Supreme Court

Reader Input: Fund your own birth control

In response to the keening people who think that the world is coming to an end due to the recent Supreme Court ruling acknowledging the right of an employer, in this case Hobby Lob ...

Auburn couple escapes burning building in early morning house fire

Fire caused heavy damage to an Auburn house Monday but the couple inside escaped uninjured. Auburn Fire Capt. Bryan Gougé said that the husband-and-wife occupants were outs ...

Reader Input: USA back where it all started

It isn’t over yet. In the latest of four Supreme Court cases involving racial preferences, Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, the court upheld Michigan&rsq ...

Reader Input: Finally, I agree with Ron Lowe

In response to Ron Lowe’s letter of May 20, I finally agree with him: The Republicans and tea partiers have become the parties of “no.” They say “no&rdquo ...

Reader Input: Speak out to effect change

I start just about every day with some coffee and a look at the online comments section of the Auburn Journal. By the time I’m done reading, I am usually worked up about on ...

Reader Input: US endangered by its own policies

When in college, we had to read the book “The Enemy Within.” America would fall by the wayside — not by some foreign country — but from the people within. ...

Reader Input: Grateful for court’s decision

Unitarian Universalist faith affirms the inherent worth and dignity of every person, and of every loving, committed couple. We celebrate the Supreme Court’s decisions in favo ...

Reader Input: Let corpeople pay a BS tax

The Bush-stacked Supreme Court decided corporations are people and have the same rights. Call them CORPEOPLE. Don’t regular people, therefore, have the same rights as corpeop ...

Auburn-area residents divided on same-sex marriage

The U.S. Supreme Court is divided after hearing arguments on the issue of same-sex marriage this week, and voters in the foothills are no different. Transcripts from hearings on T ...

Supreme Court could avoid ruling on gay marriage ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court suggested Tuesday it could find a way out of the case over California's ban on same-sex marriage without issuing a major national ruli ...