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.
Six couples filed a federal lawsuit seeking to block South Dakota’s gay marriage ban, leaving North Dakota as the only state in the country with an unchallenged law prohibiting same-sex weddings.
A local constitutional scholar says that it is not a constitutional problem to say prayers before public meetings.
Federal election officials have asked a judge to temporarily suspend his own order that they help Kansas and Arizona enforce state laws requiring voters to prove their U.S. citizenship.
Federal court freezes a decision by a lower court that overturned Michigan’s ban on gay marriages.
The Kansas Supreme Court said Friday the state’s current public school funding levels are unconstitutional.
The Missouri Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that it will not hear the cases of three cities whose red-light camera laws were challenged in lower courts.
Students are taking action by threatening to sue their high school in an effort to stop prayers at their public school’s annual graduation ceremony.
Legislators charged with felony crimes almost always eventually resign. At times, resignation from public office seems a part of a plea bargain deal.
Lance Shockley of Van Buren was convicted of first-degree murder for the killing of State Highway Patrol Sgt. Carl Dewayne Graham Jr.