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  • Vanessa Torres (center) and her fiance Rachel Broussard (right) of Hampton, Va., console Vanessa's daughter Gabriela, 12,  as they listen to speakers during a rally for marriage equality outside the Supreme Court in Washington as the justices begin hearing two days of arguments in cases involving gay marriage on March 26, 2013. Torres and Broussard each have two children from previous marriages and are getting married in August. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Both sides optimistic, uncertain as gay marriage arguments end

    Attorneys who are challenging and defending California's ban on gay marriage before the Supreme Court struck an optimistic tone as they emerged from arguments on Tuesday, even if they conceded they have no idea how the justices will rule about three months from now.

  • President Obama meets with Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on March 12, 2013. (Associated Press)

    Obama to appeal recess appointment ruling to Supreme Court

    President Obama will elevate the controversy over his recess appointment powers to the highest level, with the National Labor Relations Board announcing Tuesday it will appeal to the Supreme Court a lower-court ruling that held his appointments to the board were illegal.

  • Justice Antonin Scalia

    Overruled! Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia skipping State of the Union to give his own speech

    Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is skipping President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night and will be giving his own speech at an event hosted by National Public Radio at George Washington University.

  • Illustration Marriage by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    MAUCK: Defense of Marriage Act protects children

    The Manhattan Declaration describes marriage as “the first institution of society… on which all other human institutions have their foundation.” Understanding what marriage is – and why it matters – could not be more important.

  • Illustration: Taxes by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

    States, cities finding ways to tax businesses outside their borders

    While American companies expect to pay taxes to Uncle Sam and the states where they operate, they weren't exactly ready to face levies from states where they aren't physically located.

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Obama's actions, not court's, unprecedented

    Never before in my lifetime had I heard of a U.S. president publicly criticizing the "unelected" members of the United States Supreme Court, or trying to influence the court's decision-making - until recently, that is ("Obama at home in D.C.'s fetid swamp," Commentary, Monday).

  • Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has said that the president should not expect a retirement letter from her before 2015. (Associated Press)

    Justice Ginsburg, at 78, has some liberal court-watchers anxious

    Democrats and liberals have a nightmare vision of the Supreme Court's future: President Obama is defeated for re-election next year, and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, at 78 the oldest justice, soon finds her health will not allow her to continue on the bench.

  • Supreme Court's abortion overreach

    All government officials in the United States pledge to uphold the Constitution as written. These oaths affirm that the rule of law is superior to the rule of any person or group.

  • Ex-University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill and his wife, Natsu Saito (left), leave court in 2009 after a jury said he was wrongfully fired. The judge vacated the ruling and denied his reinstatement request. Mr. Churchill lost his appeal Wednesday. (Associated Press)

    Churchill loses appeal of university firing

    Former University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill won't be returning to the classroom anytime soon after losing his appeal Wednesday to get his job back.

  • Colorblindness vindicated

    From its inception, the signature creed of the United States has been the treatment of persons based on character, industry and achievement irrespective of skin color. The United States Supreme Court honored that creed in Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1 (June 28, 2007) by invalidating elementary and secondary school assignments pivoting on race in both Seattle, Wash., and Louisville, Ky.

  • Lesson in selective tolerance

    People who don't think the radical homosexual lobby is trying to force its views on society probably aren't paying close attention. Increasingly, in various parts of this nation, if you express traditional views on traditional marriage, you risk being branded a bigot and your speech being muzzled.

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