Judicial Issues

Colorado Marriage

The Colorado Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a Boulder County clerk to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Although a federal judge last week said the state should create same-sex marriage, it has not been officially redefined.  Read more

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In separate actions, judges stuck down constitutional marriage amendments in Virginia and Florida. Marriage is being challenged in every state that has not already redefined it.  Read more

A professor at the University of California Santa Barbara entered a plea of “no contest” on Thursday to charges that she assaulted pro-lifers visiting the campus in March.  Read more

Colorado Marriage

A federal judge on Wednesday said Colorado’s constitutional marriage amendment — approved by voters in 2006 — violates the U.S. Constitution. U.S. District Court Judge Raymond Moore put the ruling on hold until Aug. 25 pending an appeal.  Read more

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A federal judge said today that the Oklahoma constitutional marriage amendment is unconstitutional. Today’s 2-1 decision affirms a lower court ruling.  Read more

A Missouri county court on Thursday dismissed Planned Parenthood’s criminal charges against a pro-life advocate. Kathy Thebo Forck, campaign director for 40 Days for Life, was arrested in 2012. The pro-lifer simply offered water to a truck driver — in blazing 100 degree heat — as he was leaving the abortion seller.  Read more

A Christian cake artist in Colorado filed an appeal Wednesday challenging a government order that says he and his staff must take “re-education” classes. The classes would “educate” employees about a state law that effectively demands that businesses celebrate same-sex ceremonies.  Read more

When the Founding Fathers were forming the judiciary, Alexander Hamilton envisioned it to be the least dangerous branch of the new Republic. Today’s activist courts are a far cry from the interpreters of the law that they were supposed to be. So what’s gone wrong?  Read more

Supporters of Utah’s constitutional marriage amendment are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the case. The state says it will forego another appeal to the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.  Read more

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