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Supremes set to review prayer in halls of government

Supremes set to review prayer in halls of government

The Supreme Court, which asks for God’s protection before every public session, will settle a dispute over prayer in the halls of government. The case being argued at the court…

Gays win marriage tax benefits

Gays win marriage tax benefits

All legally wed gay couples, no matter which state they live in, are entitled to the same U.S. federal tax benefits as married heterosexual couples, the Obama administration said on…

Where 2016 GOP Presidential hopefuls stand on immigration, gay marriage

Major developments on immigration reform and gay marriage offer an early preview of potential lines of division among a group of Republicans who are viewed as potential White House candidates…

Roberts: Too many questions from the Supreme Court

Chief Justice John Roberts says he and his colleagues have become too aggressive in questioning lawyers who argue before the Supreme Court. Roberts says the justices “overdo it a bit”…

Supreme Court ruling will help gay military spouses

Supreme Court ruling will help gay military spouses

For Stewart Bornhoft, who completed two tours of duty in Vietnam, the Supreme Court’s decision granting federal benefits to married, same-sex couples means that he and his spouse, Stephen McNabb,…

Lots to still work out on gay marriage issues

Lots to still work out on gay marriage issues

Two landmark Supreme Court rulings that bolster gay marriage rights don’t remove all barriers to same-sex unions by a long shot. Where gay couples live still will have a lot…

Supreme Court gay marriage decision due Wednesday

Supreme Court gay marriage decision due Wednesday

The Supreme Court is meeting to deliver opinions in two cases that could dramatically alter the rights of gay people across the United States. The justices are expected to decide…

What did the Supreme Court really say about affirmative action?

What did the Supreme Court really say about affirmative action?

The Supreme Court’s ruling on the use of racial preferences in college admissions left many questions unanswered: Is the University of Texas‘ admissions policy that uses race as a factor…

Another right-wing legislative act in the House going nowhere after passage

Another right-wing legislative act in the House going nowhere after passage

In a monumental waste of time, effort and resources, the right-wing controlled House of Representatives is expected to pass tough anti-abortion legislation that stands no chance of approval in the…

Obama may step up support of gay marriage through Supreme Court

Obama may step up support of gay marriage through Supreme Court

Facing heightened expectations from gay rights supporters, the Obama administration is considering urging the Supreme Court to overturn California’s ban on gay marriage — a move that could have a…