RULING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/RULING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Top Colorado court halts gay marriages in Boulder while it considers appeal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58238355-68/court-boulder-gay-licenses.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58238355-68/court-boulder-gay-licenses.html.csp">Top Colorado court halts gay marriages in Boulder while it considers appeal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By IVAN MORENO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T08:19:22.088-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 08:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • Boulder County must stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples while the Colorado Supreme Court considers an appeal from the state’s attorney general, justices said in a ruling Tuesday. The court ruling was in response to an appeal from Republican Attorney General John Suthers, who has been trying for several weeks to get Boulder’s clerk to stop giving marriage licenses to gay couples. The same court previously ruled in Suthers’ favor in ordering Denver to stop issuing licenses, but ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582383552014-07-30T08:19:22.088-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T08:19:22.088-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58238355@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:19:22 MDT Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of L.A. Clippers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58234706-77/sterling-court-deal-nba.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58234706-77/sterling-court-deal-nba.html.csp">Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of L.A. Clippers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRIAN MELLEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T23:25:02.59-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. In allowing the deal to go forward, Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas sided Monday with Sterling’s estranged wife, Shelly Sterling, who negotiated the record sale after the NBA banned the 80-year-old billionaire for making offensive remarks about blacks. Shelly Sterling sought the probate judge’s approval to ink the deal after tak...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582347062014-07-28T23:25:02.59-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T23:25:02.59-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58234706@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:25:02 MDT Judge strikes down gay marriage ban, stays ruling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58217517-68/marriage-court-gay-ruling.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58217517-68/marriage-court-gay-ruling.html.csp">Judge strikes down gay marriage ban, stays ruling</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T21:56:53.451-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 09:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • A federal judge in Denver declared Colorado’s gay marriage ban unconstitutional on Wednesday, but he issued a temporary stay of the ruling to give the state until next month to seek an appeal. Judge Raymond P. Moore’s ruling was in response to a lawsuit filed July 1 by six gay couples who asked the court for an injunction ordering that the state’s ban no longer be enforced. Colorado Republican Attorney General John Suthers and Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper had requested a stay so ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582175172014-07-23T21:56:53.451-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T21:56:53.451-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58217517@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:56:53 MDT Q&A: 10th Circuit on same-sex marriage in Utah and Oklahoma http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58198370-90/oklahoma-utah-court-marriage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58198370-90/oklahoma-utah-court-marriage.html.csp">Q&A: 10th Circuit on same-sex marriage in Utah and Oklahoma</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T11:09:15.259-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 11:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For the second time, the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that states outlawing same-sex marriages are violating citizens’ rights. The first decision came in Utah’s historic case last month. On Friday, the same three-judge panel came to the same conclusion in Oklahoma’s appeal. In the latest ruling, the judges noted that though some facts and arguments presented in the Oklahoma case differ from Utah’s, their “core holding” is not affected by those differences. “State bans on the lic...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58198370@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 11:09:15 MDT 10th Circuit rules for gay marriage in Oklahoma case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58198033-68/marriage-court-oklahoma-gay.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58198033-68/marriage-court-oklahoma-gay.html.csp">10th Circuit rules for gay marriage in Oklahoma case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NICHOLAS RICCARDI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T12:44:21.015-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 12:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • A federal appeals court ruled Friday that Oklahoma must allow gay couples to wed, marking the second time it has found the U.S. Constitution protects same-sex marriage. The decision from the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upholds a ruling that struck down Oklahoma’s gay marriage ban. But the court immediately put its decision on hold pending an appeal, meaning same-sex couples won’t be allowed to marry in the state for now. The 2-1 ruling comes after the same three-judge panel ruled...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581980332014-07-18T12:44:21.015-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T12:44:21.015-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58198033@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:44:21 MDT Senate Dems, GOP woo female voters for this fall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58196210-68/women-democrats-republicans-senate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58196210-68/women-democrats-republicans-senate.html.csp">Senate Dems, GOP woo female voters for this fall</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHARLES BABINGTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T19:50:42.819-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 07:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Democratic and Republican Senators are pouring significant time and energy into pursuing female voters, a coveted prize in the Nov. 4 elections. Wednesday’s Senate vote on contraception legislation is the latest example of Democrats’ win-by-losing strategy, which forces Republicans to vote on sensitive matters that might rile women this fall. Recent votes on “pay equity” and family leave issues were similarly aimed at women, who are increasingly crucial to Democrats’ election hopes...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581962102014-07-17T19:50:42.819-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T19:50:42.819-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58196210@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:50:42 MDT Federal judge rules California death penalty unconstitutional http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58191981-68/death-penalty-carney-judge.