During the Republican debate over the weekend in Manchester, New Hampshire, a commentator posed a question that suggested young people are conservative when it comes to reproductive rights, as they ”have not moved to the left” on abortion—but that is not necessarily what data about millennial opinions on the issue implies.
More than 40 “friend of the court” briefs filed with the Roberts Court Monday push Justice Kennedy to extend the same concept of dignity to women that his opinions have shown to LGBTQ people.
If we learned anything in 2015, it was that activists of all ages and backgrounds are up for the challenges that lie ahead.
The next year promises to be an eventful one on the legal front—though we feel like we say that every December.
A county clerk in Colorado has removed a poster from his office that quoted the Bible: “Each man should have his own wife and each woman should have her own husband.”
Republicans faced off on the best ways to address terrorism but did not address the Colorado Planned Parenthood shooting, Hillary Clinton released her platform for LGBTQ equality, and Ted Cruz picked up an endorsement from another anti-choice leader.
The plaintiffs in the lawsuit argue the law violates both the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment and the Equal Protection and Due Process Clauses of the 14th Amendment, and affects any union a magistrate may claim a religious objection to, such as LGBTQ, interracial, or interfaith pairings.
The study released last week by the Williams Institute also says that wedding spending generated an estimated $52 million in tax revenue.
A state law passed in 1961 makes the issuance of marriage licenses optional rather than mandatory.
The contempt order comes on the heels of Davis’ continued refusal to comply with a district court order blocking her from implementing her “no marriage licenses” policy.