Federal Judge Rules Against DC Ban On Carrying Guns

Federal Judge Rules Against DC Ban On Carrying Guns

By Kathleen Hennessey, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- A federal judge struck down the nation's last complete prohibition on carrying guns outside the home, declaring the ...

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Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Oklahoma Ban On Gay Marriage

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Oklahoma Ban On Gay Marriage

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times For the second time, a federal appeals court panel in Denver has upheld same-sex marriage by striking down Oklahoma's ban on gay marriage. In ...

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British Imam Found Guilty In Terrorism Trial

British Imam Found Guilty In Terrorism Trial

By John Riley, Newsday NEW YORK -- Abu Hamza al-Masri, the handless one-eyed British imam whose incendiary Islamist rhetoric made him a lightning rod for controversy in the afterm ...

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Gang Case Defendant Shot In Salt Lake City Federal Courthouse

Gang Case Defendant Shot In Salt Lake City Federal Courthouse

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times The defendant in a long-running gang case in Salt Lake City was shot by U.S. marshals when he attempted to attack a witness testifying at his ...

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Federal Judge Upholds Billboard Slamming Jindal On Medicaid Expansion

Federal Judge Upholds Billboard Slamming Jindal On Medicaid Expansion

Disappointing -- and slightly embarrassing -- news arrived on Tuesday for conservative Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal, when a federal judge ruled in favor of MoveOn.Org, the libe ...

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Governor: Kentucky Will Appeal Ruling On Out-Of-State Same-Sex Marriages

Governor: Kentucky Will Appeal Ruling On Out-Of-State Same-Sex Marriages

By John Cheves, Lexington Herald-Leader FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Democratic Governor Steve Beshear said Tuesday that he will appeal a federal judge's order requiring Kentucky to recogniz ...

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Judge Dismisses State’s First Witness In Gay Marriage Trial

Judge Dismisses State’s First Witness In Gay Marriage Trial

By Tresa Baldas, Detroit Free Press DETROIT -- In a bombshell development, a federal judge just threw out the state's first witness in Michigan's gay marriage trial on Monday, con ...

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Virginia Ban On Same-Sex Marriage Is Latest To Be Struck Down

Virginia Ban On Same-Sex Marriage Is Latest To Be Struck Down

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times When the U.S. Supreme Court struck down parts of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, it left unresolved whether couples of the same sex had a ...

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