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Ohio ban on recognizing out-of-state gay marriages to fall

Updated 4:06 p.m. ET, 4/4/2014

(An earlier version of this report stated incorrectly that Ohio’s ban on same-sex marriage was to be declared unconstitutional.)

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Justices strike down political donor limits

Washington (CNN) — In another blow to federal election laws, the Supreme Court on Wednesday eliminated limits on the total amount people can donate to various political campaigns in a single election season. 832 more words

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Justices to hear 'Hobby Lobby' case on Obamacare birth control rule

(CNN) — Conestoga Wood Specialties was founded a half-century ago in a Pennsylvania garage. The Hahn family’s commitment to quality is driven in large part by their Christian faith, which in turn may soon threaten the company’s very existence. 44 more words

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Texas ban on same-sex marriage struck down

(CNN) – A federal judge has struck down a ban on same-sex marriage in Texas, ruling Wednesday it has no “rational relation to a legitimate government purpose.” 25 more words


Justices deny review of gun-rights appeals

(CNN) – The Supreme Court for now is staying out of the hot-button issue of concealed weapons laws.

The Justices on Monday declined to review two cases brought by the National Rifle Association that deal with whether those age 18-20 can buy and then carry handguns in public for self-defense. 18 more words

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Obama, Harper differences over Keystone pipeline on display at summit

(CNN) – Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Wednesday said a report on the Keystone XL pipeline was “pretty definitive” in its assessment that it would not affect climate change, an issue President Barack Obama says must be part of the discussion. 34 more words

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