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High Court Refuses to Hear Challenge to NJ Ban on ‘Gay Conversion’ Therapies

Therefore, New Jersey’s ban on the alleged “junk science” practice remains in place.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/04/2015

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Oral Arguments Today in U.S. Supreme Court on Same-Sex Marriage Case

The justices appeared divided on the issue right from the start.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/28/2015

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker gives remarks before the US Senate. (Photo from Senate video feed)

Booker Takes To US Senate Floor Ahead Of Same-Sex Marriage Arguments In Supreme Court Two Weeks From Now

In just two weeks, the US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on whether the US Constitution requires states to recognize same-sex marriages from other states.

04/14/2015

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Local Legal Experts See Politics At Work In U.S. Supreme Court Arguments On Affordable Care Act Case

The court arguments lasted just over an hour, but the decision could have long-range consequences.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/04/2015

(Demonstrators hold signs on Broad Street in support of the US Supreme Court's 1973 decision that legalized abortion under certain circumstances.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

42nd Anniversary of ‘Roe v. Wade’ Marked by Philadelphia Pro-Choice and Anti-Abortion Groups

At lunchtime today on South Broad Street in center city Philadelphia, abortion rights activists rallied on the median.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/22/2015

(US Supreme Court justice Samuel Alito, standing in center of photo, at a CCP luncheon in his honor.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

US Supreme Court Justice Gets Public Service Award from Community College of Philadelphia

Philadelphia got a rare visit today from a sitting US Supreme Court justice. Judge Samuel Alito was in town to receive an award from the college.

01/15/2015

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A Philadelphia Gay Leader Elated With Today’s U.S. Supreme Court Action

“I did not expect to see this in my lifetime,” said Malcolm Lazin, founder of the Philadelphia-based Equality Forum.

10/06/2014

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More Than 30 States File Briefs Asking US Supreme Court To Rule On Same Sex Marriage

A federal court bucked a trend set by 20 other courts this week when it upheld Louisiana’s ban on same sex marriage. It could push the US Supreme Court to rule on marriage equality sooner than originally thought.

09/06/2014

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Your City Guide to Washington D.C.

Refer to this guide to the best dining, lodging and attractions in Washington D.C.

08/19/2014

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Obamacare Birth Control Coverage Advocates Looking Past US Supreme Court Case

“I do believe we have the ability to do something about this,” Booker says of Congress.

07/01/2014

A Hobby Lobby store is seen on June 30, 2014 in Plantation, Florida. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

How Hobby Lobby Ruling Could Impact Catholic Nonprofits

The nation’s largest Catholic civil rights organization says the ruling may provide the tipping point in “rethinking the Affordable Care Act.”

07/01/2014

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Phila. Police Dept. Sees Little Impact From US Supreme Court Cell Search Ruling

Lt. John Stanford says the Philadelphia Police Department’s policy was already in compliance with the Supreme Court decision.

06/26/2014

(Aereo's web site, just prior to the US Supreme Court ruling.  Graphic by KYW's Ed Fischer)

US Supreme Court Rules Aereo’s Signal-Lifting Plan is Copyright Infringement

The US Supreme Court has dealt an apparent death blow to a web upstart that aimed to change how we watch TV and how much we pay for it.

06/25/2014

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U.S. Supreme Court Rejects NJ’s Effort To Host Sports Gambling

The Garden State had tried to allow betting on professional and college sports in Atlantic City casinos and state racetracks.

06/23/2014

(Cara Palladino and Isabelle Barker chat with a supporter outside the US Courthouse in Philadelphia, where their challenge to the Pa. "Defense of Marriage Act" is being heard.   Photo by Cherri Gregg

Battle Over Pa. Gay Marriage Law Is Joined in US Court in Philadelphia

Five cases are currently pending in courts across Pennsylvania, including one brought by Cara Palladino and Isabelle Barker, who were legally married in another state.

05/15/2014

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