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Supreme Court Gay Rights

High Court Rejects Gay Rights Appeals

AP | CRISTINA SILVA and MATT WOOLBRIGHT | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics

PHOENIX — Gay marriage proponents marked another victory Thursday after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected appeals from Arizona and Nevada involvin...

It Got Better: 10 Things That Changed Immediately After The Supreme Court Rulings

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court handed down two landmark gay rights rulings on Wednesday, striking down the Defense of Marriage Act -- a federal law that forbade th...

What Will The Supreme Court Do On Gay Marriage?

Posted 06.10.2013 | Gay Voices

A version of this story originally appeared in USA Today. By RICHARD WOLF USA Today via Religion News Service WASHINGTON — Houston lawyer Mit...

What Happened Today in the Supreme Court? The Prop 8 Case in a Nutshell

Nish Gera | Posted 05.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Nish Gera

After listening to the oral arguments presented in the Proposition 8 case in the U.S. Supreme Court today, one can't help but marvel at the intricacies of the legal debate. But what's really going on, in a nutshell?

I Just Left The Supreme Court: A Quick Look At The Justices' Questions About Prop 8

Jacob Combs | Posted 05.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Jacob Combs

I just walked out of oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court. It was a whirlwind hearing, and all three lawyers faced tough questions from the justices. Here's my initial take on the justices' questions and what they might mean.

Most Republicans Find Supreme Court Liberal

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

Almost half of conservative Republicans believe the United States Supreme Court is liberal under its current conservative majority, according to a Pew...

Supreme Court Could Send Gays, Racial Minorities In Opposite Directions

Bloomberg | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

The legal fortunes of gays and racial minorities may move in opposite directions when the U.S. Supreme Court's term reaches its climax in late June. ...

Season Preview: Lesbian And Gay Rights At The Supreme Court

Jon Davidson | Posted 11.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Jon Davidson

A new term is about to begin at the U.S. Supreme Court, and it could be a blockbuster one for lesbian and gay rights. We eagerly await word on whether the Court will consider one or more of several cases currently presented to them for review that involve the rights of same-sex couples.

Will Acceptance By The Supreme Court Influence Gay Rights Rulings?

Reuters | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics

* Two major gay-rights disputes are coming before court * Gay clerks and employees now open about orientation * Still, n...

Jason Linkins

Rachel Maddow Calls Out Obama On "Don't Ask Don't Tell" (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Reacting to yesterday's decision by the Supreme Court to not hear a case challenging the constitutionality of the military's longstanding "don't ask d...