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  • FILE - This Oct. 13, 2013 file photo shows Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy speaking in Philadelphia. The Supreme Court on Wednesday said a federal law limits how much money victims of child pornography can recover from people who viewed their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Kennedy said for the court that federal judges should exercise discretion in awarding restitution. The case involved a woman known in court papers by the pseudonym "Amy." Her losses have been pegged at nearly $3.4 million, based on the ongoing Internet trade and viewing of images of her being raped by her uncle when she was 8 and 9 years old.  (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

    Supreme Court OKs prayer before public meetings

    A New York town's practice of opening its government meetings with a prayer does not violate the constitutional separation of church and state, a sharply divided Supreme Court ruled Monday, in a decision that both sides said could signal a major shift in the role of religion in the public square.

  • Associated Press 
 Delegate Robert Marshall makes no apologies for most of his controversial comments over the years, but he is barely tolerated anymore even from fellow Virginia Republicans.

    Virginia Republican Bob Marshall stands by remarks that raise eyebrows

    Delegate Robert G. Marshall has said that disabled children can be God's vengeance against women who have had abortions. He has described incest as sometimes voluntary, and he has questioned the sexuality of a Supreme Court justice who has favored marriage equality.

  • Herschel Pecker of Washington, D.C., left, and others rallying on both sides of the debate over private insurance plans must cover birth control at a rally outside the Supreme Court as the court hears oral arguments in Affordable Care Act challenges, the Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Sebelius, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, March 25, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Female Supreme Court justices worry about corporations using religious objections to duck rules

    The Supreme Court searched Tuesday for ways to let women get birth control without the government forcing their employers to cover the cost, as justices tried to balance business owners' religious rights against allowing religious objections to a broad range of public policy issues.

  • Nathan Kilgore (right), 15, of Washington, D.C., joins his father, Scott (third from left), and others with pro-life organization Bound4Life outside the U.S. Supreme Court building in D.C., on March 26, 2012, as the court hears oral arguments on the challenges to the Affordable Care Act. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    KRITIKOS: Would the Supreme Court silence pro-lifers?

    A few weeks ago, the Supreme Court decided to hear a major free-speech case during its next term.

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Judeo-Christian revival needed on court

    The answer to "Is one-party rule dividing America? Concentration of power can lead to overreach, backlash" (Web, June 27) is yes. But besides the issues mentioned in this article, the religious morality of the two parties has a significant effect on our nation.

Five Supreme Court justices are older than 70. Associate Justices Antonin Scalia (above) and Anthony Kennedy (left) are both 72 years old. Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (bottom) is 75.

    CROUSE: Kennedy v. Scalia — the culture war on the Supreme Court

    The real problem with the Supreme Court marriage decision is buried in the fine print. The dissent written by Justice Antonin Scalia is a resounding rebuttal of Justice Anthony M. Kennedy's statement of the majority decision.

  • Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    KNIGHT: 'Black-robed hate group'

    By accusing backers of traditional marriage of being motivated only by animus against homosexuals, the U.S. Supreme Court has become the most prominent hate group in the country.

  • ** FILE ** Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy. (Associated Press)

    California gay couples revel in marriage rights

    As more than a million supporters of same-sex marriage gathered in San Francisco for a gay pride parade Sunday, California county clerks continued issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, while opponents suffered another defeat at the U.S. Supreme Court.

  • Plaintiffs and supporters for the California Proposition 8 case hail Supreme Court decisions that struck down a section of federal law denying benefits to married gay couples and cleared the way to resume same-sex marriage in California. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Supreme Court hands double win to gay-marriage backers

    In a banner day for supporters of gay marriage, a closely divided U.S. Supreme Court struck down a federal provision that denied benefits to legally married same-sex couples and, in a separate case, cleared the way for California to resume offering marriage licenses to gay couples.

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