Once again today, America’s highest court failed to announce any plan to take up one or more cases involving the legalization of same-sex marriage. Now it’s expected to do so on Friday. Will the justices be paying attention to last month’s elections in 4 states? We’ll look at the high court’s options—and at the political ramifications, especially for the Republican Party. On Reporters Notebook later on, could deadly violence result from brain damage in professional football? Also in the news, Britain, France, Sweden, Denmark and Spain have summoned Israeli ambassadors to Israel to signal strong objection to Israel’s plans for expanding settlements in East Jerusalem.
The US Supreme Court, Politics and Same Sex Marriage
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Israeli Envoys Summoned in Protest of New Settlement Plans
Britain, France, Sweden, Denmark and Spain have summoned Israeli ambassadors to Israel to signal strong objection to Israel’s Plans for expanding settlements in East...
Kansas City Chief’s Jovan Belcher’s murder/suicide and the question of concussions in the NFL
This weekend’s case of murder and suicide raises familiar questions about brain damage and professional football. Jovan Belcher was an all-star linebacker for the Kansas...