcing an abortion regulation that had left only seven clinics operating in the state. The late-evening ruling means recently closed abortion clinics can reopen, at least temporarily,...
  • Orange commissioners to address gay-marriage debate

    Orange commissioners to address gay-marriage debate
    Orange County commissioners will wade into the debate over gay marriage this week. Gay-rights activists are hoping the commission will sign a friend-of-the-court, or "amicus,'' brief supporting several pending lawsuits that seek to overturn Florida's...
  • Pam Bondi left hanging on gay marriage

    Pam Bondi left hanging on gay marriage
    Poor Pam Bondi. The recent U.S. Supreme Court non-decision on the gay marriage issue has left her stuck on the wrong side of history. Can a decision on the state constitutional ban by the Florida Supreme Court bail her out by election day?
  • Federal appeals court reinstates voter ID law

    AUSTIN, Texas A federal appeals court put the state's voter identification law back into effect on Tuesday afternoon. A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted a request by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott for a stay on the...
  • Supreme Court blocks Texas abortion restrictions

    Supreme Court blocks Texas abortion restrictions
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked certain restrictions on abortion contained in a Texas state law that abortion rights groups said would have forced all but a handful of clinics to shut down in the state of 26 million...
  • Another thing the Supreme Court can't agree on

    Maybe you were in a cave and missed the news: The Supreme Court came back from summer recess¬† Oct. 5 and surprised a lot of folks by denying five petitions for writs of certiorari related to same-sex marriage.¬† The court's "no" amounted to a "yes" –...
  • Protesters regroup at Hobby Lobby

    Protesters regroup at Hobby Lobby
    A protest sprung up at Hobby Lobby in Burbank Saturday, roughly three months after an initial series of demonstrations that followed the opening of the craft chain on Victory Boulevard. The protest, hosted by the Reproductive Justice Coalition of Los...
  • Florida asks for state Supreme Court to rule on gay marriage

    MIAMI (Reuters) - Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi requested on Monday that the state Supreme Court be allowed to decide whether same-sex couples can marry within its jurisdiction. The move marks a change of course after she asked to delay any court...
  • Gov. Walker says Wisconsin will recognize June same-sex weddings

    MADISON, Wis. The roughly 500 same-sex couples who married in June will have their partnerships recognized by the state of Wisconsin and some couples will be able to amend past tax returns, Gov. Scott Walker's administration ordered Monday. The...
  • Mayo: Bondi seeks quick ruling on gay marriage from Florida Supreme Court

    Mayo: Bondi seeks quick ruling on gay marriage from Florida Supreme Court
    From my lips to Pam Bondi's ears. OK, I don't actually know if Florida's Attorney General read my Sunday column on the continuing fight over gay marriage, but her actions Monday -- seeking a clear, quick, once-and-for-all ruling from the Florida Supreme...