by Caroline Cox
At Salon, Jenny Kutner reports that the Supreme Court has denied a stay in the Alabama same-sex marriage case.
Bill Chappell writes for NPR that Alabama courts have begun to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples despite comments from Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore that courts should ignore the federal court ruling on same-sex marriage.
Louise Radnofsky, Jess Bravin, and Brent Kendall write in The Wall Street Journal that there are now questions about the standing of the lead plaintiff in King v. Burwell.
The Constitutional Accountability Center provides an overview of the King v. Burwell amicus briefs that support the government in the case.
Joseph Shapiro of NPR reports that civil rights attorneys are suing Ferguson over “debtors' prisons” that jail people when the fail to pay fines for minor offenses.
In The Atlantic, Conor Friedersdorf discusses how federalism has helped same-sex marriage spread throughout the country.