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Challenge to gay conversion ban is dismissed

The ruling filed Thursday by U.S. District Judge Freda Wolfson rejected the claims of a New Jersey couple who said their constitutional rights were being violated because the law prevents them from seeking treatment for their 15-year-old son.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Governors, Chris Christie, US News

Thu Jul 31, 2014


Obamacare subsidy case could be reviewed by U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court has been asked to review a case about whether the federal government can subsidize health insurance for millions of Americans, a party involved in the lawsuit said on Thursday.


Related Topix: US News, Health Insurance, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

The Modesto Bee

Anti-tax group appeals Citizens United measure

Jon Coupal, president of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, said Thursday that his group is appealing to the state's highest court because of the appellate panel's unusual 2-1 vote.


Related Topix: US News

The Island Packet

Notre Dame might appeal case to US Supreme Court

The South Bend Tribune reported Thursday that recently filed court documents indicate the Roman Catholic university might ask the Supreme Court to review a decision from the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that denied an exemption to a provision that it must cover contraceptives.


Related Topix: US News, University of Notre Dame, Healthcare Law, Law, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

The Austin Chronicle

For Procreation's Sake, Abbott Appeals Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is asking the 5th Circuit Court Appeals to uphold the state's ban on same-sex marriage, according to an appeal filed this week.


Related Topix: Texas, Gay/Lesbian, US News

Wisconsin Gazette

U.S. appeals court blocks Mississippi's abortion law

Mississippi's governor and attorney general will have to decide whether to challenge a federal appeals court ruling that is keeping the state's only abortion clinic in business.


Related Topix: Abortion, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Medicine, Wisconsin, Women's Health, Health

Judge in W.Va. asked to delay gay marriage ruling

Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has asked a judge to postpone ruling on a federal lawsuit challenging West Virginia's same-sex marriage ban until the U.S. Supreme Court reviews a ruling in a similar case in Virginia.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Wed Jul 30, 2014


DFL Pushes Contraceptive Bill in Duluth Ahead of Election

Minnesota House Democrats hope to pass a bill next session requiring that employers provide contraceptives to workers.


Related Topix: US News, Minnesota, US Politics, Barack Obama

Chism seeks trial as juvenile in murder of Danvers teacher

Lawyers for Philip D. Chism contend that his constitutional rights will be violated if he is tried as an adult for the rape and murder of Danvers High School teacher Colleen Ritzer inside the school in October.


Related Topix: Danvers, MA, US News, Family, Teenagers

Massachusetts governor signs abortion clinic bill

Police now have increased authority to break up crowds gathering around Massachusetts abortion clinic entrances under a bill the governor signed on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors, US News

WWL-TV New Orleans

Texas: Gay-marriage ban best for children

Texas' ban on same-sex marriage allows the state to promote the birth and upbringing of children in "stable, lasting relationships," the state's attorney general argued Tuesday while asking a federal appeals court to reinstate the ban.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Gay/Lesbian, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Rick Perry, US Governors

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Maggie Gyllenhaal glows as 'The Honorable Woman'

This image released by SundanceTV shows, from left, Eve Best, Tobias Menzies, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Genevieve O'Reilly in a scene from "The Honorable Woman," an eight-hour miniseries premiering Thursday at 10 p.m. The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and ... (more)


Related Topix: Tobias Menzies, California, US News

Post and Courier

SC Equality calls on Attorney General Alan Wilson to drop defense of gay marriage ban

A South Carolina civil rights advocacy group is calling on Attorney General Alan Wilson to drop his defense of the state's gay marriage ban, calling the prosecutor's stance a waste of taxpayer dollars given a federal court's decision on the matter.


Related Topix: South Carolina, Gay/Lesbian, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Nikki Haley, US Governors

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

Top Colorado court halts gay marriages in Boulder

A man who was imprisoned 21 years for a rape and murder he didn't commit is set to testify at a first-ever Connecticut hearing to determine how much he should be compensated.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, Colorado, Boulder County, CO, US News

The Star Online

Pastors react to appeals court ruling that would affect N.C.'s Amendment One

Sarah Mellon with her kids Echo, 2, and Aloe, 4, enjoy a picnic with friends Tony Brown and April Ayers at #ShelbyLoves, an event for gay/LGBTQ pride held at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Shelby in June.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, North Carolina, Cleveland County, NC

US appeals panel strikes down Miss. abortion law

The three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued its 2-1 ruling in a case involving the state's 2012 law, which required physicians at the clinic, Jackson Women's Health Organization, to obtain admitting privileges at a local hospital.


Related Topix: Abortion, Mississippi Government, Mississippi, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Women's Health, Health

WNFL-AM Green Bay

Wisconsin prosecutors helping NC win case regardin...

Wisconsin is helping North Carolina police try to win a U.S. Supreme Court case that challenges the rights of officers to search vehicles they stop for burned out tail lights.


Related Topix: US News


Federal court: Virginia marriage is for all

In this Feb. 4, 2014 file photo, plaintiff in the Bostic v. Rainey case, Tony London, waves to the crowd as he and his partner, Tim Bostic, right, leave Federal Court after a hearing on Virginia's ban on gay marriage in Norfolk, Va.


Related Topix: Virginia, Gay/Lesbian, Richmond, VA, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

WALB-TV Albany

Israel hits symbols of Hamas power in Gaza war

A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to arrest him were wounded in a daytime shootout inside a small smoke shop in one of New... A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Israel, Middle East, US News, Palestinian Territories

Business Journal

Hickey: 'court rulings have no impact on New Mexicans'

July 25, 2014: Dr. Martin Hickey discusses the implications of the latest court rulings on ACA coverage subsidies (Dennis Domrzalski Dr. Martin Hickey, CEO of New Mexico Health Connections and New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange board member, told Albuquerque Business First on Friday that New Mexicans won't lose their federal health insurance ... (more)


Related Topix: New Mexico, New Mexico Government, US News