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What bias? Second justice on high court performs same-sex 'wedding'

Another U.S. Supreme Court justice has prompted a call to recuse herself if the court is asked to determine the constitutionality of state marriage laws and amendments. Justice Elena Kagan recently performed a homosexual "marriage" ceremony, joining ...

Ginsburg's own words, deeds reveal her stance on same-sex marriage

[caption id="attachment_23758" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]A constitutional law expert says one justice on the U.S. Supreme Court should not have a role in same-gender marriage cases. The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals recentl ...

Atheists challenge housing allowance for pastors

An appeals court is deciding whether pastors can keep their housing allowance and whether atheists can sue to get rid of it. Attorneys with The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty were on hand Tuesday before the Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in ...

Ruling in Louisiana: States have right to define marriage

Homosexual activists are unhappy with a federal judge's ruling backing Louisiana's marriage amendment, making it very likely the ruling will be appealed. On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman upheld the state's ban on same-gender "marriage ...

Supreme Court vacancies should motivate GOP voters too

WASHINGTON -- Facing Democratic fears about losing control of the U.S. Senate, President Obama is using looming Supreme Court battles and the possibility of new justice appointments to fire up his base for the upcoming midterm elections. "I need a De ...

Attorney files suit on behalf of Chick-fil-A sergeant

An organization for military veterans has filed suit on behalf of U.S. Army Master Sgt. Nathan Sommers, who became famous last fall for serving Chick-Fil-A sandwiches at his promotion ceremony. Sommers, a decorated member of the U.S. Army Band Chorus ...

Still waiting for justice

[caption id="attachment_10405" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Driver of pickup.[/caption]We watched the system at work. We watched the court proceedings and saw a judge dispense punishment in the beating of Steve Utash last spring. We watched -- an ...

Court's Hobby Lobby ruling helps workers and employers

Government should force employers to craft health care plans as conceived by politicians, without regard for traditional employer-employee relationships or the values of companies. That's the way Washington autocrats, who think they know what's best ...

Standing matters: Americans should have right to sue to deport illegal aliens

A new Center for Immigration Studies ( cis.org) report proposes an idea worth serious consideration: Change immigration law so that Americans can sue for deportation of illegal and criminal aliens who harm them. The report notes how the Obama adminis ...

The cellphone decision: A seminal ruling

The case before the U.S. Supreme Court was as fundamental as the Constitution is clear: May police, without a warrant, search digital information on a cellphone confiscated from an arrested individual? In a rare spate of 9-0 constitutional comity, th ...


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