Red flag laws - also know as extreme risk protection orders - allow for judges to make a ruling that results in firearms being taken away temporarily from a person who is deemed to be at high risk of harming themselves or others.
So, does an indictment - or even a felony conviction - prevent a presidential candidate from running or serving in office? The short answer is no.
While public opinion and different state laws on abortion rights are sharply dividing the country, there's growing indication that most people agree on another once-controversial topic - protecting same-sex marriage.
A three-judge appeals court panel reversed a lower court decision in the lawsuit filed by the National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association and others in March 2021.
The U.S. Senate voted Wednesday to end debate on legislation to codify same-sex marriage protections.
One day after California voters overwhelmingly approved the state's flavored tobacco ban, a group of tobacco companies filed a federal lawsuit challenging the ban.
The Supreme Court is about to hear arguments about the constitutionality of a 1978 law enacted to protect Native American children in the U.S. and strengthen their families.
A South Dakota bill that would have forced paid petition circulators to disclose personal information violates free speech, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled.
The U.S. military learned a valuable lesson about race during the Vietnam War: Diversity does not happen without affirmative action.
The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Monday in a pair of cases which could spell the end of affirmative action on American college campuses.