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  • GOP lockstep against Obamacare, split on same-sex marriage

    For the second time in two days, the Supreme Court struck at the heart of the Republican Party platform. Yet the response to Friday's ruling to give same-sex couples the right to marry was mild in comparison with the outrage that followed the high court'...
  • Q&A: What the Supreme Court's gay marriage ruling means

    The decades-long debate about whether same-sex marriage should be allowed in the United States was settled when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled gay and lesbian couples can get married anywhere in the country. A closer look at what it means: __ IS THIS THE...
  • Same-sex marriage rights in trailblazing California now extend to all

     Same-sex marriage rights in trailblazing California now extend to all
    Retired California Chief Justice Ronald M. George, aboard a cruise ship in the Arctic last June, was dining with his wife when a waiter brought over a bottle of wine. Attached was a note: "Can we come over and give you a hug?" A passenger on the cruise,...
  • Celebrations begin in NYC after US same-sex marriage ruling

    From pop-up parties to weddings, New Yorkers celebrated the Supreme Court's ruling Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States. Within an hour of the ruling, rainbow flags were hanging outside City Hall. Mayor Bill de...
  • Marriage talk dominates conservative gathering in Denver

    Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum denounced the landmark gay marriage ruling Friday in a fiery speech to about 4,000 conservatives gathered in Denver. The former Pennsylvania senator told the Western Conservative Summit that the Supreme...
  • Carroll residents react to Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling

    Carroll residents react to Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling
    Matt Gibbons shed tears of joy Friday morning when he heard about the U.S. Supreme Court decision affirming the right to same-sex marriage. "In my lifetime, I thought this would never happen," the 58-year-old Union Bridge resident said. "It was just one...
  • Antonin Scalia's dissent in same-sex marriage ruling even more scornful than usual

    Antonin Scalia's dissent in same-sex marriage ruling even more scornful than usual
    The legal world may have become inured to wildly rhetorical opinions by Justice Antonin Scalia, but his dissent in the Supreme Court's same-sex marriage decision Friday reaches new heights for its expression of utter contempt for the majority of his...
  • Excerpts from the Supreme Court majority opinion, dissents

    Excerpts from the Supreme Court majority opinion, dissents
    Excerpts from the majority opinion of Justice Anthony Kennedy and dissents written by Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito in the Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling Friday that declared a constitutional right to...
  • Northwest Indiana celebrates marriage ruling

    Northwest Indiana celebrates marriage ruling
    When Chesterton resident Lyn Judkins found out Friday morning that the U.S. Supreme Court had granted the right for gay marriage nationwide, she began crying. "It's unbelievable," Judkins, of Chesterton, said. "It was a long fight, but we won."...
  • Connecticut Activists, Politicians Hail Supreme Court Gay Marriage Decision

    Connecticut Activists, Politicians Hail Supreme Court Gay Marriage Decision
    Veteran gay rights activist Anne Stanback began pressing for marriage equality more than a dozen years ago. "This isn't a question of whether we're going to get this right, but when,'' she said in 2002. On Friday, Stanback came to the state Capitol to...
  • Will a religious institution lose tax-exempt status for refusing to marry a same-sex couple?

    Will a religious institution lose tax-exempt status for refusing to marry a same-sex couple?
    A hot question in conservative circles for months gained steam Friday with the Supreme Court's landmark decision on same-sex marriage. The concern: Could a church-related institution, such as a college, lose its tax exemption for refusing to give equal...