Tag Archives: Supreme Court

Attorney General Appeals Issuance of Boulder County Gay Marriage Licenses

SUTHERSColorado Attorney General John Suthers is asking the state court of appeals to overturn a ruling that allowed the Boulder County clerk to continue issuing same-sex marriage licenses.  On July 10th, Boulder District Court Judge Andrew Continue reading

Udall Urges Lawmakers to Strip Employers of Religious Rights

mark-udall-300Senator Mark Udall is urging his fellow colleagues to vote with him on a bill to strip employers of their religious rights.  Udall’s bill would circumvent the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Hobby Lobby’s policy of not covering specific types of birth control in their health care policies.  Hobby Lobby owners say Continue reading

Udall Fights Court’s Religious Freedom Ruling

mark-udall-300U.S. Senator Mark Udall is jumping on the “not your boss’s business” bandwagon.  Nancy Pelosi was ripped on national television last week for misrepresenting the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Hobby Lobby’s decision not to provide insurance for 4 specific forms of birth control that actually destroy a fertilized egg.  Continue reading

Boulder Clerk Still Issuing Marriage Licenses to Gay Couples

civil-union-3001Boulder County’s clerk will continue issuing marriage licenses to gay couples despite the threat of legal action by Colorado Attorney General John Suthers.  Hillary Hall made the announcement yesterday after Suthers’ office agreed Continue reading

Lawsuit Filed Over School Funding Formula

school-fundingA group of Colorado school districts are suing the state over a funding procedure they say violates the constitution as mandated by Amendment 23.  The lawsuit filed in Denver Friday challenges a state school-funding procedure known as the “negative factor” which allows the reduction Continue reading

Supreme Court Says EPA Overstepped its Authority

EPA-300The Supreme Court agrees the Obama Administration has over reached its authority with a certain aspect of the new carbon emissions rules put forth by the Environmental Protection Agency.  Justice Antonin Scalia wrote in the majority opinion that they hold “that EPA exceeded its statutory authority when it interpreted Continue reading