U.S. Supreme Court http://www.kunc.org en Boulder County Clerk Cleared To Continue Issuing Same-Sex Marriage Licenses http://www.kunc.org/post/boulder-county-clerk-cleared-continue-issuing-same-sex-marriage-licenses <p></p><p>A judge said Thursday that he will allow Boulder’s clerk to continue issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:01:55 +0000 Jackie Fortier 58747 at http://www.kunc.org Boulder County Clerk Cleared To Continue Issuing Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Colorado Judge Rules State Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional, Stays Ruling http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-judge-rules-state-same-sex-marriage-ban-unconstitutional-stays-ruling <p>A Colorado District Judge has ruled that the state’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. But Adams County District Court Judge C. Scott Crabtree also issued an immediate stay in the case.</p><p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 23:05:58 +0000 Nathan Heffel 58731 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado Judge Rules State Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional, Stays Ruling Some Companies Can Refuse To Cover Contraception, Supreme Court Says http://www.kunc.org/post/closely-held-companies-can-refuse-cover-contraception-supreme-court-says The Supreme Court has ruled that family owned and other closely held companies can opt out of the Affordable Care Act's provisions for no-cost prescription contraception in most health insurance if they have religious objections.<p>The owners of the Hobby Lobby chain of arts and crafts stores and those of another closely held company, Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp., had objected on the grounds of religious freedom.<p>The ruling affirms a Hobby Lobby victory in a lower court and gives new standing to similar claims by other companies.<p><strong>Update at 1:15 p.m. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:30:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 58394 at http://www.kunc.org Some Companies Can Refuse To Cover Contraception, Supreme Court Says 6 Questions About Contraception Coverage And The Supreme Court http://www.kunc.org/post/6-questions-about-contraception-coverage-and-supreme-court One of the most <a href="http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/stories/2014/march/20/supreme-court-arguments-contraception-mandate.aspx">watched issues</a> before the Supreme Court this term may turn on the question of religious freedom. But it will also likely determine how women will be able to access a key provision of the Affordable Care Act – one seeking to guarantee no-cost prescription contraception in most health insurance plans.<p>The justices' ruling on <a href="http://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/sebelius-v-hobby-lobby-stores-inc/">Sebelius v. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 16:19:00 +0000 57726 at http://www.kunc.org 6 Questions About Contraception Coverage And The Supreme Court Weighing The Risks Of Warrantless Phone Searches During Arrests http://www.kunc.org/post/weighing-risks-warrantless-phone-searches-during-arrests The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday in two cases testing whether police can search cellphones without a warrant at the time of an arrest, be it for a traffic violation or for a felony.<p>The Supreme Court has interpreted the Fourth Amendment ban on unreasonable searches to require that police obtain a search warrant from a neutral judge upon a showing that there is probable cause to believe a crime has been committed. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 11:31:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 55937 at http://www.kunc.org Weighing The Risks Of Warrantless Phone Searches During Arrests