US Supreme Court Legalizes Gay Marriages by Refusing to Hear Appeals

Yesterday, the US Supreme Court stunned most of the nation when it announced that it will not hear the appeals from five states concerning same-sex marriages. In those five states, Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin, lower courts had ruled that bans on same-sex marriages were unconstitutional. The states had appealed to the nation’s highest court in hopes that they would make a definitive ruling. By refusing to hear the appeals, the Supreme Court unofficially endorsed the legalization Read more […]

Justice Sotomayor Writes You Cannot Take Supreme Court at Its Word

Last week Christians around the nation celebrated the US Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in favor of Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties. The court ruled that privately owned companies such as Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties do have the right to opt out of the contraception mandate because of their religious beliefs. However, a week later, the three female members of US Supreme Court ruled against Wheaton College, a Christian college in northern Illinois. The lawsuit stems from Read more […]