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  • Schiff calls Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling 'setback for women's health'

    Schiff calls Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling 'setback for women's health'
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), whose district office is located about a mile from where a Hobby Lobby store will open on Friday, criticized the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of the arts-and-crafts supply retailer to pay insurance covering...
  • In Theory: Is the United States making a right turn?

    The U.S. Navy, which earlier began allowing "humanist" as a designated religious preference despite the fact that many humanists are atheists, recently rejected its first application from a humanist chaplain. Days later, the U.S. Senate approved a...
  • High court backs police action

    Burbank police officials hailed a U.S. Supreme Court ruling this week that determined officers were justified in invading the home of a Bellarmine-Jefferson High School student without a warrant in 2007 out of concern that an attack was imminent. The...
  • Prop. 8 sponsors are legally entitled to defend measure, court rules

    The California Supreme Court decided Thursday that the sponsors of Proposition 8 and other ballot measures are entitled to defend them in court, a ruling likely to spur federal courts to decide the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans. The state...
  • Foes of gay marriage appeal Prop 8 ruling to U.S. Supreme Court

    Foes of gay marriage appeal Prop 8 ruling to U.S. Supreme Court
    Opponents of same-sex marriage asked the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday to overturn a federal appeals court decision that struck down Proposition 8, the 2008 California ballot initiative that limited marriage to a man and a woman. Protect Marriage, the...
  • Burbank couple in Prop. 8 case to watch history unfold

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday began the process of considering two controversial cases involving whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry: Proposition 8, California's 2008 ban on gay marriage, and the Defense of Marriage Act,...
  • Gay marriage in California awaits U.S. Supreme Court review

    Gay marriage in California awaits U.S. Supreme Court review
    As voters in three more states cast ballots to allow gay marriage in last week's election,  some California gay marriage activists have grown impatient at seeing gains elsewhere while the question remains in legal limbo here. But as soon as this month...
  • High court delays decision in California gay marriage

    High court delays decision in California gay marriage
    The U.S. Supreme Court has pushed back by 10 days the date on which it will consider whether to review the issue of gay marriage in California, according to lawyers in the case. The court had been set to discuss whether to grant review of Hollingsworth...
  • Prop. 8 supporters, opponents await Supreme Court decision

    At San Francisco City Hall, officials are awaiting their moment in history, but they just don't know when it will come. In the complex calculus of gay marriage in California, weddings could become legal within days. So City Hall is preparing for a...
  • Burbank couple on Supreme Court same-sex marriage review: 'This is what we've waited for'

    Burbank couple on Supreme Court same-sex marriage review: 'This is what we've waited for'
    Burbank residents Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo were catapulted onto the national stage Friday when the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would rule on constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8, the voter-approved same-sex marriage ban that...
  • Editorial: Battle for marriage rights began at local level

    Perhaps it was inevitable that the U.S. Supreme Court would confront the issue of same-sex marriage. But in the history of great civil rights advances in this country, key players rarely wait for Fate to make her move. Instead, they forge ahead and...
  • Political Landscape: Gatto calls for the end of super PACs

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) joined two other state lawmakers to introduce a measure that would begin the process of nullifying the U.S. Supreme Court's controversial decision that created “super PACs,” which have flooded unlimited...