Supreme Court Blocks Further Same Sex Unions in Utah

Supreme Court Blocks Further Same Sex Unions in Utah

WASHINGTON – Utah officials appear determined to undermine a judge’s wish to see same sex marriages legalized in the state. On Dec. 20, 2013, Judge Robert J. Shelby ruled that Utah’s ban on same sex unions was unconstitutional, and he became a hero to those seeking to marry their same sex partner. Utah’s leaders, however, are […]

Supreme Court: Texas Abortion Law Can Remain in Place

Supreme Court: Texas Abortion Law Can Remain in Place

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court voted Tuesday to uphold a Texas abortion law that was passed by the state Senate in July. According to Lyle Denniston of SCOTUSblog, the challenging parties in the case failed to meet requirements pertaining to a federal appeals court order. “There is no doubt,” Justice Antonin Scalia also wrote in the […]

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