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A commercial truck heads for the Ambassador Bridge, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the international border crossing, which connects with Windsor, Ontario, in Detroit, Michigan, on March 18, 2020.

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Global Politics

U.S. Supreme Court appears cautious of broad gay marriage ruling

Global Politics

The U.S. Supreme Court heard the first of two cases regarding same-sex marriage on Tuesday. California’s ban known as Proposition 8 came under scrutiny. But one legal scholar says the Court might find a way to avoid issuing a national ruling on the right for same-sex couples to marry.

Canada’s wartime homes go green

A million cookie-cutter houses built in the 1940s in Canada may have a future as energy-independent homes; the energy savings could be substantial.

‘The New Black’: Same-Sex Marriage and the African-American Community

The Supreme Court will soon issue its decisions in two  same-sex marriage cases the Justices heard this term: U.S. v. Windsor, the case that will determine the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), and Hollingsworth v. Perry, the challenge to California’s Proposition 8 ballot initiative that banned same-sex marriage. Same-sex marriage has long divided […]

Same-Sex Marriage Goes to the Supreme Court

Today the Supreme Court hears the first of two cases on the constitutionality of gay marriage. The first case is  Hollingsworth v. Perry, a challenge to California’s Proposition 8, the voter-approved, state constitutional amendment that banned same-sex marriage back in 2008. On Wednesday, the nation’s highest court will hear  United States v. Windsor, the case that will […]

Reading the Tea Leaves on Same-Sex Marriage

This week, the Supreme Court heard two potentially historic cases on same-sex marriage: Hollingsworth v. Perry, the Proposition 8 case out of California, and United States v. Windsor, the case that will determine the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA. Now the justices retreat to their respective quarters to decide the fate […]