In divided Supreme Court weighing gay marriage, Kennedy sends mixed aignals

Apr 29, 2015

In divided Supreme Court weighing gay marriage, Kennedy sends mixed aignals

A pivotal justice sent mixed signals as the U.S. Supreme Court divided along ideological lines during arguments in a historic case that could legalize gay weddings nationwide. Justice Anthony Kennedy said same-sex couples were seeking the same “dignity” and “ennoblement” as heterosexual couples. Yet ...

Mar 5, 2015

Roberts, Obamacare savior in 2012, seems inscrutable this time

U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts, who cast the decisive vote in 2012 to beat back the first major challenge to President Barack Obama’s health care law, kept his cards close on Wednesday. And the man who occupies the center chair on the Supreme Court’s ...

Same-sex rulings stop all marriages in parts of Alabama

Mar 5, 2015

Same-sex rulings stop all marriages in parts of Alabama

The state of gay marriage in Alabama was thrown into confusion Wednesday as judges struggled to decide whether to follow the state high court’s ruling banning same-sex weddings or a federal judge’s order to issue licenses to gays and lesbians. The Alabama Supreme Court ...