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.
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.
Snyder made the comments at a Bloomberg View forum in New York. Snyder's comments appear to contradict some of his actions
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.
Katami and Zarillo, of Burbank, Calif., have been together since 1998 and were two of the plaintiffs in the case against
Once the euphoria of the decisions had died down, Linh Hoang, 30, encapsulated the feeling in Washington. Colorful, clever
Boschee noted, however, that the ruling can open the door for the creation of such a group. "States like North Dakota can
In a string of tweets sent after the Supreme Court's rulings were announced, Phelps-Roper reiterated past claims that same
Now that DOMA has been repealed, those benefits will be available. WASHINGTON -- Just hours after the Supreme Court declared
Paul Ryan, a lawyer with the Campaign Legal Center, a campaign finance watchdog group in Washington, D.C., doubted that the
The measured enthusiasm contrasted with the exuberant cheers that greeted word earlier that the Supreme Court had struck
For one, expect to see the Supreme Court take up affirmative action again. On Monday, the court by 7-1 sent the University
In a joint statement with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, the former president said the court recognized
The court's 5-4 ruling in that case left in place the initial trial court declaration that the ban was unconstitutional. California
Meanwhile, the Family Research Council, which released a statement on the decision, seems to be quite concerned about what
Their eligibility depends on the benefits they are seeking. For instance, immigration law focuses on where people were married
Same-sex couples are denied federal benefits: Kennedy, along with Justices Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan
Upon finding out the Supreme Court's ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act, plaintiff Edie Windsor couldn't contain her excitement