The Supreme Court struck down limits Wednesday in federal law on the overall campaign contributions the biggest individual donors may make to candidates, political parties and political action committees.
Two landmark Supreme Court rulings that bolster gay marriage rights don't remove all barriers to same-sex unions by a long shot. Where gay couples live still will have a lot to do with how they're treated.
An advocate for gay marriage in New Jersey will file a motion next week asking a judge to force the state to recognize same-sex marriage following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that strikes down a federal ban on the unions.
The United States Supreme Court has ruled that the federal Defense of Marriage Act, is unconstitutional as a deprivation of the equal liberty of persons that is protected by the Fifth Amendment and let stand a ruling that California's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional.
The Supreme Court says a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act cannot be enforced until Congress comes up with a new way of determining which states and localities require close federal monitoring of elections.