The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Friday to hear challenges to two high profile anti-gay laws, the federal Defense of Marriage Act and California’s voter-passed Proposition 8, which rolled back same same-sex marriage in America’s largest state. The high court will likely hear arguments in March and rule in June.

  • Supreme Court refuses to hear challenge to Miss. LGBT law
    The court’s refusal to hear the case leaves intact the law, known as H.B. 1523, that says the state government will not take any discriminatory action against persons who don’t believe in same-sex marriage ... to bring a legal challenge.
    01/7/2018 - 9:08 pm | View Link
  • Supreme Court will hear challenge to public-sector union fees that could rewrite union law
    Scott Applewhite) The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a new challenge to public-sector union fees arriving from Illinois ... president of the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, which is defending the plaintiff in the case.
    09/28/2017 - 3:55 am | View Link
  • Supreme Court strikes down Defense of Marriage Act, clears way for same-sex marriage in California in two landmark decisions
    For now, that leaves standing a trial court decision permitting same-sex couples to marry there. On his way to Africa, President Obama heralded the decision, deriding the federal Defense of Marriage Act ... Windsor was the challenge to DOMA and brought ...
    06/26/2013 - 4:01 am | View Link
  • Freedom To Marry's Marriage At The Supreme Court Live Blog
    the Court will hear oral arguments in Windsor v. United States, the challenge to the so-called Defense of Marriage Act. Through it all, Freedom to Marry will be live-blogging the arguments, providing you with background information about the cases ...
    03/25/2013 - 11:04 pm | View Link
  • Supreme Court Hearing Anti-Gay Marriage Proposition 8 Case This Week
    Two potentially transformative cases about gay marriage will be argued at the Supreme Court this week. Justices have set aside two days to hear arguments and ... read about the second case, a challenge to the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).
    03/24/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • SCOTUSblog
    In an op-ed Thursday in the Los Angeles Times, law professor Rick Hasen suggested that “there is something disconcerting about Supreme Court justices becoming ...
    02/18/2018 - 11:49 pm | View Website
  • Supreme Court (U.S.)
    6:23 PM ET Fri, 19 Jan 2018. The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide the legality of President Donald Trump's latest travel ban.
    02/18/2018 - 12:57 pm | View Website
  • Defense of Marriage Act
    The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) (Pub.L. 104–199, 110 Stat. 2419, enacted September 21, 1996, 1 U.S.C. § 7 and 28 U.S.C. § 1738C) was a United States federal ...
    02/15/2018 - 9:22 pm | View Website
  • Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Early Challenge To ...
    Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Early Challenge To Mississippi's Anti-Queer Law Businesses and government workers who want to deny service to LGBTQ people ...
    01/8/2018 - 3:48 pm | View Website
  • Supreme Court refuses to hear challenge to Miss. LGBT law ...
    The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear two cases challenging a Mississippi law that allows businesses and government employees to deny services to LGBT people b
    01/8/2018 - 5:03 am | View Website
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