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1 year 2 months ago

Court upholds 1st ban on gay-to-straight therapy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld the nation's first-of-its-kind law in California prohibiting health practitioners from offering psychotherapy aimed at making gay youth straight. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled that the state's ban on so-called conversion therapy for minors...

2 years 9 months ago

AZ pushing forward with medical marijuana

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona's top health official says the state is not appealing a court ruling on medical marijuana and that licensed dispensaries could be established as soon as this summer. Health Services Director Will Humble says the state is going to revise its dispensary rules to delete provisions struck...

4 years 2 months ago

Groups allied to GOP boost their fundraising

New freedom from fundraising restrictions established by the Supreme Court are paying off for at least some Republican-allied groups. Two affiliated groups led by a blue-chip cast of Washington Republican strategists have raised a combined $32 million, creating a parallel and unofficial Republican campaign to defeat Democrats in November....

4 years 3 months ago

Judge overturns California gay marriage ban

A federal judge overturned California's gay marriage ban Wednesday with an unequivocal ruling that could eventually force the U.S. Supreme Court to confront the question of whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to wed. Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker's strongly worded opinion in the landmark case -...

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