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  • Discrimination in the form of religious freedom is no virtue

    Discrimination in the form of religious freedom is no virtue
      Alarmed at the prospect that the U.S. Supreme Court will sanction same-sex marriage in every state, conservative state lawmakers are intensifying efforts to provide legal cover for evangelical Christians and others who regard homosexual unions as an...
  • Casey renews push on pregnant workers proposal as Supremes issue ruling

    Casey renews push on pregnant workers proposal as Supremes issue ruling
    A former UPS driver will get another chance to argue her claim of discrimination after the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday sent her case back to a lower court hearing. The issue of how pregnant women are treated in the workforce also will get an extra...
  • Indiana Supreme Court upholds murder conviction, sentence

    The Indiana Supreme Court has upheld the conviction and 60-year sentence of a northern Indiana man in his ex-girlfriend's shooting death. Dustin McCowan, 22, was found guilty of murder two years ago in the September 2011 slaying of Amanda Bach, 19, of...
  • Santorum: Obama opposition to fossil fuels "quasi-religious"

    President Barack Obama has a "quasi-religious" zeal to close down coal-burning power plants, past and potential Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum said Thursday. The former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania was in Raleigh to speak to...
  • Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 23 Voter ID is the law; live with it Let's be clear about something: Voter ID is a mistake. Plain and simple. But let's be clear about something else: It is now the law in Wisconsin, after the U.S. Supreme Court on...
  • Texas lawmakers hear bill banning gay marriage licenses

    Dick Francis appealed to Texas lawmakers ten years ago to vote against a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage. Legislators — and voters statewide — approved the amendment in 2005. Late Wednesday, Francis once again pleaded with...
  • Supreme Court appears reluctant to force Texas to issue Confederate license plates

    Supreme Court appears reluctant to force Texas to issue Confederate license plates
    Motorists have the right to put their favorite bumper sticker on their car, but do they have a free-speech right to a special state license plate with a Confederate battle flag or a message about abortion? That was the question before the U.S. Supreme...
  • Supreme Court rules against Alabama voter redistricting plan

    Supreme Court rules against Alabama voter redistricting plan
    The Supreme Court delivered a rare victory for minority voting rights Wednesday, finding that a 2012 Alabama redistricting plan appeared to violate federal law by shifting black voters into districts they already dominated to dilute their influence...
  • High court sends Alabama redistricting case back for review

    A divided Supreme Court on Wednesday said a lower court must take another look at whether Alabama's Republican-led legislature relied too heavily on race when it redrew the state's voting districts in a way that black leaders say limited minority voting...
  • Justices revive ex-UPS worker's pregnancy bias lawsuit

    The Supreme Court gave a former UPS driver another chance Wednesday to prove her claim of discrimination after the company did not offer her lighter duty when she was pregnant. The justices on Wednesday sided 6-3 with former driver Peggy Young in...
  • SCOTUS Alabama decision may affect Virginia election maps

    SCOTUS Alabama decision may affect Virginia election maps
    A divided U.S. Supreme Court handed down a victory Wednesday for black legislative leaders in Alabama, and the decision may signal a coming win for Virginia Democrats fighting Republican-drawn election maps here. The court's 5-4 decision sends Alabama...