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  • Mushy justices depriving citizens of Constitutional power

     Mushy justices depriving citizens of Constitutional power
    Many people are looking at the recent Supreme Court decisions about ObamaCare and same-sex marriage in terms of whether they think these are good or bad policies. That is certainly a legitimate concern, for both those who favor those policies and those...
  • Samuel Alito: Be careful what you wish for

    To the editor: Right on cue, columnist Robin Abcarian proves Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr.'s point: She is making fun of him for his view that redefining “marriage” is not a job for the Supreme Court. It is possible to applaud the outcome but...
  • Despite Scalia, California counts

    Despite Scalia, California counts
    To the editor: The portrayal of Justice Antonin Scalia's language as set forth by columnist Steve Lopez ( “Scalia discovers we are 10th circle of hell,” Column, June 27) seemed unbelievable, so I read the dissent on the Supreme Court website....
  • Gay couples ask judge to make counties comply with ruling

    Groups representing same-sex couples Tuesday said more Alabama counties are beginning to follow the U.S Supreme Court's marriage ruling but want a federal judge to order reluctant probate judges to comply. "That number refusing is dwindling, but we are...
  • Same-sex marriage fight turns to clerks who refuse licenses

    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...
  • Court ruling spurs backers' hopes for redistricting changes

    Court ruling spurs backers' hopes for redistricting changes
    Groups hoping to squeeze partisan politics out of how states shape congressional districts are hailing a Supreme Court decision that lets independent commissions, not legislatures, draw those lines. But Republicans say Monday's 5-4 decision upholding...
  • A court of one: Anthony Kennedy

     A court of one: Anthony Kennedy
    Forget the debate over whether the Supreme Court has taken a liberal turn. It is not a liberal court or a conservative court. It's a Kennedy court. On major constitutional and statutory questions, Justice Anthony M. Kennedy's views matter more than...
  • Mississippi in limbo over high-court's same-sex marriage ruling

    Mississippi in limbo over high-court's same-sex marriage ruling
    Amber Hamilton and Annice Smith were the first same-sex couple to wed in Mississippi, and nearly the last, at least for a while. About an hour after the pair filled out the requisite paperwork, handed over $21 for a marriage license and sealed their...
  • New York celebrates same-sex marriage law for 2nd time

    More than 20,000 people marched Sunday in the city's gay pride parade, passing hundreds of thousands of spectators celebrating the U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide. For New Yorkers, the 2-mile walk from midtown...
  • Republicans still beating a dead horse

    WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court's decisive 6-3 vote confirming the right of all Americans to federally supported health-care insurance should end the Republican Party's losing war on Obamacare -- but it probably won't. The party tried and failed in...
  • Cuomo officiates gay couple's wedding, his first

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday made use of some newly granted powers to officiate at his first wedding, that of a same-sex couple who wed outside a Greenwich Village bar where police harassment of patrons sparked three days of riots in 1969....