The U.S. Supreme Court dismissed an appeal Wednesday by sponsors of California's ban on same-sex marriage and issued a ruling that is likely to allow gays and lesbians to marry in the nation's most populous state. The justices sidestepped the question of whether the Constitution allows states to prohibit same-sex marriages.
Tom Messina will now be able to sell off his restaurant to a developer and retire.
Conservative Justices Are Political Hacks, Five Senators Argue While Urging SCOTUS to Drop a Second Amendment Case
The five Democrats warn that the Court may have to be "restructured" if it keeps making decisions they don't like.
It's a nasty mix of police militarization and civil asset forfeiture.