US Supreme Court
What you need to know about marriage and the US Supreme Court
What would Abe have said about same-sex marriage?
The logic of the legal arguments for same-sex marriage are remarkably similar to those for the judicial imposition of slavery nationwide.
US Supreme Court to tackle same-sex marriage
| 19 January 2015 | FEATURES |
We need to know more about the effects of legalisation.
Supreme Court decision will lead to gay marriage in five states
Ryan T. Anderson
| 08 October 2014 | CONJUGALITY |
What the Supreme Court did (and didn’t do) to religious freedom last week
It's hardly a threat to civil liberties.
Why Hobby Lobby is not about women’s health
Health insurance shouldn't revolve around sexual behavior and reproductive capacity.
Supreme Court rules on prayer before public meetings
On birth control women do not speak with one voice
US v. Windsor: a pit stop, not the finish line
James S. Cole
| 01 July 2013 | FEATURES |
The murky reasoning of the Supreme Court suggests that it is searching for reasons to justify imposing "gay marriage" on states which have not already legalized it.
Supreme Court marriage rulings shift American government tradition
We have always been a nation whose government serves by the consent of the governed, with separate and enumerated powers, states’ rights, rule of law and all that. Things have been ‘evolving,' in popular parlance. With the Supreme Court rulings on marriage this week, we got a paradigm shift from self-government to ‘the tyranny of the majority,’ though that needs clarification to understand the meaning of “majority”, the way most of the language we’re using these days could benefit from clarification.
A clear and present danger for the Boy Scouts
| 28 March 2013 | FEATURES |
An organisation which emphasises strength and purity of character has every right to exclude gays and lesbians as leaders.
The shaky science behind same-sex marriage
The case rests squarely on sociology and psychology. How reliable can this be, ask two distinguished scholars.
40 years after Roe v Wade, a deadly stalemate
Despite recent state restrictions and a growth in pro-life sentiment, more than a million lives are lost to abortion each year in the US.
When a state government refuses to defend its marriage laws
James S. Cole
| 20 January 2013 | FEATURES |
A crucial case before the US Supreme Court will determine whether sovereignty lies in the hand of the people or judges.
“Gay marriage”, courts and the executive power
James S. Cole
| 03 January 2013 | FEATURES |
Two cases before the US Supreme Court could be used to hand more power to the White House.
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