Courts

Page 2 of 28 

Supreme Court allows same-sex marriages in Kansas

By The Editors
Posted

Marriage | The Supreme Court has ruled same-sex marriages can begin in Kansas while a lower court considers a case against existing state law. Last week,

Federal judge overturns marriage law in South Carolina

By The Editors
Posted

Marriage | A federal judge has declared South Carolina’s marriage laws unconstitutional, overturning a constitutional amendment adopted by voters in 2006. U.S.

Sonia Sotomayor puts gay marriages in Kansas on hold

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Marriage | Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has once again stood up for state marriage laws, this time blocking same-sex marriages in Kansas while a lower court…

Supreme Court to hear major healthcare case

By Emily Belz
Posted

Supreme Court | At issue are the subsidies that many rely on to purchase health insurance through Obamacare

6th Circuit upholds marriage laws in four states

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Marriage | The ruling could entice the U.S. Supreme Court to finally weigh in on the issue

Oklahoma pro-life laws on hold pending court challenges

By Courtney Crandell
Posted

Abortion | Oklahoma’s Supreme Court blocked two pro-life laws Tuesday while lawsuits challenging their constitutionality make their way through lower courts. 

Missouri loses first round in marriage fight

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Marriage | A Missouri judge has overturned the state’s laws protecting marriage between one man and one woman, paving the way for gay unions to become legal.  St.

Administration surrenders Fast and Furious documents

By J.C. Derrick
Posted

Government | WASHINGTON—The Department of Justice (DOJ) has turned over a cache of previously withheld documents that led House Republicans to hold Attorney General Eric…

Judge rules Kansas must allow gay marriage while lawsuit pending

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Marriage | A federal judge has ruled that Kansas must allow same-sex couples to marry while the courts consider a lawsuit against the state’s constitutional definition…

New York court redefines marriage to include incest

New York court redefines marriage to include incest

By Mary Reichard
Posted

Marriage | It’s breathtaking how quickly the meaning of marriage has come undone since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act last year. Last…

North Dakota high court reinstates RU-486 regulations

By Courtney Crandell
Posted

Abortion | North Dakota’s Supreme Court voted Tuesday to overturn a lower court’s decision striking down a 2011 law regulating the abortifacient RU-486.  North…

New HHS contraceptive rules for nonprofits fail court test

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Healthcare Mandate | A federal judge in Florida ruled the Obama administration’s latest exemption policy for nonprofit organizations that object to the contraceptive mandate…

Page 2 of 28