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  • In Theory: Does a prisoner have a right to facial hair?

    The U.S. Supreme Court this month heard the case of Gregory Holt, a prisoner serving a life sentence in Arkansas who says he wants to grow a beard in observance of his religious beliefs. The state of Arkansas considers the converted Muslim, who now...
  • Doctor goes to great lengths to keep abortion accessible

    Doctor goes to great lengths to keep abortion accessible
    Dr. Carol Ball was two-thirds of the way through her morning commute when she heard the news. The first leg of her journey, a scooter ride to the Twin Cities airport, had been uneventful. Not so for the second leg — a 200-mile flight to Sioux...
  • Supreme Court ruling on Wisconsin voter ID law has implications for Texas

    AUSTIN, Texas An unexpected U.S. Supreme Court order setting aside a voter ID law in Wisconsin could spell trouble for Texas as it tries to appeal a federal judge's ruling striking down Texas' own photo-identification requirement. Texas Attorney...
  • Let state Supreme Court decide same-sex marriage now, Florida's attorney general says

    MIAMI In a startling move Monday night, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi asked the Florida Supreme Court to decide once and for all whether same-sex couples can marry in the Sunshine State. "That is unquestionably an important issue, and the...
  • U.S. Supreme Court and same-sex marriage

    The passive-aggressive action of the U.S. Supreme Court will not escape history. The high court’s brilliant decision to decline ruling on same-sex marriages will actually be the deciding factor for many same-sex couples waiting to tie the knot....
  • How are church groups handling same-sex marriage?

    How are church groups handling same-sex marriage?
    NEWPORT NEWS — Now that same-sex marriage is legal in Virginia — stemming from the U.S. Supreme Court's decision last week not to take up the matter — questions arise for gay and lesbian couples considering tying the knot. Can we get...
  • Idaho and North Carolina are latest states to allow gay marriage

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - County clerks in Idaho and North Carolina began issuing their states' first marriage licenses to gay couples on Friday after court actions that capped a week of victories for supporters of same-sex matrimony in America. The move...
  • Idaho, N.C. become latest states to allow gay marriage

    Idaho, N.C. become latest states to allow gay marriage
    A county clerk in Idaho began issuing the state's first marriage licenses to gay couples on Friday after the U.S. Supreme Court lifted a temporary hold it imposed days earlier, capping a week of victories for supporters of same-sex matrimony in America....
  • For the record

    Ohio early voting: An article in Section A on Sept. 30 about Ohio's effort to curtail its 35-day early-voting period said the U.S. Supreme Court had allowed the state to cancel voting on the weekend before the election, including Sunday, when African...
  • Virginia tells agencies to clear way for adoptions by gay couples

    Virginia tells agencies to clear way for adoptions by gay couples
    RICHMOND Va. (Reuters) - Virginia same-sex couples can now legally adopt children and also become foster parents, the Virginia Department of Social Services said in a bulletin on Friday to its local offices across the state. Governor Terry McAuliffe...
  • Ford loses bid to recoup $450 million interest on overpaid taxes

    (Reuters) - A federal appeals court rejected Ford Motor Co's bid to recoup about $450 million of interest from the U.S. government on taxes overpaid by the automaker. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati did not accept Ford's argument that...