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Obama Gives Protection To Gay, Transgender Workers

President Barack Obama is signing executive orders that will give federal workers and contractors who are gay and transgender new protections.

07/21/2014

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Ruling Impact On Birth Control Coverage Mixed

Business owners who don’t want to pay for employee birth control are ending that coverage after the Supreme Court said they could choose on grounds of religious beliefs.

07/03/2014

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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

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.

07/02/2014

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Three Separate Texas Death Row Cases Lose Appeals

Two Supreme Court appeals and one Federal appeal from Texas death row inmates were all recently denied – moving the condemned one step closer to execution.

06/30/2014

Hobby Lobby supporters react to the U.S. Supreme Court decision, June 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. The high court ruled in a  5-4 decision in favor of Hobby Lobby saying that some private companies can be exempted, on religious grounds, from health care reform's requirement that employer sponsored health insurance policies cover contraception.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Supreme Court: Can’t Make Employers Cover Contraception

The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.

06/30/2014

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Supreme Court: Can’t Make Employers Cover Contraception

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.

06/30/2014

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SCOTUS: Public Union Can’t Make Nonmembers Pay Fees

The Supreme Court says public sector unions can’t collect fees from home health care workers who object to being affiliated with a union.

06/30/2014

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Supreme Court Rules Against Aereo

The Supreme Court has ruled against Aereo, the company that delivers television programs via a small antenna to subscribers.

06/25/2014

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Supreme Court Refuses Appeal In Fort Worth Slaying

The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the murder conviction and death sentence given to a Fort Worth man for a 2010 convenience store holdup that left two men dead.

06/09/2014

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High Court Ruling Favors Prayer At Council Meeting

Prayers that open town council meetings do not violate the Constitution even if they routinely stress Christianity, a divided Supreme Court ruled Monday.

05/05/2014

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Court Revives Rule On Cross-State Pollution

The Supreme Court handed the Obama administration an important victory in its effort to reduce power plant pollution in more than two dozen Midwestern and Southern states.

04/29/2014

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Supreme Court Won’t Stop Texas Execution Over Drug Fight

The U.S. Supreme Court won’t stop the execution of a Texas serial killer whose attorneys want the state to release information about where it gets its lethal injection drug.

04/03/2014

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