Court Clears the Way for Gay Marriage Expansion 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.
SCOTUS: Employers With Religious Objections Don't Have To Pay For Birth ControlThe 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Justice Kennedy Halts Prop 8 RequestSupreme 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.
It's Complicated: Lots To Sort Out On Gay MarriageTwo 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.
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.
Roberts' Health Care Ruling Could Result In Partisan Gain For RepublicansCould Chief Justice John Roberts' swing vote in the decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act turn into a partisan political gain for Republicans?