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58191981-68/death-penalty-carney-judge.html.csp">Federal judge rules California death penalty unconstitutional</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LINDA DEUTSCH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T18:40:03.813-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 06:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • A federal judge ruled California’s death penalty unconstitutional Wednesday, writing that lengthy and unpredictable delays have resulted in an arbitrary and unfair capital punishment system. The decision by U.S. District Court Judge Cormac J. Carney represents a legal victory for those who want to abolish the death penalty in California and follows a similar ruling that has suspended executions in the state for eight years. Carney, in a case brought by a death row inmate against t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581919812014-07-16T18:40:03.813-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T18:40:03.813-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58191981@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:40:03 MDT Colorado AG appeals adverse gay marriage rulings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58184060-68/court-marriage-gay-ban.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58184060-68/court-marriage-gay-ban.html.csp">Colorado AG appeals adverse gay marriage rulings</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NICHOLAS RICCARDI </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T21:50:05.045-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 09:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • A federal judge said Tuesday that he will decide by July 25 whether to order Colorado to immediately allow gay couples to marry. U.S. District Court Judge Raymond P. Moore is presiding over a lawsuit against the state’s gay marriage ban. There is no dispute that he will find that the ban is unconstitutional. The only disagreement is whether he should stay his ruling or let it take effect immediately. Colorado Attorney General John Suthers said Monday that it’s only a matter of time un...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58184060@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:50:05 MDT Republican governors’ words shift on gay marriage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177216-68/marriage-republican-gay-governors.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177216-68/marriage-republican-gay-governors.html.csp">Republican governors’ words shift on gay marriage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEVE PEOPLES and ERIK SCHELZIG </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T19:09:40.158-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 07:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nashville, Tenn. • Deep in the nation’s Bible Belt, new signs emerged this weekend of an evolution among Republican governors on gay marriage, an explosive social issue that has divided American families and politics for years. While the Republican Party’s religious conservatives continue to fight against same-sex marriage, its governors appear to be backing off their opposition— in their rhetoric, at least. For some, the shift may be more a matter of tone than substance as the GOP tries to at...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58177216@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 19:09:40 MDT Judge allowing gay marriage in Colorado adds to confusion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58170593-68/marriage-colorado-judge-gay.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58170593-68/marriage-colorado-judge-gay.html.csp">Judge allowing gay marriage in Colorado adds to confusion</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NICHOLAS RICCARDI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T13:49:59.276-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 01:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • Gay couples can keep getting married in Colorado, even though the state’s gay marriage ban is still in effect, a judge ruled Thursday. The decision by District Court Judge Andrew Hartman added to the national confusion over same-sex marriage, as he found a county clerk can continue giving marriage licenses to gay couples despite what the state’s attorney general calls “legal chaos” as the issue makes its way to the Colorado and U.S. Supreme Courts. An hour after Hartman issued his rulin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581705932014-07-10T13:49:59.276-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-10T13:49:59.276-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58170593@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:49:59 MDT Colorado judge rules same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58166827-68/marriage-colorado-judge-ban.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58166827-68/marriage-colorado-judge-ban.html.csp">Colorado judge rules same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T21:15:01.088-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 09:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • A Colorado judge on Wednesday struck down the state’s gay marriage ban, making him the 16th judge to invalidate a state’s prohibition on same-sex marriages in the past year. District Judge C. Scott Crabtree put his ruling on hold pending an appeal, but wrote that the provisions in Colorado law clearly violate the state and U.S. constitutions. “There is no rational relationship between any legitimate governmental purpose and the marriage bans,” he wrote. The decision came in two lawsui...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58166827@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 21:15:01 MDT Trade body ruling mixed in U.S.-China dispute http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58156887-79/china-trade-body-ruling.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58156887-79/china-trade-body-ruling.html.csp">Trade body ruling mixed in U.S.-China dispute</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T10:24:01.756-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 10:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Geneva • An appeals body of the World Trade Organization has decided it lacked enough information to uphold China’s objections to a U.S. law meant to help American companies that face unfair foreign competition. The WTO appellate body said in an opinion Monday it was “unable to complete the analysis” and could not uphold China’s appeal of a previous WTO ruling on the law signed by President Barack Obama in 2012. But China claimed victory because the WTO panel did not overturn another part of the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581568872014-07-07T10:24:01.756-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-07T10:24:01.756-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58156887@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 10:24:01 MDT Mormon, Catholic leaders in Utah laud Hobby Lobby ruling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58134601-78/church-catholic-religious-lds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58134601-78/church-catholic-religious-lds.html.csp">Mormon, Catholic leaders in Utah laud Hobby Lobby ruling</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Peggy Fletcher Stack</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T07:51:47.466-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 07:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Several Utah faiths — including Catholicism, which opposes all forms of artificial birth control, and Mormonism, which does not — hailed Monday’s Supreme Court decision in Hobby Lobby’s favor as a clear victory for religious freedom. “In its ruling, the Supreme Court reaffirmed vital constitutional protections for our individual right to fully form our own conscience,” Bishop John C. Wester, leader of the state’s 300,000 Catholics, said in a statement. “The narrow ruling recognizes that private...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58134601@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 07:51:47 MDT Corporations are people? It’s a real legal concept http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58146312-79/corporations-rights-court-ruling.