<p>The US Supreme Court delivered a landmark decision this week in a case where a website creator preemptively sued the state of Colorado for the right to turn away same-sex couples based on her own religious beliefs, establishing new boundaries between freedom of expression and discrimination claims that could potentially result in more discrimination against others based on a variety of characteristics.</p>

<p>The verdict has spurred significant debate among legal experts and civil rights advocates.</p>

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<p><strong>PHOENIX</strong> — A federal judge ruled on Friday that Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio engaged in racial profiling of Latinos, violating their constitutional rights in his crackdown on illegal immigration. Civil rights advocates expect the ruling to send a chilling message to other law enforcement agencies that are planning to engage in immigration enforcement.</p>