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Hobby Lobby supporters react to the U.S. Supreme Court decision June 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. The high court ruled in a  5-4 decision in favor of Hobby Lobby saying that some private companies can be exempted, on religious grounds, from health care reform's requirement that employer sponsored health insurance policies cover contraception.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

SCOTUS: Employers With Religious Objections Don’t Have To Pay For Birth Control

The Supreme Court is poised to deliver its verdict in a case that weighs the religious rights of employers and the right of women to the birth control of their choice.

06/30/2014

Visitors walk in front of the Supreme Court in Washington on March 22, 2013. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Court Won’t Hear Dispute Over ‘Boobies’ Bracelets

The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a Pennsylvania school district that wants to prevent students from wearing “I (heart) Boobies!” bracelets to promote breast cancer awareness among young people.

03/10/2014

A woman looks at the HealthCare.gov insurance exchange internet site. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Court Gives Nuns a Compromise on Health Care Issue

The Supreme Court is offering a short-term compromise to continue to exempt a group of Denver nuns that operates charity nursing homes from the birth control mandate of the nation’s health care law.

01/24/2014

Sonia Sotomayor (Credit: Jose CABEZAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Sotomayor Delays Health Law’s Birth Control Mandate

Only hours before the law was to take effect, a Supreme Court justice on Tuesday blocked implementation of part of President Barack Obama’s health care law that would have forced some religion-affiliated organizations to provide health insurance for employees that includes birth control.

01/01/2014

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ACLU to Challenge Va. Gay Marriage Ban in Court

The ACLU of Virginia says it will file a federal lawsuit challenging the state’s gay marriage ban.

07/09/2013

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Justice Kennedy Halts Prop 8 Request

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has denied a request from Proposition 8 supporters in California to halt the issuance of same-sex marriage licenses in the nation’s most populous state.

06/30/2013

Same sex marriage advocates rally on the steps of the Supreme Court June 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The high court ruled to strike down DOMA and determined the California's proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage was not properly before them, declining to overturn the lower court's striking down of the law. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

It’s Complicated: Lots To Sort Out On Gay Marriage

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 to do with how they’re treated.

06/26/2013

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Voting Rights Act Ruling Draws Emotional Response

His voice steadily rising, Rep. John Lewis couldn’t hide his distress with the Supreme Court’s decision to strip a key provision of the Voting Rights Act.

06/25/2013

File photo of Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts. (Photo by J. Scott Applewhite-Pool/Getty Images)

Roberts’ Health Care Ruling Could Result In Partisan Gain For Republicans

Could Chief Justice John Roberts’ swing vote in the decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act turn into a partisan political gain for Republicans?

06/29/2012

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