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58146312-79/corporations-rights-court-ruling.html.csp">Corporations are people? It’s a real legal concept</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NANCY BENAC</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T10:11:01.888-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 10:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • There may be more to that “we the people” notion than you thought. These are boom times for the concept of “corporate personhood.” Corporations are people? Mitt Romney got mocked during the 2012 presidential campaign for the very idea. But it turns out the principle has been lurking in U.S. law for more than a century, and the Supreme Court, in a 5-4 ruling, gave it more oomph this week when it ruled that certain businesses are entitled to exercise religious rights, just as do peopl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581463122014-07-03T10:11:01.888-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-03T10:11:01.888-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58146312@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 10:11:01 MDT Censorship claimed as Google cuts search results http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58146168-79/google-search-results-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58146168-79/google-search-results-court.html.csp">Censorship claimed as Google cuts search results</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JUERGEN BAETZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T09:24:02.18-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 09:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Brussels • Google’s removal of some search results in Europe is drawing accusations of press censorship. The U.S. firm has to comply with a strict privacy ruling made in May by the European Union’s top court that enables citizens to ask for the removal of embarrassing personal information that pops up on a search of their names. At least three British media, including the Guardian newspaper and public broadcaster BBC, said they have been notified by Google that links to some of their articles we...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581461682014-07-03T09:24:02.18-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-03T09:24:02.18-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58146168@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 09:24:02 MDT Pitts: A ‘narrow’ decision from the narrow-minded http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58141656-82/owned-deny-narrow-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58141656-82/owned-deny-narrow-court.html.csp">Pitts: A ‘narrow’ decision from the narrow-minded</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Leonard Pitts Jr.</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Miami Herald</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T11:15:09.579-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 11:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Relax. This is not a slippery slope. So Justices Samuel Alito writing for the majority and Anthony Kennedy writing in concurrence, take pains to assure us in the wake of the Supreme Court’s latest disastrous decision. The same august tribunal that gutted the Voting Rights Act and opened the doors for unlimited money from unknown sources to flood the political arena now strikes its latest blow against reason and individual rights. By the 5-4 margin that has become an too-familiar hallmark of a sh...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58141656@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 11:15:09 MDT Clerk won’t stop issuing licenses to gay couples http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58139586-68/licenses-marriage-couples-colorado.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58139586-68/licenses-marriage-couples-colorado.html.csp">Clerk won’t stop issuing licenses to gay couples</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By IVAN MORENO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T20:23:53.481-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 08:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • Six gay couples filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to overturn Colorado’s gay marriage ban, adding to an escalating showdown in the state as its Republican attorney general urges Boulder officials to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Although Colorado’s constitution bans same-sex marriage, a ruling from the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver last week regarding a Utah case said states cannot prevent people from marrying based on their gender. That motivated Bou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581395862014-07-02T20:23:53.481-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T20:23:53.481-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58139586@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 20:23:53 MDT Birth control ruling sparks political clash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58137129-68/women-control-birth-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58137129-68/women-control-birth-court.html.csp">Birth control ruling sparks political clash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEVE PEOPLES and KEN THOMAS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T08:13:01.994-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 08:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Republicans called it a win for religious freedom. The decision of the Supreme Court, they said, is further evidence the country’s new health care law is deeply flawed. The claims of victory arrived almost immediately after the high court ruled Monday that some companies need not provide contraception to women as required by President Barack Obama’s signature domestic policy achievement. Yet there’s a risk for the GOP in crowing too loudly. Republicans for years have tried to make i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581371292014-07-01T08:13:01.994-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-01T08:13:01.994-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58137129@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 08:13:01 MDT Milbank: The Supreme Court’s useful fiction http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58136981-82/corporations-alito-court-rights.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58136981-82/corporations-alito-court-rights.html.csp">Milbank: The Supreme Court’s useful fiction</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dana Milbank</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T07:43:13.861-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 07:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • Mitt Romney said it, and on Monday the Supreme Court upheld it: Corporations are people, my friend. The 2012 Republican presidential nominee was jeered when he made the claim in 2011 at the Iowa State Fair. But somewhere, perhaps in his $55,000 car elevator in La Jolla, Calif., the businessman-politician is laughing. In its last day in session, the high court not only affirmed corporate personhood but expanded the human rights of corporations, who by some measures enjoy mo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58136981@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 07:43:13 MDT For Immediate Release: InstaPunditry on the Hobby Lobby decision http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58133957-82/hobby-lobby-court-supreme.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58133957-82/hobby-lobby-court-supreme.html.csp">For Immediate Release: InstaPunditry on the Hobby Lobby decision</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T16:10:02.471-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 04:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">— Hobby Lobby ruling shows why employer-based health care should end — Salt Lake Tribune Editorial “Anything that stands in the way of the universal availability of medically sound methods of contraception stands in the way of the rights of women and, therefore, the rights of humanity. “And if, as the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday in the Hobby Lobby case, some corporations can refuse to cover medically sound methods of contraception by claiming the religious freedom of ‘persons,’ that is yet a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58133957@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:10:02 MDT