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John Culhane

Law, Unwrapped: What The Supreme Court’s Decision To Hear DOMA And Prop 8 Means

by John Culhane ● 1:18 PM December 8, 2012
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The Supreme Court has just agreed to hear appeals on two marriage cases — DOMA and Prop 8. Should we be getting ready for a blockbuster decision, either way? Maybe.

News

Vote As If Your Life Depends Upon It: Because It Very Well May.

by Stuart Wilber ● 7:00 AM October 24, 2012
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2012 may be the most important presidential election of your lifetime. Rarely has either campaign spoken the three most important words: The Supreme Court.

News

Supreme Court Smacks Down NOM

by David Badash ● 11:28 AM October 1, 2012

The Supreme Court has refused to even hear an appeal from NOM related to their repeated attempts to skirt laws requiring them to make public their list of donors.

Legal Issues

What This Election Is Really About: An Obama Supreme Court Vs. A Romney Supreme Court

by David Badash ● 1:23 PM September 17, 2012
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The 2012 presidential, House, and Senate elections all come down to one big, huge, life-changing, generation-affecting issue: who sits on the Supreme Court and which way it leans.

Civil Rights

Breaking: Anti-Gay Marriage Supporters Ask Supreme Court To Rule On Prop 8

by David Badash ● 1:18 PM July 31, 2012
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Anti-gay marriage supporters have just filed papers asking the Supreme Court to rule on California’s Prop 8, citing the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment.

News

Fischer Blames ACLU And Supreme Court For Colorado Shooting Massacre

by David Badash ● 2:04 PM July 20, 2012
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In an op-ed today Bryan Fischer blamed the American Civil Liberties Union and the U.S. Supreme Court for today’s violence in Aurora, Colorado, which took 12 lives.

Civil Rights

Fighting DOMA, Edie Windsor Now Takes Her Case To The Supreme Court

by David Badash ● 12:40 PM July 16, 2012
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Edie Windsor, having won in federal district court, is now petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on her case that has already found DOMA to be unconstitutional.

Civil Rights

DOMA Is ‘Noxious’ And Unconstitutional, NY Times Tells Supreme Court

by David Badash ● 1:35 PM July 12, 2012
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The NY Times in an editorial encourages the Supreme Court to strike down the “noxious law” known as DOMA, which six federal courts have ruled is unconstitutional.

Legal Issues

Obama DOJ Fast-Tracks DOMA To Supreme Court — Will DOMA Soon Be DOA?

by David Badash ● 12:43 PM July 4, 2012
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President Obama’s Department of Justice quietly, on the eve of the Fourth of July holiday, asked the Supreme Court to rule on the constitutionality of DOMA.

Healthcare

Huge Jump In Obamacare Popularity Among Independents After SCOTUS Ruling

by David Badash ● 11:09 AM July 2, 2012

Obamacare is more popular than ever among independent voters, jumping 11 points in the days after the Supreme Court ruled the Affordable Care Act is constitutional.

Civil Rights

Boehner To Ask Supreme Court To Rule DOMA Constitutional After Losing 4 Cases

by David Badash ● 8:50 AM June 21, 2012
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John Boehner has directed the House’s outside counsel to request the Supreme Court rule the Defense of Marriage Act is constitutional, after losing all four cases.

Civil Rights

Does Ron Paul Want To Stop The Supreme Court From Ruling On Prop 8?

by David Badash ● 2:45 PM March 29, 2011
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Ron Paul introduced the “We The People Act” which prohibits the Supreme Court from ruling on cases involving religion, sexual orientation, & abortion.