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  • West Virginia editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: July 1 Charleston (West Virginia) Daily Mail on Supreme Court handing EPA a welcome rebuke: The Supreme Court's decision earlier this week that the Environmental Protection Agency did not properly...
  • Obama urges bipartisanship in Medicaid expansion effort

    President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he'd like to see "some good sense spring forth" as Tennessee lawmakers try to work out their differences and expand Medicaid in a state he touted as having a history of bipartisanship. Obama visited an...
  • The GOP's Supreme Court blues

    WASHINGTON -- The sudden breakdown of the conservative majority bloc on the Supreme Court in its two critical rulings on Obamacare and same-sex marriage has thrown the large field of 2016 Republican presidential aspirants for a loop. The votes of Chief...
  • Indiana's religious freedom bill among host of new laws

    Just days after a historic U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage, Indiana's religious freedom law took effect Wednesday amid an ongoing national debate over gay rights and religious objections. Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act,...
  • A dire threat to public employees from the Supreme Court

    A dire threat to public employees from the Supreme Court
    To all those who detected a shift toward progressive thinking in the Supreme Court's rulings last week protecting the Affordable Care Act and legalizing gay marriage: You should stop celebrating now. That's because the court has taken up a case that...
  • From gay marriage to polygamy?

    From gay marriage to polygamy?
    If you're one of those rare people who think one spouse is not enough, your prayers may be answered. After the Supreme Court decision in favor of gay marriage, conservative critics spotted sister wives on the horizon. "Polygamy, here we come!" tweeted...
  • Same-sex marriage fight turns to clerks who refuse licenses

    Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis shut her blinds at work Tuesday to block the view of rainbow-clad protesters outside. They carried flowers and flags and signs saying "you don't own marriage." They chanted "do your job." Moments later, she told a lesbian...
  • More clerks to issue licenses as Hood and Bryant split

    Seven Mississippi circuit clerks who had been delaying marriage licenses for same-sex couples say their concerns are eased following a Wednesday meeting with staff members for Attorney General Jim Hood. They say they will join most other counties and...
  • Florida editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: June 30 Miami Herald on executions and the courts: Gay marriage and Obamacare were not the only controversial issues resolved by the U.S. Supreme Court. Also decided was how humanely some states —...
  • North Carolina editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers: June 29 The News & Observer, Raleigh, North Carolina, on lethal injection ruling: In a challenge to Oklahoma's use of the drug midazolam in executions, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upheld the...
  • Reg Henry: Marriage decision timed to perfection

    Just in time for the Fourth of July, the U.S. Supreme Court has delivered red, white and blue and a rainbow too. These are happy days for those of us who have long supported the right of gay couples to marry. This is an American moment that ought to be...