The Roberts Court may be waiting until the bitter end of its current term to deliver the much-awaited decisions on same-sex marriage, affirmative action, and voting rights, but as this term comes to a close the agenda of the conservative wing of the court couldn’t be clearer.
The Supreme Court decisions on DOMA and Prop 8 are expected to come down this month. We’ll soon find out if the Court has chosen to advance the cause of marriage equality, or if it will it leave it for another day.
While the Supreme Court took up marriage equality, the NRA and anti-abortion groups joined forces to block an important judicial appointment.
Is the Prop 8 case really about gender, as I keep hearing? It seems to me that no one really cares if two women are raising a child together, unless those two women are lesbians.
A federal court strikes a bunch of abortion restrictions in Idaho, while another for-profit company tries and fight the birth control benefit.
On Friday this week, the US Supreme Court judges are expected to announce which, if any, cases related to gay rights they will review. At stake are not only the right to marry and federal recognition of marriage-related financial benefits for same-sex couples who are already married.
A conservative judge issued a stunning rebuke of the Defense of Marriage Act, teeing the law up for Supreme Court review.
Thanks to the ruling in the Affordable Care Act, the battle over same-sex marriage may start to look more like the battle over reproductive rights.
The movement on marriage equality is an example of how quickly change can now occur in our society when propelled by a generation that is technologically savvy and willing to challenge preconceived norms of older generations.
The same week that Newt Gingrich agrees to “uphold the institution of marriage through fidelity in his own marriage,” an online dating site congratulates the thrice-married candidate for his own infidelity and suggests that Americans have finally realized that extramarital affairs are not political deal breakers.