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  • At long last, equality comes to Florida

     At long last, equality comes to Florida
    Fly that rainbow flag high, Florida, for equal rights is just around the corner. Thursday's ruling by a judge in the Florida Keys overturns — in his jurisidiction of Monroe County — the state ban on gay marriage that voters added to the...
  • Prosecutors say recent Supreme Court decision has no bearing on Blagojevich conviction

    Prosecutors say recent Supreme Court decision has no bearing on Blagojevich conviction
    Federal prosecutors said in a court filing today that a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision involving campaign contributions should have no bearing on former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s appeal of his corruption conviction and 14-year sentence. The...
  • College students, find knowledge on top of the rock wall

    It's time to stop trashing this nation's crop of college graduates for not knowing common facts -- the name of the U.S. Supreme Court's chief justice for example -- and start applauding them for what they did learn after four years of academia....
  • Atheist to open meeting in N.Y. town at center of prayer case

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - An atheist will deliver the first non-religious invocation at a town board meeting in Greece, New York, on Tuesday evening after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the town's practice of opening its meetings with a Christian prayer was...
  • Hobby Lobby decision has Democrats introducing bills to keep contraceptive mandate of ACA

    Hobby Lobby decision has Democrats introducing bills to keep contraceptive mandate of ACA
    The U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 decision exempting closely held companies, such as Hobby Lobby, from the Affordable Care Act mandate to cover contraception for employees has spawned political action in Congress. Modern Healthcare tells how the Democrats...
  • Unions shouldn't have to represent workers who don't pay their share

    Unions shouldn't have to represent workers who don't pay their share
    In Harris v. Quinn, the U.S. Supreme Court put unions in a bind when it ruled that unionized home-care workers cannot be required to pay for the representation that unions are required by law to provide to them. In cases across the country lawyers are now...
  • Blumenthal Urges Hobby Lobby To "Do the Right Thing" Despite SCOTUS Ruling

    U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Monday that he is asking the religiously conservative owners of Hobby Lobby to ignore their recent victory in the U.S. Supreme Court and allow their Connecticut workers to have insurance coverage for contraceptives....
  • The Roberts court turns further rightward in service of the few

    The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Sunday, July 13: Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's polemic against the court's conservative majority decision in the Wheaton College case is as much a cry of frustration as it...
  • Supreme Court hypocrisy in Wheaton College contraceptives case

    Supreme Court hypocrisy in Wheaton College contraceptives case
    It is a case of Supreme hypocrisy. The adjective refers to that nine-person tribunal at the top of the American legal system, the noun to its latest act of judicial malpractice — meaning not the notorious Hobby Lobby decision handed down at the...
  • Companies take US benefits, but flee US taxes

    The following editorial appeared in the Raleigh News & Observer on Wednesday, July 9: The U.S. Supreme Court keeps telling us that corporations are people, but some of these "people" have a curious sense of patriotism. They enjoy making money in the...
  • Arthur H. Garrison: Hobby Lobby case reflects new strategy to attack contraceptives

    A great deal of commentary has been provided on the Hobby Lobby case. The U.S. Supreme Court held that Hobby Lobby, which is a closely held, for-profit corporation whose owners hold religious beliefs against abortion, cannot be forced to provide its...