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  • Employees should pay for contraceptives

    The U.S. Supreme Court didn't go far enough. No insurance program should be allowed to pay for contraceptives. Birth control is a voluntary act and those who do not want to get pregnant should pay for their contraceptives. This country is becoming a...
  • Supreme Court Justice Alito denies Schuylkill clerk's bid on gay marriage

    WASHINGTON — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito on Wednesday denied a request from a Schuylkill County clerk who was seeking a stay of a lower court decision that had allowed gay marriage to go into effect in Pennsylvania. Schuylkill County...
  • Sen. Mark Udall skips Obama Colorado visit to focus on women's issues

    Home state visits by President Obama have been a tricky business for this year’s crop of vulnerable Senate Democrats. So when Obama made his swing through Colorado on Wednesday to raise money for Mark Udall’s campaign, the senator opted...
  • Chicago ward remap challenge loses appeal

    Chicago ward remap challenge loses appeal
    A group challenging the remap of Chicago’s new ward boundaries lost its appeal in federal court on Wednesday. The League of Women Voters of Chicago filed a lawsuit in April 2013 alleging the city’s new map was unconstitutional because it had...
  • Some state workers exempt from drug tests

    Gov. Rick Scott has capitulated in his crusade to require all state workers to submit to suspicionless drug tests, giving up on about half of the state's classes of workers in a drawn-out legal battle that could end up before the U.S. Supreme Court....
  • Why should unions negotiate for workers who don't pay their fair share?

    Last week in Harris vs. 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,...
  • Utah to appeal gay marriage ruling directly to Supreme Court

    Utah to appeal gay marriage ruling directly to Supreme Court
    Utah's attorney general will appeal directly to the U.S. Supreme Courtover last month's ruling by a federal appeals court that backed gay marriage in the conservative, heavily Mormon state, his office said on Wednesday. An appeal by Utah was widely...
  • Indiana won't recognize same-sex marriages performed after ruling

    Indiana won't recognize the same-sex marriages that were hurriedly performed after a federal judge struck down the state's ban in June, state officials announced this week. A federal judge declared the ban unconstitutional June 25, and, in an unusual...
  • L.A. asks high court to reverse fee award in homeless case

     L.A. asks high court to reverse fee award in homeless case
    The city of Los Angeles has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a $700,000 fee award to lawyers for skid row homeless people who successfully challenged a ban on sleeping in the streets. The city, in a writ filed to the high court Wednesday, argued...
  • PASSINGS: Don Matheson, Alan Dixon, James Turk

    PASSINGS: Don Matheson, Alan Dixon, James Turk
    Don Matheson, 84, a veteran television actor best known for his portrayal of one of the humans stranded on a mysterious planet on the science-fiction series "Land of the Giants," died June 29 in Woodland Hills. His daughter, Michele Matheson, said he...
  • Hobby Lobby's harvest: A religious exemption for LGBT discrimination?

    Events in the real world continue to mock the assertion by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito that his majority opinion in the Hobby Lobby case is a "narrow" one. Alito maintained that his June 30 decision concerned only the contraceptive mandate of the...