Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has temporarily blocked an appeals court ruling that declared gay marriage legal in Idaho and Nevada.
Cruz To Introduce Constitutional Amendment To Keep Gov’t, Courts From Striking Down State Marriage Laws
Sen. Ted Cruz plans on introducing a constitutional amendment to prevent the federal government or courts from striking down state marriage laws after the Supreme Court unexpectedly cleared the way for a dramatic expansion of gay marriage in the United States.
The Supreme Court appeared likely Tuesday to side with an Arkansas prison inmate who says his Muslim beliefs require him to grow a half-inch beard.
Same-sex marriages began in Virginia on Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal of a lower court decision striking down the state’s ban on such unions.
The Supreme Court has turned away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriages, paving the way for an immediate expansion of gay and lesbian unions.
The 11 cases the Justices will hear in the new term will touch on everything from political spending to redistricting to racial and religious discrimination.
A divided Supreme Court has put off the start of early voting in Ohio, which had been set to begin Tuesday.
Justice Elena Kagan has officiated for the first time at a same-sex wedding, a Maryland ceremony for her former law clerk and his husband.
A Maryland woman whose pregnancy discrimination case will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court is getting support from the American Civil Liberties Union.
A stinging rejection of same-sex marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana, issued by a unanimous and unequivocal U.S. appeals court, has brought hope to those fighting the laws that the Supreme Court will feel pressure to rule soon in their favor.