Last week the U.S. Supreme Court gave Texas the go-ahead to enforce voter identification laws at the polls. The court rejected an emergency request from the Justice Department and civil rights group to overturn the law with a majority of Justices on the court siding with Texas. 641 more words
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“(ORDER LIST: 574 U.S.)
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2014
ORDER IN PENDING CASE
14A413 PARNELL, GOV. OF AK, ET AL. V. HAMBY, MATTHEW, ET AL.
The application for stay presented to Justice Kennedy and by him referred to the Court is denied”. 229 more words
WICHITA, Kansas – Gay marriage has been a hot issue for a long time now, but several major developments in the last few weeks are turning it into one of the key issues this election season. 408 more words
Early voting in Texas begins Monday and everyone who votes in this mid-term election will be required to produce identification that proves they are who they say they are. 263 more words
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court is allowing California to continue enforcing a law that bans the sale of foie gras.
The justices on Tuesday rejected a challenge to the law from producers of the delicacy in New York and Canada. 62 more words
LAS VEGAS (CBS / AP) — Gay couples began getting married Thursday in Las Vegas — the self-proclaimed marriage capital of the world — ending a dizzying legal fight that kept them waiting for days. 372 more words