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By Mark Sherman | Saturday Nov 9, 2013
Tom Goldstein’s SCOTUSblog tries to steer clear of conflicts by routinely acknowledging when his firm is involved in cases the blog writes about. But the court itself is unsure how to deal with this.
By MaryClaire Dale | Saturday Sep 7, 2013
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who recently officiated at a friend’s same-sex wedding, told a Philadelphia audience Friday that growing acceptance of gay marriage reflects the "genius" of the U.S. Constitution.
Saturday Sep 7, 2013
The Virginia National Guard is complying with a Defense Department policy on extending benefits to qualified spouses of gay service members.
By EDGE | Friday Aug 30, 2013
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced yesterday first guidance implementing the Supreme Court’s decision on the Defense of Marriage Act. HHS will now extend medicare coverage to married same-sex couples in nursing homes.
Monday Aug 19, 2013
In an apparent reference to the court’s recent decisions on gay marriage and benefits for same-sex couples, Scalia said it is not the function of the courts to create exceptions outside the Constitution unless a majority of people agree with them.
Tuesday Jul 23, 2013
California’s highest court refused Tuesday to block the state from sanctioning same-sex marriages while it considers a petition arguing that a voter-approved gay marriage ban remains valid in all but two counties.
By Paul Elias | Saturday Jul 20, 2013
The San Diego County clerk has asked the state Supreme Court to stop gay marriages. Ernest Dronenburg Jr. urged the state high court to immediately halt same-sex weddings while it considers his legal arguments that gay marriages remain illegal in CA.
By Suzette Laboy | Monday Jul 1, 2013
A Bulgarian graduate student and his American husband are the first gay couple in the nation to have their green card petition approved after the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriages, their lawyer says.
By Lawrence Messina | Monday Jul 1, 2013
West Virginians can expect the issue of same sex marriage to resurface in the Legislature and in the crucial 2014 elections after the U.S. Supreme Court weighed in on the matter.
By William Kapfer | Saturday Jun 29, 2013
Arizona has lately been acquiring a reputation as a right wing, out-of-touch backwater. People have reached this conclusion largely due to nationwide coverage of some of the more backward political personalities like Gov. Jan Brewer & Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
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