Supreme Court

Chief Justice Roberts Says Obama Doesn't Have "Courage of His Convictions" on DOMA

Why is he enforcing it if he thinks it's unconstitutional, the chief justice asked


The Supreme Court arguments over same-sex marriage Wednesday generated yet another back-and-forth between Chief Justice John Roberts and President Obama's White House.

During a hearing on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, Roberts asked a lawyer why the Obama administration would continue to enforce the law even after asking the Supreme Court to strike it down.