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Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage won’t be last word

Whatever the U.S. Supreme Court decides this month, gay marriage appears destined to face several more years of legal debate and at least one...

Arizona’s immigration law a monumental failure

The immigration debate in Arizona reached a boiling point in 2007 when the state passed a groundbreaking law targeting those often blamed with fueling...

Supremes look at controversial patenting of human genes

DNA may be the building block of life, but can something taken from it also be the building block of a multimillion-dollar medical monopoly? The...

Strong anti-abortion bill heads to Kansas governor to become law

Kansas legislators gave final passage to a sweeping anti-abortion measure Friday night, sending Gov. Sam Brownback a bill that declares life begins "at fertilization"...

Supremes take a look at second gay rights issue

In the second of back-to-back gay marriage cases, the Supreme Court is turning to a constitutional challenge to the law that prevents legally married...

Time to bury the homophobia and support gay marriage

Marriage, if you believe the overwrought hyperbole of the rabid right-wing that controls the Republican Party and wants to send America deeper into the...

Supremes will decide on requiring proof of citizenship to vote

The Supreme Court will struggle this week with the validity of an Arizona law that tries to keep illegal immigrants from voting by demanding...

Federal appeals court declares anti-gay marriage law unconstitutional

An appeals court in New York ruled on Thursday that a law defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman is...

Another day, another meaningless vote to repal Obamacare

The Republican-controlled House of Representatives, as it has done several times before, votes today to repeal Obamacare. And the Democratic-dominated Senate, just as it has...

Vets split over Supreme Court decision on lying about service, medals

Some veterans, particularly those who earned medals the old fashioned way -- fighting for their country and facing death -- are mad as hell...