Officials in Harris County, Texas failed to seek the U.S. Supreme Court’s help in blocking a court ruling made by U.S. District Judge Lee Rosenthal, which cited the county’s unfair bail system to poor inmates. The ruling will allow the release of several inmates from a Houston jail, following Justice Clarence Thomas’ rejection of the county’s...

For decades, same-sex couples have been facing discrimination and fighting for equal rights. In the old days, every state objected to homosexual relationships—even...