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  • L.A. man loses U.S. Supreme Court case involving warrantless search

    A Los Angeles man who appealed his robbery conviction all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court -- arguing that police had no right to search his apartment in his absence, even though another resident gave consent -- lost his case Tuesday. The 6-3 ruling ...
  • Survey: Same-sex marriage has big support among some religious groups

    Survey: Same-sex marriage has big support among some religious groups
    As officials in Arizona and the rest of the nation continue to wrestle with the legal and legislative issues connected to same-sex marriage, a new poll shows that support for allowing gays to marry has rapidly increased since such unions first became...
  • U.S. Supreme Court refuses case involving former Burbank detective

    The U.S. Supreme Court has denied the city of Burbank's request to review a lower court ruling that a former police detective was protected under the 1st Amendment when he reported alleged officer misconduct. The city filed a petition with the Supreme...
  • Careful, California voters, your wishes are under attack

    Careful, California voters, your wishes are under attack
    Much progress has been made in the fight for equal treatment under the law for all people. Unfortunately, California politicians are actively working to ensure that the state reverts to policies that treat people differently based on skin color or...
  • L.A. County faces suit over adding religious cross to seal

    L.A. County faces suit over adding religious cross to seal
    A group of religious leaders filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against Los Angeles County over a Board of Supervisors' decision to place a cross on the county's seal. Supervisors voted 3 to 2 last month to add the cross to the top of the San Gabriel...
  • As Arizona deals with gay rights furor, Indiana drops hot-button bill

    As Arizona deals with gay rights furor, Indiana drops hot-button bill
    As Arizona awaits its governor's decision on a religious freedom bill cast by critics as anti-gay, civil rights advocates in Indiana bashed its state's own foray into controversial legislation: A measure that would exempt many faith-based organizations...
  • On gay marriage bans, Holder's view may be too liberal

    On gay marriage bans, Holder's view may be too liberal
    U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. seems to see himself as a minister of justice with responsibilities that transcend the actual duties of his job. In his latest pronouncement, Holder told the New York Times that state attorneys general should feel free...
  • Michigan trial asks: Is same-sex marriage bad for the children?

    Michigan trial asks: Is same-sex marriage bad for the children?
    Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage treats gays as second-class citizens and should be overturned, an attorney representing a lesbian couple argued Tuesday at the start of the latest legal challenge to such laws. The case is being closely watched for...
  • Arizona businesses already can refuse to serve gays: SB1062 explained

    Arizona businesses already can refuse to serve gays: SB1062 explained
    It’s either a small fix to protect the free exercise of religion or a "no cake for gays" bill that would invite businesses to discriminate, depending on whom you talk to. The legislation,¬†SB 1062, would bolster a business owner’s right to...
  • Ole Miss frats condemn noosing of James Meredith statue

    Ole Miss frats condemn noosing of James Meredith statue
    Fraternity presidents at Ole Miss declared Thursday that they would not hesitate to expel a member if it turns out that one of their own had a role in placing a noose around the campus statue of an African American civil rights figure. University of...
  • U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear Tennis Channel-Comcast case

    U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear Tennis Channel-Comcast case
    A ruling by the chair umpire stands. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up the Tennis Channel's petition to overturn an appeals court ruling that Comcast Corp. had operated within its rights when it placed Tennis Channel in a sports...