| Nov 22, 2013
| 6:38 PM
Burbank city attorneys filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court this week arguing that a Burbank police detective who reported officer misconduct is not protected by the First Amendment and therefore cannot sue the city for retaliation because as a...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Between 20 and 30 protesters confronted shoppers walking into the new Hobby Lobby on Victory Boulevard in Burbank Friday morning, upset over a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that allowed the company to exempt certain contraceptives from employees'...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 2:47 PM
The old Orchard Supply Hardware in Burbank sits half a mile from my former home on Reese Place. Despite its convenient location, it never failed to have more than half of what I needed for any project, forcing me to trudge another couple miles to the Home...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Close to a hundred protesters descended on Hobby Lobby in Burbank Monday, chanting and waving posters, crafting IUDs out of colorful pipe cleaners, and handing out coupons and gift cards to competing craft stores to protest a recent U.S. Supreme Court...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 12:38 PM
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...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 9:53 AM
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...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 10:06 AM
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.
| Feb 22, 2013
| 8:08 PM
When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 2010 that money was speech, and any limit on independent campaign spending was improper, most observers correctly foresaw the imminent creation of massive and secretive political action committees weaseling their way...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 2:25 PM
California’s top law enforcement officer told the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday that Proposition 8’s ban on same-sex marriage should be overturned because its sole purpose was to “strip loving relationships of validation and dignity...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 10:52 AM
As state officials make their case for gay marriage, a new Field Poll showed record support in California for same sex unions.
"By a nearly two-to-one margin (61% to 32%), California voters approve of allowing same-sex couples to marry," according to...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 7:06 AM
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,...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 10:52 AM
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...