SCOTUS Doesn’t Rule on Major Cases

    Image #: 21783985    Steve Dulaney of Falls Church, Va., is one of just a handful of pro gay rights supporters still outside of the Supreme Court Building in the late afternoon after the court heard oral arguments on the constitutionality of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act and whether it created unequal classes of married couples by denying federal benefits to legally wed same-sex couples, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, March 27, 2013.  Dulaney says he felt the need to come to the Supreme Court today in honor of his friend Chuck who he says was killed in 1997 for coming out as a openly gay man. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times) The Washington Times /Landov


    Well, that’s why they have season-ending cliffhangers. The Supreme Court ruled on a few things Thursday but failed to weigh in the blockbuster cases everyone’s waiting for: affirmative action, voting rights, DOMA, and Proposition 8. Instead, the court said that merchants could not come together in a class-action lawsuit against American Express. In another case, SCOTUS ruled that the government cannot restrict AIDS funds—specifically that private health organizations have to denounce prostitution to be able to get money. Tune in next week.

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