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  • Gay marriage legal in California

    by Matthew Hay Brown With a ruling today by its highest court, California has rejoined Massachusetts as the only states to allow same-sex marriage. "Our state now recognizes that an individual's capacity to establish a loving and long-term committed relationsh
  • Gay marriage: 2004 all over again

    The biggest news of the day may have been the California Supreme Court's invalidation of a law banning same-sex marriage, as violating the right to equal protection of the law based on sexual orientation under California's constitution. Decision here....

    Paper money is anti-blind: court

    by Frank James Does paper money discriminate against the blind and visually impaired? Common sense would suggest as much. Then does that mean that the U.S. will have to change its paper currency in order to end that discrimination? Yes,...

    Supreme Court upholds child porn law

    by James Oliphant The Supreme Court Monday upheld a federal law cited by authorities as an important tool to combat online child pornographers. In the 7-2 ruling, the court dismissed arguments that the PROTECT Act, passed by Congress in 2003,...

    Gay marriage: Awaiting McCain's move

    by Peter Brown Sen. John McCain's presidential campaign, facing the most anti-Republican mood since Watergate, may have finally caught a break. It's not enough to change the election by itself, but the California Supreme Court may have handed him an...