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  • Justices meet to decide on case load

    Though the court does not officially return until Oct. 6, the nine justices will have to decide which appeals to consider out of the more than 1,000 that have piled up during summer recess.

  • Experimental Medicare programs produce mixed results

    As provisions such as the individual mandate and the new insurance exchanges have provoked a very public debate over President Obama's healthcare law, policy experts have been anxiously watching the law's lesser-known features aimed at making the system operate more efficiently.

  • Gay couples find hurdles to get driver's license

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Some homosexuals have been denied a Texas driver's license because they took their same-sex spouse's name and the Department of Public Safety won't recognize documents reflecting the name change. DPS won't accept out-of-state marriage licenses or other documents reflecting...

  • Census: Marriage rate at 93-year low, even including same-sex couples

    The Census Bureau reported Thursday that the nation’s marriage rate has hit the lowest rate since 1920, and the first-time inclusion of same sex married couples did little to reverse the decline.

  • Ginsburg: Gay marriage rests on Ohio

    Speaking at the University of Minnesota Law School on Tuesday, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said the justices will be watching the Cincinnati-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which is currently considering a gay marriage case.

  • Q&A: Carmen Fowler LaBerge: I'm going to say it -- the battle for marriage is lost

    The leader of the Presbyterian Lay Committee offers a candid assessment of where the culture war stands and of the biggest challenge facing Christians in the year ahead.

  • Florida officials appeal gay-marriage rulings

    MIAMI (AP) — Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi filed appeals late Friday on several rulings overturning the state's ban on gay marriage. The motion argues the sole legal issue is the constitutional validity of the state ban and any changes should come from voters, not the courts. Florida...

  • Same-sex marriage heading for Supreme Court vote?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Both sides in the gay marriage debate agree on one thing: It's time for the Supreme Court to settle the matter. Even a justice recently said she thinks so, too. The emerging consensus makes it likely that the justices soon will agree to take up the question of whether the...

  • Republican Senate candidate backs gay marriage in ad

    This pro-gay marriage ad by Oregon Senate candidate Monica Wehby is the first of its kind run by a Republican Senate candidate.

  • Greece: Gay partnership delay draws protests

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Gay rights protesters gathered outside Greece's parliament late Friday after the government said it would delay legislation allowing civil unions for same-sex couples. The decision came despite a European court ruling that found Greece has been discriminating against gays....

  • Florida Supreme Court sends back gay divorce case

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court won't consider the constitutionality of the state's gay marriage ban in order to settle a same-sex divorce case. The high court said Friday the 2nd District Court of Appeal first should rule on the case, in which a lesbian couple married in...

  • 'Tradition' is not a good argument against gay marriage

    The idea that we should be afraid to make changes in our laws for fear of rending the organic fabric of society doesn't command much allegiance on either the Left or the Right.

  • Utah's same-sex marriage ban headed to SCOTUS?

    A year after the nation's highest court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act, three couples are pushing for a similar review of same-sex marriage bans on the books in Utah and other states. 

  • Inhale: Marijuana initiatives should keep Senate Democratic

    Having pro-marijuana initiatives on the fall ballot will draw younger, passionate Democrats to the polls and help Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid keep his job, according to a Brookings expert.

  • Kinship, bloodlines matter to everyone

    The Supreme Court rightly put a temporary hold on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit's 2-1 decision to reject the freedom of Virginians to affirm the uniqueness of the marital relationship in their laws. But the untold story from the Appeals Court ruling is its linguistic gymnastics --...



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