Today, the Texas Supreme Court ruled unanimously that married gay couples have no "inherent right" to the same benefits that the government affords to straight married couples. Lawyers for the city of Houston argued, in part, that opponents are without a legal avenue to even pursue their claims because the city's policy is protected under Obergefell , which they pointed out explicitly addressed "marriage-related benefits".
Emergency responders gather round the crash of a Cessna 310 aircraft on Interstate 405. . He checked to make sure his passenger was safe before pulling over on the side of the freeway. Two people were injured in the small plane crash. Other photographs and video of the wreckage popped up all over Twitter by people stuck in traffic passing the plane.
Earlier this month, a man drove a van at Muslim worshippers leaving a mosque in London. A man has been arrested in Paris on Thursday after attempting to drive his vehicle through a crowd gathered outside a mosque in the Paris suburb of Creteil, police said.
Once she informed her party to vote their conscience and voiced a change of heart regarding opposing same-sex adoption, the bill was all but passed. That attempt to take the issue out of the looming federal election campaign took on a life of its own when her centre-left junior coalition partners, the Social Democratic Party ( SPD ), sided with the opposition to force a snap vote.
He enlisted teammates Frank Coppet and Tae Daley to come with him and they brought along a pellet gun, which they brandished at the man they were meeting with. Police are looking for the suspects who shot them. Coppet reportedly got out of their auto with the pellet gun, which is when two people in a gray Buick sedan opened fire.
The American Petroleum Institute, which represents natural gas producers around the country, is urging the department not to move too quickly, arguing attempts to prop up so-called "baseload" plants like coal and nuclear would not do much to improve reliability.