The sons of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) were disappointed with their father's criticism of the Supreme Court's recent ruling on marriage equality, exemplifying the generational divide within the Republican Party on gay rights. "I...Show More Summary
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent an official letter to its followers on Sunday announcing that it will continue supporting marriage as a union between one man and one woman, despite the Supreme Court's decision to legalize gay marriage in June. Show More Summary
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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker drew criticism last week for his strident response to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that effectively legalized same-sex marriage – which he called a “grave mistake.” The Republican’s wife and two adult sons didn’t even agree with his stance, reported the Washington Post....
It took less than a week for a Montana trio to decide that the recent Supreme Court decision requiring states to recognize gay unions as marriages also requires states to recognize plural marriages. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. Show More Summary
In the much anticipated Obamacare case, King v. Burwell, handed down June 25, the Supreme Court, in a 6-3 decision ruled that subsidies will continue to go to recipients, not only exchanges set up by state governments, but also in the states where the Federal government and set up a state exchange. When dozens of […]
The US Supreme Court recently threw out EPA’s coal emissions regulations that if implemented would have forced many utilities to close older coal-fired plants. The new emissions controls are aimed at mercury and other toxic pollutants which are not removed from stack emissions by current air pollution controls. read more
The Supreme Court’s recent blessing of Obamacare has precipitated a rush among the nation’s biggest health insurers to consolidate into two or three behemoths.
Via the Guardian: Rick Santorum said on Sunday he would continue his campaign to reverse the supreme court decision that legalised same-sex marriage, because the US “is still the moral leader of the world”. On 26 June, the court voted...Show More Summary
Is it any coincidence the three female Supreme Court justices all ruled for marriage equality? Not at all, says the head of the National LGBTQ Task Force. read more
County Clerk’s Office Quits So They Don’t Have To Marry Gay People The three officers in the Decatur County Clerk’s Office have resigned from their positions because of their opposition to the Supreme Court’s decision on same-sex marriage, a
Did your parents or grandparents ever use the term "hissy fit"? If so, you know you've been witnessing a bunch of them from Republican presidential candidates over the Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage nationwide. Jeb Bush said it is now crucial that as a country we protect religious freedom. Show More Summary
The Supreme Court's recent blessing of Obamacare has precipitated a rush among the nation's biggest health insurers to consolidate into two or three behemoths. The result will be good for their shareholders and executives, but bad for...Show More Summary
Justice Correale F. Stevens The Legal Intelligencer has reported that Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Correale F. Stevens will return to the Pennsylvania Superior Court as a senior judge once his interim appointment to the Supreme...Show More Summary
The next Supreme Court term is shaping up to be a much more conventional term, rife with longtime conservative boogie men waiting to be slain by the Court's right flank. The post Why Liberals’ Brief Love Affair With The Supreme Court Is Likely To End Fast appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Tom Sullivan: The unbearable whiteness of being…Texan. Zandar Versus The Stupid: Ted Cruz decries “Republican on Republican violence”… Towleroad: …while complaining Supreme Court justices “put on an Obama jersey.” Larry Mishel: Jeb!’s...Show More Summary
by Walter Brasch The Oklahoma Supreme Court this past week ordered the legislature and the executive branch to remove a six-foot tall Ten Commandments granite monument from the front of the state house. The monument was placed there in January and is a direct violation of the First Amendment. The response by dozens of legislators, [...]Show More Summary
Kelly Shackelford's debate with Evan Wolfson on Fox News Sunday highlights the battle lines for religious liberty in America now that the Supreme Court has grossly overstepped its authority by declaring same sex marriage a constitutional right.
A week ago the Supreme Court turned down an appeal from former Republican Congressman Rick Renzi, who began serving a three-year prison term in February.
The Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality remains cause for celebration, but as the resistance that quickly sprung up shows, not everyplace is going to embrace it. That’s likely to be a particular problem in small town America. Even in the deep south, major cities have large LGBT communities, with all the political connections that […]