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Appeals Court Ruling Clears Way for Gay Marriage in the Heart of Bible Belt
Originally Posted: 07/29/2014 - 5:18pm | Type: Blog

A federal appeals court panel in Virginia became the second one this summer to strike down a state ban against same-sex marriage Monday, making it more likely that the Supreme Court will settle the issue as ea ...

Court: Law Designating ‘Israel’ as Birthplace Unconstitutional
Originally Posted: 07/25/2013 - 10:31am | Type: Blog

A federal appeals court has ruled unconstitutional a 2002 law that allows Americans born in Jerusalem to designate Israel as their birth country on their passports. A federal appe ...

Court Says Catholic Businessman Can Fight Contraception Mandate
Originally Posted: 11/30/2012 - 4:21pm | Type: Blog

A federal appeals court on Wednesday temporarily blocked the enforcement of the Obama administration's contraception mandate while a Catholic business owner appeals a lower court's ruling that tossed ...