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Supreme Court rules against Obama in contraception case

Washington (CNN) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that closely held companies cannot be required to pay to cover some types of contraceptives for their employees, ending its term with a narrow legal and political setback for a controversial part of President Barack Obama’s health care reform law. 20 more words

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Supreme Court will review Alabama's redrawn voting maps

(CNN) — A challenge to Alabama’s Republican-drawn legislative maps, which some civil rights and political groups say amounts to an unconstitutional racial quota and gerrymandering, will be reviewed by the Supreme Court. 383 more words

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Arkansas ban on same-sex marriage struck down by state judge

(CNN) — Arkansas became the latest state to have its ban on same-sex marriage overturned, after a state judge Friday declared the voter-approved measure to be unconstitutional. 33 more words

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Justices allow public prayers at New York town's council meetings

(CNN) — The Supreme Court gave limited approval on Monday to public prayers at a New York town’s board meetings, citing the country’s history of religious acknowledgment in the legislature. 43 more words

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Cruz praises retired liberal justice

(CNN) — Retired Justice John Paul Stevens may have carved a mostly liberal record in his nearly 35 years on the U.S. Supreme Court, but he received high praise Wednesday from one of the most conservative members of Congress. 703 more words

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Wisconsin voter ID law struck down by federal judge

(CNN) — Wisconsin became the latest state to have its voter identification law struck down by the courts, with a federal judge in Milwaukee on Tuesday concluding that opponents of the requirement have shown it has a “disproportionate impact” on many voters. 655 more words

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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