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Lambda Legal representative provides 'State of the Union' O'Kelley explained to the audience of about 25 the impact of recent court decisions, starting with U.S. Supreme Court decisions striking section three of the Defense of Marriage Act and the ruling on California's Proposition 8...
Huge advances for gay marriage in an eventful year

One year ago, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a pair of the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court decisions, had ruled in September...same-sex marriages - that the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a year ago.In...
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Begich weighs in on Hobby Lobby, Iraq

...S. Sen. Mark Begich is not one to hold back strong opinions, and he is adamant about his opposition to the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling in the Burwell v. Hobby Lobby case.The senator running for re-election this fall said the...
Today in Sports History

...Kelesi 6-3, 6-1 in the first round to become the youngest winner of a match in Wimbledon history.1995 - The U.S. Supreme Court upholds a random drug-testing program in Vernonia, Ore. The 6-to-3 decision allows public high school officials...
Press should defend Citizens United, 1st Amendment

...the only time it has been tried.Citizens United vs. the Federal Election Commission was decided 5-4 by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2010. It overturned the bans on corporate-funded political speech within 30 and 60 days of primary and general...
New ad buys in Senate race

...a pledge between him and Begich aimed at curbing outside influence in the race, even as he said he supports the U.S. Supreme Court decision that allowed unlimited spending by unions and corporations in political races. Begich's campaign hasn't...
Today In Sports History

...Muhammad Ali wins a four-year legal battle to overturn his 1967 conviction for draft evasion in an 8-0 vote by the U.S. Supreme Court.1992 - Connie Price-Smith, who earlier won the discus, wins the shot put at 62 feet, 6 inches, to become...
Alaska Editorial: 'Alaska Agreement' good theory, flawed practice

...Sullivan's intention of giving local voices more weight in political campaigns is his stance in support of the U.S. Supreme Court's well-publicized decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, which prohibited the government...
Voting officials knew of poor translation

...for years, had to approve election changes in Alaska and other states. That requirement was struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court last year.In one 2012 email to Wassilie, Growden described getting a "disturbing call" from federal voting-rights...
Tribal leaders welcome Holder's voting access plan

...reforms to strengthen voting rights, there also have been setbacks, West told the crowd. He cited last year's U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of Shelby County, Alabama.The decision effectively stripped the federal government of its most...


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