Oh look, Chris Christie is running for president: At 9:30 p.m. on the eve of his Republican presidential campaign kickoff, Gov. Chris Christie announced a change to state firearm policy on an issue that has been riling gun rights activists. The...Show More Summary
Rand Paul is openly courting Cliven Bundy’s militia supporters by appealing to the scofflaw rancher at a campaign event Monday. Paul spoke at a campaign stop in Mesquite, Nevada on Monday, the Associated Press reports. Bundy sparked an armed stand-off between federal agents and a militia at...
“At 9:30 p.m. on the eve of his Republican presidential campaign kickoff, Gov. Chris Christie announced a change to state firearm policy on an issue that has been riling gun rights activists,” the Newark Star Ledger reports. “The governor also [...]
(AP) — Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul met with southern Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy on Monday during a question-and-answer session in the town of Mesquite with supporters and activists interested in land rights. InShow More Summary
MIKE FLYNN UPDATE: The Darin LaHood Campaign Asking the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Lie About Mike Flynn Is Everything You Need to Know About the GOP Establishment. David Steinberg’s article at PJM seems particularly timely right now: @moelane @DLoesch @AceofSpadesHQ @RobEngstrom I work for the Illinois Chamber of Commerce. — Nathan Hoffman (@Milenatehoff) June […]
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court's ruling that state bans on same-sex marriage are unconstitutional represents the culmination of a decades-long political campaign, a historic benchmark in civil rights and a massive upending of social...Show More Summary
The largest American LGBT civil rights organization and the largest teacher's union want to help educators talk to kids about gay marriage. The educational arm of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation and the National Education Association on Friday released a guide for educators to talk with students about marriage equality. Show More Summary
Pretty much every news outlet in the world is focused on Greece right now, ahead of a July 5 referendum on whether to accept a bailout deal negotiated with Europe and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The government is campaigning for a "No" vote, and pushing to reject the deal it negotiated. Show More Summary
|— Promoted by Human Rights Campaign —| The SCOTUS dissenters lost the case. But rather than being respectful and offering sound legal arguments for their views, the Justices chose to show their distaste for LGBT equality. Even theShow More Summary
James Obergefell, the plaintiff in the Supreme Court case that established same-sex marriage as a constitutionally-protected right, and Human Rights Campaign president Chad Griffin sounded unimpressed Monday morning with backlash from...Show More Summary
It's been a progressive year for the transgender community – from Caitlyn Jenner's Vanity Fair reveal to Miley Cyrus' InstaPride campaign to the continued success of Orange Is the New Black star Laverne Cox. But as John Oliver observes, it's important not to become "complacent about how far we've come." In the above segment from Sunday's...
|— Promoted by Human Rights Campaign —| Justice Kennedy’s majority opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges is, as Vice President Biden would say, “a big f’ing deal.” And that’s not just because the end result is monumental. The… The post The Most Important Paragraph in Justice Kennedy’s Marriage Equality Decision appeared first on Towleroad.
The Supreme Court's ruling that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right as well as the 2016 presidential campaign are expected to be discussed on this Sunday’s news shows.
Ellen Page came out as gay on Valentine’s Day in 2014. The Hollywood Reporter documented Page’s speech, given as part of the Human Rights Campaign’s Time to Thrive conference to benefit LGBT youth. Page said “I am tired of hiding and...Show More Summary
David Keating takes issue with some recent National Journal coverage, linked to at this blog. Seems like David is right. … Continue reading ?
|— Promoted by Human Rights Campaign —| The Supreme Court’s opinion guaranteeing the freedom to marry for gay persons (read it HERE) is a Kennedy-esque take on Mary Bonauto’s brief. It vindicates almost every argument the marriage equali… The post A Legal Analysis of the Supreme Court’s Historic Marriage Equality Decision in ‘Obergefell v Hodges’ appeared first on Towleroad.
I’ve been meaning to post this for a week now. And with today’s monumental news about gay marriage, today seemed like the right time. Last year, the phenomenal label Paradise of Bachelors re-released the first openly themed country music album by Lavender Country to critical acclaim. Lavender Country was the moniker of Patrick Haggerty. My [...]
|— Promoted by Human Rights Campaign —|With particularly poignant historical symmetry, the Supreme Court today released a 5-4 decision, written by Justice Anthony Kennedy, holding that the Constitution guarantees gay couples the freedom to marry. Show More Summary
From the Spectator 22 June 2015On the radio this morning, a campaigner from the Child Poverty Action Group had an ‘emperor’s new clothes’ moment. Why not, she said, treat the young like the old. If the Tories insisted on having a ‘triple lock’ on pension benefits for the elderly, which guaranteed that the state pension […]
Manchester City struggled last season to recreate the brilliance of their previous campaign. The wonderful, free-flowing attacking football that landed them a league-and-cup double in manager Manuel Pellegrini ’s first year in charge...Show More Summary