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Supreme Court Extends Same-sex Marriage Nationwide
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.
Gay and lesbian couples already can marry in 36 states and the District of Columbia. The court's ruling on Friday means the remaining 14 states, in the South and Midw…
Affordable Care Act Upheld in Supreme Court
Today the US Supreme Court upheld the 2010 Affordable Care Act. In a close decision, with multiple opinions, the Court ruled that the federal requirement to purchase health insurance-specifically a plan dictated by government regulators - does not violate the Constitution...
Justice Thomas Right But in the Minority on Violent Videos
In a 7-2 vote, the US Supreme Court ruled Monday that it’s unconstitutional to ban kids from buying or renting violent video games, saying that despite fears the games may prompt children to emulate what’s seen in them, the government has no right to “restrict t…
Arizona E-Verify Upheld by Supreme Court
Today’s Supreme Court decision in favor of Arizona’s mandatory E-Verify law marks a huge victory for immigration enforcement.  The Supreme Court has affirmed that states can cooperate in the federal government’s efforts to enforce immigration…
Slow Play For Obamacare And The Courts
The Supreme Court rejected a request Monday by Virginia officials to hear the constitutionality of the federal health-care overhaul, ensuring that the legal battle over the Obama-sponsored law will play out first in lower courts.
The high court's resolution of the law that continues to divide congres…