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Supreme Court extends gay marriage nationwide

...after the decision, which put an exclamation point on breathtaking changes in the nation's social norms.Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote the majority opinion, just as he did in the court's previous three major gay rights cases dating back to...
My Turn: The liberal contribution to freedom, justice for all

...was wrong."Abolishing slavery advanced the liberal tenet of freedom and justice for all. To paraphrase Justice Anthony Kennedy, who authored the Supreme Court's opinion legalizing same-sex marriage, the nation's understanding of equality...
Obamacare survives second fight

...just as he did in 2012. His four liberal colleagues were with him three years ago and again on Thursday. Justice Anthony Kennedy, a dissenter in 2012, was part of the majority this time.Roberts said that to read the law the way challengers...
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'Ugly' potential fallout from Supreme Court health care case

...for market collapse.Oral arguments on March 4 revealed a divided court. Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Anthony Kennedy seemingly are key to the outcome, which won't be known until late June.If the subsidies survive, the Affordable...
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Watershed moment for gay marriage

...has advanced rights for gay and lesbian Americans in three decisions dating back to 1996, each written by Justice Anthony Kennedy. In the most recent, in 2013, the justices divided 5-4 and threw out part of the federal Defense of Marriage...
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After historic arguments, gay marriage ruling coming

WASHINGTON - Pivotal Justice Anthony Kennedy, whose vote could decide the same-sex marriage issue for the nation, did not tip his hand Tuesday in historic arguments at...
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Supreme Court denies Alaska's request

...that legalized gay unions in the nation's northernmost state."The application for stay presented to Justice (Anthony) Kennedy and by him referred to the Court is denied," the one-sentence ruling from the court said.The denial means gay...
Press should defend Citizens United, 1st Amendment

...Congress to apply the electioneering communication(s) restrictions ... to additional media as well."Justice Anthony Kennedy, who would be swing vote in deciding Citizens United and wrote the majority opinion, asked whether a non-media...
Outside editorial: Self-interest trumps democracy

...this year, it's hard to believe anyone would oppose some minimum level of disclosure. After all, it was Justice Anthony Kennedy who wrote in the infamous Citizens United ruling that "transparency" would ensure that voters could make "informed...
No wonder it's, like, called the high court and stuff

...contributed Stephen Breyer. "What if the sign said, 'Bong Hits Should be Legal'?" queried John Paul Stevens. Anthony Kennedy got really psychedelic. "Suppose the banner said, 'Vote Republican'?" David Souter inhaled. Imagine, he said...


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