| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Last week was bittersweet for the cause of human dignity.
On one hand, the Supreme Court gave us reason for applause, striking down barriers against the full citizenship of gay men and lesbians. On the other, it gave us reason for dread, gutting the 1965...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 9:36 AM
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday on whether to give wealthy Americans even more clout in Congress by lifting the legal limit on how much they can give to candidates and their parties, with the outcome seeming likely to depend on...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:18 PM
News stories about Janet Yellen’s nomination to head the Federal Reserve have all stated one obvious fact: If confirmed, she will be the first woman to hold that position. But there’s an even more significant barrier Yellen is breaching. She&...
| May 11, 2013
| 7:43 PM
Forty years after the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Roe v. Wade case legalized abortion, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said the case is not her "ideal picture" for resolving the controversial issue of abortion.
Instead, the landmark decision gave...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 7:25 PM
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court, hearing arguments on the emotionally charged issue of gay marriage for the first time, appeared willing Tuesday to restore marital rights to gays and lesbians in California but uncomfortable with legalizing same-sex...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 4:32 PM
In advance of the 2008 election, Focus on the Family released "Letter from 2012 in Obama’s America," warning their followers what life would be like in the fall of 2012 were Barack Obama to be elected. It's both frightening and......
| Nov 22, 2012
| 4:34 PM
During President Obama’s first term, the highest court in the land ruled on Arizona’s immigration law as well as President Obama’s signature Healthcare bill. In the next four years, the Supreme Court is expected to rule on Affirmative...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:56 AM
There will be no “skim-milk marriages” in these United States.
That phrase, memorably coined by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg during arguments over the federal Defense of Marriage Act in March, perfectly summed up the discriminatory law that...
| Jul 1, 2013
When I daydream, I envision a workplace where people are nice to one another and everyone gets along.
I also envision wearing a jet pack, flying across the city and landing, to great applause, in a Dairy Queen parking lot where I'm given buckets of free...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 7:13 PM
WASHINGTON -- Solicitor Gen. Donald Verrilli Jr., representing the government, makes his opening statement, arguing that insurance has become the predominant way that Americans pay for healthcare. But Verrilli argues the system is broken because people...
| Dec 3, 2010
| 4:34 AM
Hanukkah reception highlights White house evening for Barack and Michelle Obama...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Soul singer Aretha Franklin, who underwent surgery for an unspecified illness Thursday after canceling concert dates through May, has cancer, a Detroit TV station reports. WJBK Fox 2 in Detroit cites a family member in confirming a National Enquirer...