Right now, people around the country and beyond are heading to their computers and looking up the word marriage. What does the definition of the word tell us about the current state of our view of marriage equality?
Depending on what the nine justices decide about their case load, same-sex marriages in California could get the federal stamp of approval by Monday. Here's what you need to know.
Supporters of California Proposition 8 put their case before the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, in their final move to try to salvage the law that prohibits same-sex marriage in California.
Supporters of California's overturned Prop. 8 banning gay marriage will have to get their case before the U.S. Supreme Court if they want to appeal it any further, now that the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals refused to re-hear a challenge to a judge's decision that the ban was unconstitutional.
A Federal Appeals court in Massachusetts ruled Thursday that the Defense of Marriage Act violates the Constitution by denying federal benefits to same-sex couples and though it's a narrow ruling, it's still a victory for same-sex marriage advocates as the case makes its way ever-closer to the Supreme Court.
Folks, let's be honest: If we can spend $40,000 a day to keep Newt Gingrich safe, can't we do the same for Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer? The man was robbed at machete-point then burgled all in the span of four months.
Cartoonist Tom Toles on the Supreme Court.
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