A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that some corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonya Sotomayor has temporarily blocked a controversial part of Obamacare that affects the availability of contraceptives to women who work for Catholic-affiliated institutions.
The judge in a federal court challenge to Pennsylvania’s 17-year-old law that bans recognition of same-sex marriages is rejecting two different attempts to dismiss the lawsuit.
Chief Justice Ron Castille recently talked about a range of issues, including one that he is sure will be coming before his court – same-sex marriage
Pa. Rep. Brian Sims, a Philadelphia Democrat and the only openly gay legislator in Pennsylvania, says Pa. Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, a Cranberry Republican, invoked a House rule to keep Sims from talking about the Supreme Court’s gay marriage rulings.
The Supreme Court said Thursday it will take up a case about when victims of child pornography can recover money from people convicted of viewing their abuse.
Gay rights advocates hope the Supreme Court’s decision moves Pennsylvania a step closer to marriage equality.
In a major victory for gay rights, the Supreme Court struck down a provision of a federal law that denied federal benefits to married gay couples Wednesday morning.
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that legally married same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples.
Part of Liberty Avenue from 10th Street down to 9th Street will be closed down Wednesday morning beginning at 9:30 a.m. and lasting until noon, as the greater gay community and their supporters will rally there to await an important decision from the U.S. Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court has rejected an Arizona law requiring citizenship identification to vote. Will Pennsylvania face the same decision?
A Pennsylvania state senator says it’s time Pennsylvania took DNA samples from those arrested for serious offenses.
Every day citizens are arrested and booked on suspicion of committing a crime — and their fingerprints are taken with or without their consent.
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas said Tuesday he is heartbroken over the persistent poverty and social troubles among many black communities but has no answers on how to solve these problems.