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  1. Is Legal Gay Marriage Effective Immediately After Supreme Court Ruling?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Max

    Following the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling making same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states, gay couples throughout the country married, though the court provided no timeline for the implementation to begin. Prior to the June 26 decision, 37 states and the District of Columbia allowed gay marriages, and the court's ruling would legalize it in all 50 states, according to CNN .

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  2. Letter: Writer's comparison to sex abusers way off the markRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | The Daily Record

    I am writing in response to Robert Sibilia's recent letter, or rather, lecture on the right and wrong, black and white interpretation of God's will concerning marriage. As many similar letters of others who speak for God in The Daily Record, this one drew a bead on same-sex marriage and the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

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  3. ConstanceTHE Census and Consensus of OpinionRead the original story

    48 min ago | American Reporter

    The speed with which Sonia Sotomayor was attacked by conservatives this week shows how high the stakes are in the upcoming confirmation hearings that will decide if she gets to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court this fall. Sotomayor, currently the presiding judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, was picked by President Barack Obama on Tuesday to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice David Souter.

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  4. On Native GroundBIG Money Controls the Health Care Reform DebateRead the original story

    50 min ago | American Reporter

    I'd put my life on the line for free speech, so every time I find myself telling people to shut up and go away, I'm surprised. After all, everyone has a right to his or her own opinion, no matter how deluded he or she may be.

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  5. MomentumTHE Outrage and the Joy: Women in FilmRead the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    It's a long-standing principle in the American justice system that even the most unpopular defendants are given adequate legal representation and that the rule of law is followed without exception. But ever since the Sept.

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  6. Death Penalty: Constitutional, high court ruledRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | HeraldNet

    Regarding the letter about the death penalty, "Clearly violates Constitution": Perhaps the writer missed the 5th Amendment when he quoted from the 8th Amendment. It reads, in part, "No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury" and again "nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law" The Constitution allows for capital punishment after a grand jury indictment within due process of law.

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  7. Case against Jones will likely go to grand juryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Review

    The case against a New Cumberland man accused of using his Facebook page to threaten two public officials will likely go to the grand jury in September. Visiting Magistrate David McLaughlin ruled on Wednesday that there was probable cause to believe that David Jones, 47, had committed the felony offense of retaliation.

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  8. Market MoverAUTO Bailout? Washington Just Doesn't Get itRead the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    The blogosphere exploded last Tuesday with the rumor that President-Elect Barack Obama might ask Sen. Hillary Clinton to be our next secretary of state. Personally, I can't wait for her to be appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, but in the meantime, welcome to the next eight years, where fractious Democrats, liberals, progressives, libertarians and even a few conservatives - opinionators each and every one of them - create a cacophony of comment over every move Obama does or doesn't make.

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  9. Threat case will proceedRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Morning Journal

    The case against a New Cumberland man accused of using his Facebook page to threaten two public officials will likely go to the grand jury in September. Visiting Magistrate David McLaughlin ruled on Wednesday that there was probable cause to believe that David Jones, 47, had committed the felony offense of retaliation.

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  10. Let's talk about this marriage businessRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Delaware Gazette

    Marriage, while a dirty word to some, has certainly been a hot topic of late, and I'm going to offer my two cents.Merriam-Webster defines it as this: the state of being united to a person in a consensual and contractual relationship recognized by law.But, that word, marriage, it's so much more than what can be defined by a few words.So, what is ... (more)

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  11. Keep the courts out of marriageRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

    When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states must recognize same-sex marriages, dissenting Chief Justice John Roberts wondered whether polygamy will be next.

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  12. US court says drug-sniffing dog fails the smell testRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KDWN

    That's the core finding of a potentially influential new ruling from the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which considered the question of how much police should rely on their K-9 partners to justify searches when a dog's own competence, as in Lex's case, is itself suspect. The opinion stems from an appeal by Larry Bentley Jr, a St. Louis man serving 20 years in prison for drug possession.

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  13. Virginia has legal, moral legs to stand on in removing battle flag from platesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    VIRGINIA officials hope to yank the Confederate battle flag from state specialty license plates, and a federal court in Danville will hear arguments Friday. For administrative and moral reasons, the state should be allowed to excise that symbol of hate.

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  14. Based on Alleyne, Michigan Supreme Court declares its state...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Sentencing Law and Policy

    As reported in this local press article , "the Michigan Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the state's sentencing guidelines that mandate prison terms are unconstitutional, and that judges should use them only in an advisory capacity." Here are excerpts from the state of the majority opinion in Michigan v.

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  15. Make ruling that bans life-without-parole sentences for juveniles retroactive, ABA urges SCOTUSRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ABA Journal

    A landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in 2012 should be applied retroactively to eliminate mandatory life-without-parole sentences imposed on juveniles before Miller v. Alabama was decided, the American Bar Association argues in an amicus brief filed Wednesday.

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  16. Redlands native, musician Sami Grisafe releases single, a Brand New FairytaleaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Redlands Daily Facts

    REDLANDS >> City native Sami Grisafe has released her new single, “Brand New Fairy Tale,” a tune that celebrates marriage equality. The single, part of her third album expected to be released later this year, recently debuted along with its music video on AfterEllen.com.

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  17. Alaska challenge to Tongass - roadless rule' gets shot down by 9th CircuitRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decided Wednesday to keep roads out of roadless areas of the Tongass National Forest over the objections of the state and timber industry, which had challenged the "roadless rule" and its restrictions on logging. The Alaskans who had challenged the rule are calling it a major defeat in their attempt to revive the Southeast Alaska timber industry, or maybe just to keep it alive.

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  18. Court: Drug-sniffing dog fails the smell testRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

    Lex, a K-9 with the Bloomington Police Department is seen in 2014 during a training session with his handler Officer Justin Shively in Bloomington. On Tuesday, Chicago's 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a conviction that Lex played a role in.

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  19. Editorial: Secrecy about state executions a bad ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

    There are myriad questions surrounding use of the death penalty. The biggest, for us anyway, has always rested upon the idea that it's not applied equally.

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  20. Ex-Navy SEAL alleges anti-gay bullying by CIA workersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    SAN DIEGO>> A former Navy SEAL has filed an internal complaint alleging the CIA bullied him for being gay during a work assignment in June in Afghanistan. Brett Jones said he filed the complaint last week against the federal agency, saying he was forced to endure homophobic slurs and other inappropriate comments on June 11 in Afghanistan as a group of contractors and civil servants in the CIA's Global Response Staff watched news of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage.

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