U.S. Supreme Court

Two men hold hands to pose for a videographer after their wedding ceremony March 9, 2010 in Washington, DC. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Gay Marriage Not Immediately Likely In SC

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied appeals from five states seeking to preserve gay-marriage bans. The move doesn’t mean same-sex marriages will begin immediately in South Carolina, but experts say such unions probably aren’t too far off.

10/06/2014

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NC NAACP Head Protests Campaign Cash At High Court

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The head of North Carolina’s NAACP is planning to be in Washington as the U.S. Supreme Court hears a case about big money in elections. The News & Observer of Raleigh […]

10/08/2013

An advocate for same sex marriage rights runs from the Supreme Court waving an American flag following favorable rulings issued by the court June 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The high court ruled to strike down DOMA and determined the California's proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage was not properly before them, declining to overturn the lower court's striking down of the law. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Decisions Won’t Affect N.C. Law Now

As opponents and advocates of gay marriage put their best spin on two U.S. Supreme Court decisions Wednesday, a woman married to a female soldier at Fort Bragg rejoiced in the knowledge that she would now be able to share her spouse’s benefits, such as federal health insurance.

06/26/2013

The U.S. Supreme Court delayed a ruling in the Baby Veronica case that looks to define a “parent” under a law that protects Native American children. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

SCOTUS Delays Decision In ‘Baby Veronica’ Native American Custody Case

The U.S. Supreme Court delayed a ruling in the Baby Veronica case that looks to define a “parent” under a law that protects Native American children.

06/24/2013

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