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SUPREME COURT SAME SEX MARRIAGE RULING
Is Equal Marriage Really So Difficult to Decide?
David M. Abromowitz
Chief Public Policy Officer YouthBuild USA
There is a girl in our daughter's class who shares her first name. The two children have been fast friends since kindergarten. They've had sleepovers, played dress-up with each other's costumes, ran through the sprinkler and managed lemonade stands on hot days.
Gay Marriage: The Tide Has Turned. Will the Supreme Court Listen?
E.P. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics, Occidental Col...
So far, the Supreme Court has been much more cautious about same-sex marriage than it was about inter-racial marriage a half-century ago. Its two rulings in June 2013 -- overturning DOMA and California's Prop 8 -- reflected the basic conservatism of the Roberts Court.
Rick Snyder Says He Won't Come Out For Or Against Gay Marriage
Snyder made the comments at a Bloomberg View forum in New York. Snyder's comments appear to contradict some of his actions
Prop 8 Decision Allows Elected Officials To Veto Laws Passed by the People
Executive director, Initiative and Referendum Institute
Supporters of democracy and the idea of lawmaking by the people -- wherever they stand on the issue of same-sex marriage -- should be troubled by the Supreme Court's decision Wednesday on California's Proposition 8.
Hollingsworth v. Perry Decision Prompts Plaintiff In Prop 8 Case To Propose To Boyfriend (VIDEO)
Katami and Zarillo, of Burbank, Calif., have been together since 1998 and were two of the plaintiffs in the case against
Supreme Court DOMA, Prop 8 Rulings Create Euphoria In Crowds Outside
Once the euphoria of the decisions had died down, Linh Hoang, 30, encapsulated the feeling in Washington. Colorful, clever
U.S. v. Windsor Decision Could Push State Same-Sex Marriage Laws Through
Boschee noted, however, that the ruling can open the door for the creation of such a group. "States like North Dakota can
Westboro Baptist Church Freaks Over DOMA Ruling, Claims Hell Is Near
In a string of tweets sent after the Supreme Court's rulings were announced, Phelps-Roper reiterated past claims that same
U.S. vs. Windsor: Chuck Hagel Says Same-Sex Military Spouses Will Now Get Equal Benefits
Now that DOMA has been repealed, those benefits will be available. WASHINGTON -- Just hours after the Supreme Court declared
Supreme Court Gay Marriage Ruling Will Tighten Ethics And Campaign Finance Laws
Paul Ryan, a lawyer with the Campaign Legal Center, a campaign finance watchdog group in Washington, D.C., doubted that the
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Supreme Court Proposition 8 Ruling Draws Sober Response In San Francisco
The measured enthusiasm contrasted with the exuberant cheers that greeted word earlier that the Supreme Court had struck
John Roberts Shows Cold-Blooded Calculation In His Supreme Court Rulings
For one, expect to see the Supreme Court take up affirmative action again. On Monday, the court by 7-1 sent the University
Supreme Court Defense Of Marriage Act Ruling: Bill Clinton Reacts To Decision
In a joint statement with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, the former president said the court recognized
Prop 8 Decision Made By Supreme Court
Proposition 8 was dismissed on standing by the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, and here's how the vote broke down. For information
DOMA Decision Made By Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme Court killed the Defense of Marriage Act on Wednesday, and here's how the vote broke down. For information
Defense Of Marriage Act: Supreme Court Crowd Erupts In Cheers Over Ruling
The court's 5-4 ruling in that case left in place the initial trial court declaration that the ban was unconstitutional. California
DOMA: Supreme Court Rulings On Defense Of Marriage Act, Prop 8 Irk Haters
Meanwhile, the Family Research Council, which released a statement on the decision, seems to be quite concerned about what
DOMA Ruling: Supreme Court Weighs In On Defense Of Marriage Act, Prop 8
Their eligibility depends on the benefits they are seeking. For instance, immigration law focuses on where people were married
U.S. v. Windsor Ruling: The Best Justice Kennedy Quotes From The Court's DOMA Decision
Same-sex couples are denied federal benefits: Kennedy, along with Justices Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan
Edie Windsor's Supreme Court Ruling Reaction Is Amazing (PHOTO)
Upon finding out the Supreme Court's ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act, plaintiff Edie Windsor couldn't contain her excitement
Prop 8 Ruling: Obama Calls To Congratulate Plaintiffs After Supreme Court Ruling (VIDEO)
President Barack Obama called the plaintiffs and lawyers who brought Proposition 8 to the Supreme Court after the high court
Proposition 8: Supreme Court Rules On California's Gay Marriage Ban
By a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court decided that traditional marriage activists who put the anti-gay marriage measure Proposition
Proposition 8 Decision, DOMA Ruling Prompt Reactions From Politicians (SLIDESHOW)
The Supreme Court ruled on two major gay marriage cases Wednesday, deciding the fate of California's Proposition 8 and the
Supreme Court DOMA Ruling: Latest Updates On Major Gay Marriage Case
The Supreme Court weighed in on two major gay marriage cases Wednesday -- Windsor v. U.S., challenging the Defense of Marriage
Prop 8: Supreme Court Weighs In On California Gay Marriage Ban
HuffPost's Mike Sacks and Ryan Reilly report: The Supreme Court weighed in this morning on Proposition 8, California's gay
Hollingsworth v. Perry Ruling Made By Supreme Court (FULL TEXT)
Hollingsworth v. Perry Read the entire decision below: By a 5-4 vote, the court held in Hollingsworth v. Perry that opponents
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