Lyle Denniston explains why the Supreme Court may pass the same-sex marriage issue largely back to the political realm of state legislatures and voter referendums.
Lyle Denniston explains the key role Justice Anthony Kennedy played in Tuesday’s Proposition 8 arguments, and why a stalemate could be in store.
Lyle Denniston previews the historic arguments this week about same-sex marriage in front of the Supreme Court.
Will public opinion polls sway the Supreme Court as it considers two cases related to same-sex marriage? Lyle Denniston looks at how the court has discussed the idea of political pressures in the past.
Lyle Denniston examines claims that the Second Amendment protects gun-ownership rights extensively and how that jibes with a 2008 Supreme Court decision.