Supreme Court puts Utah same-sex marriage on hold

Jan 7, 2014

Supreme Court puts Utah same-sex marriage on hold

The Supreme Court on Monday put same-sex marriages on hold in the conservative state of Utah, at least while a federal appeals court more fully considers the issue. The court issued a brief order blocking any new same-sex unions in the state. The order ...

U.S. may end spending caps in campaigns

Oct 9, 2013

U.S. may end spending caps in campaigns

The U.S. Supreme Court looked set Tuesday to let individuals give as much money as they want in elections, which President Barack Obama has said could push politics even further into the hands of the rich. Three years after its historic Citizens United decision ...

Jul 7, 2013

Step toward equality under the law

The U.S. Supreme Court walked a fine line in ruling that same-sex couples are entitled to federal benefits. It washed its hands of the most polarizing point.