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For Justice Kennedy, It’s the Dignity of Gay Couples Versus the Dignity of the State

At the end of Tuesday's oral arguments it wasn't clear whether Justice Kennedy would side completely with marriage equality advocates.

At the end of Tuesday’s oral arguments it wasn’t clear whether Justice Kennedy would side completely with marriage equality advocates.

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Scalia Thinks Roe Is “Utterly Idiotic”

Justice Antonin Scalia. Photo: Wikipedia.

Scalia will always follow precedent when ruling on court cases.  Well, unless he doesn’t like the precedent.

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Supreme Court Upholds Texas Ultrasound Injuction

Image: Lorton Patch.

Does this decision give us any idea of how the court would rule on other abortion restrictions?

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Morning Roundup: Mikulski Longest Serving Female Senator

Barbara Mikulski is the longest serving female senator, Virginia sees a personhood bill, Scalia doesn’t read briefs on anything controversial, birth debates heat up, and the new Executive Director of the UN Population Fund has started his tenure.

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Sotomayor, Obama, and Empathy

Obama’s nomination of Sonia Sotomayor is the latest event in an interesting conflict between the President and conservatives. As a candidate, Obama was diplomatic, and as a President, he is adept at articulating and advancing policy without incensing opponents.

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VIDEO: The Gibson Interview: Palin on Roe v. Wade

Charlie Gibson asks the predictable questions and gets the predictable answers on abortion. But what’s the reality beyond the talking points?

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Scalia’s Charm Offensive

Justice Antonin Scalia may have charmed the robes off his colleagues and 60 Minutes, but he was not truthful in explaining his position on abortion.

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