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The judge whose opinion legalized gay marriage in Massachusetts has herself come under fire. State lawmakers opposed to same-sex unions have taken the extraordinary step of filing legislation to remove Chief Justice Margaret H. Marshall, alleging bias toward gay people, among various other violations of the code of judicial conduct … The Cracker Barrel “mouse soup” story took a turn this week when police arrested a Virginia woman and her son for allegedly making it up. The pair are accused of putting the mouse in the soup themselves in an effort to extort $500,000 from the eatery chain … Ladies’ Night gets no love in New Jersey, where the state civil rights division ruled that a restaurant’s ladies’ night promotion, featuring a waived cover charge and discounted drinks for women while men pay full price, is unlawful. The ruling, which applies statewide, asserted that commercial intent doesn’t override the objective of eradicating discrimination … Celebrity P.I. Anthony Pellicano is being sued by Anita Busch, a former Los Angeles Times reporter who says she was harassed and threatened by Pellicano and his clients in an attempt to intimidate her into dropping her investigation of an alleged Hollywood extortion plot. Also named as defendants are the city of Los Angeles and SBC Telecommunications, whose employees Busch alleges illegally tapped her phone … The Ten Commandments are not religious in nature, and thus there’s no reason to remove a Ten Commandments monolith from a Utah park, ruled U.S. District Judge Bruce Jenkins last week. Said Jenkins, in affirming a unique 1973 ruling on the subject by the 10th Circuit, the commandments are “as much for the benefit of the unchurched or non-religious as for the benefit of more than one evolving religious tradition.” –Lydia Markoff

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