The study released last week by the Williams Institute also says that wedding spending generated an estimated $52 million in tax revenue.
Despite the defeat of Houston’s equal rights ordinance, the fight for transgender rights is gaining significant ground under the Obama administration.
Students at the University of Texas Austin plan to protest a new law that allows guns into campus buildings by carrying dildos to class. They hope to point out the absurdity of allowing guns in classrooms while not allowing “obscene” material like dildos. It’s a disconnect worth looking into.
A state law passed in 1961 makes the issuance of marriage licenses optional rather than mandatory.
The Roberts Court hasn’t decided all the cases it will take yet, but the ones on its docket show this term shaping up to be one of the most contentious during Chief Justice John Roberts’ tenure.
The Kentucky clerk protesting marriage equality by refusing to issue marriage licenses pledged to continue to ignore court orders and block marriage licenses in the county.
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.
In a one-sentence order issued Monday, the United States Supreme Court ruled against Kentucky clerk Kim Davis, who had sought relief from the high court to protect her from having to issue marriage licenses in Rowan County.
A new lawsuit claims the former employee of the Harrison County Clerk’s office had her First Amendment rights violated when she was fired for refusing to process same-sex marriage licenses.
The first round of legal challenges to the Supreme Court’s marriage equality ruling happened in Kentucky Monday.