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  • Ted Cruz slams Supreme Court on gay marriage: 'tragic and indefensible'

    While most Republicans shied away from commenting Monday on the Supreme Court's historic decision to let stand a slew of lower court rulings legalizing gay marriage, Sen. Ted Cruz torched the court's decision. The Texas Republican called the decision...
  • Factbox: Reaction to U.S. Supreme Court move on gay marriage

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court sidestepped on Monday the issue of gay marriage, declining to hear appeals involving five states whose bans on same-sex weddings had earlier been overturned by regional federal appeals courts. Here are some quotes...
  • Supreme Court's surprise move opens door to gay marriage in 30 states

     
    The Supreme Court on Monday declined to decide once and for all whether states can ban gay marriage, a surprise move that will allow gay men and women to marry in five states where same-sex weddings were previously forbidden....
  • Gay couples rush to courthouses in five U.S. states after Supreme Court decision

    SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - When Jim Crowder saw a news headline on his cellphone on Monday morning that a Supreme Court decision had made gay marriage legal again in Indiana, he immediately called his partner of 31 years. "If we're going to do it, let's...
  • Missouri won't appeal judge's order to recognize gay marriages performed elsewhere

    KANSAS CITY Mo. (Reuters) - Missouri will not appeal a state court judge's ruling requiring the state to recognize legal same-sex marriages performed in other places, Attorney General Chris Koster said on Monday. The decision not to appeal the ruling...
  • Why won't the Supreme Court decide on same-sex marriage?

     Why won't the Supreme Court decide on same-sex marriage?
    Gay rights supporters were simultaneously jubilant and perplexed Monday when the Supreme Court announced that it wouldn't review three decisions by federal appeals courts striking down state bans on same-sex marriage. We share their mixed feelings....
  • The Supreme Court's supremely flawed record

    As a constitutional law professor, I have mixed feelings about the first Monday in October. On the one hand, I look forward to the start of the new Supreme Court term in the same way a baseball fan looks forward to opening day. But I also dread what the...
  • Rulings mean all but 14 states likely to allow same-sex marriages

    Rulings mean all but 14 states likely to allow same-sex marriages
    The number of states still prohibiting same-sex marriage probably will dwindle to 14 within a few weeks as a result of the Supreme Court’s refusal to take up the issue Monday, a legal and political reversal of nearly unprecedented proportions....
  • LGBT wedding expo takes the stress out of planning

    LGBT wedding expo takes the stress out of planning
    Happy couples perused floral displays, met with bakers and discussed reception venues at the Lehigh Valley's first-ever LGBT Wedding Expo held at SteelStacks in Bethlehem on Sunday. The event, organized by the LGBT Business Council of the Greater Lehigh...
  • California's initiative process could become more enlightened under this new law

    California's initiative process could become more enlightened under this new law
    It turns out that a legislative hearing can be simultaneously enlightening and pointless. Take, for example, Monday's hearing in Sacramento on Proposition 46, the measure on the Nov. 4 ballot to increase the cap on medical malpractice damages, and...
  • Supreme Court's new term opens Monday

    Supreme Court's new term opens Monday
    The Supreme Court opens Monday a new term in which the nine justices will decide issues such as whether a Muslim prison inmate can have a beard and whether a man can be prosecuted for making threatening statements on Facebook. The term, which runs to...