Sunday, May 24, 2015
Gay Marriage

Endorse This: GOP Won’t Say ‘I Do’ To Gay Marriage

Watch a roundup of the GOP candidates on the stump — and sometimes getting stumped — by modern-day culture.

May 5, 2015

Endorse This: The U.S. Supreme Court — In Cartoon Form

Watch this cartoon feature with audio taken straight from yesterday’s proceedings. Until such time as cameras are permitted to shoot in the most important judicial chamber in America, this is all we’ve got.

April 29, 2015

Late Night Roundup: ‘What A Riot’

Larry Wilmore noticed that the folks at Fox News seem to be a little too exuberant when it comes to covering violence in a minority community.

April 29, 2015

U.S. Supreme Court Set For Historic Gay Marriage Case

Hundreds of activists from both sides of the debate were expected to rally in front of the Supreme Court building as the nine justices hear a case on one of the most divisive social issues in the United States.

April 28, 2015
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Gay-Rights Skeptic Roberts Urged To Make U.S. High Court History

Should the court back same-sex marriage it would cap a transformation in the rights of gays over the past dozen years, bringing weddings to the last 14 states where they are banned.

April 27, 2015
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Giving The “Gays, Guns, And God” Bloc Reason To Stay Home In 2016

White evangelical voters don’t vote for things; they vote against them. And they vote against things by voting for the man who’s against them.

April 25, 2015

This Week In Crazy: If You Drink Spoiled Milk, There Will Be Death Panels

Death Panels await those who don’t throw out their food on time! The “suffragents” are losing the war against women! Rejoice — for the Apocalypse is nigh! Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing.

April 24, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Republican Progress On Gay Marriage

Republicans used to talk about banning gay marriage — and now they just have trouble answering whether they would personally attend a same-sex wedding.

April 22, 2015

Bringing It: Hillary’s Populist Message To A Diverse America

Hillary’s campaign will be an exercise in persuading Americans, so often discouraged and disillusioned, that she really wants to bring about change — and knows how.

April 12, 2015

Calling All Hoosiers

Surely, somebody had to know that passing a bill that would defend a religion in no need of defending while empowering bigots was going to end badly.

April 2, 2015
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory in December, 2014 (NCDOTCommunications via Flickr)

Don’t Wreck Religious Liberty’s Brand

How marriage equality opponents finally overstepped their bounds — and wrecked what was left of their credibility.

April 2, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Ted Cruz, Small Children, And Metaphors

It turns out that small children aren’t very good with metaphors — and neither is Senator Ted Cruz.

March 17, 2015
MARRIAGE EQUALITY RALLY at the US Supreme Court on First Street between Maryland Avenue and East Capitol Street, NE, Washington DC on Tuesday morning, 26 March 2013 (Elvert Barnes/Flickr)

A Flurry Of Briefs As Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Case Looms

Both sides are gearing up for the April 28 oral argument.

March 6, 2015
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Does The Supreme Court Care That Americans Support Gay Marriage?

Marriage equality in America looks more and more inevitable.

February 26, 2015
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One Gay Marriage Rattles Texas

An unusual case has turned the marriage equality debate in Texas upside down.

February 20, 2015
Photo: British actor Jamie Dornan (R) and US actress Dakota Johnson pose for photographers ahead of the UK Premiere of 'Fifty Shades of Grey' in central London on February 12, 2015 (AFP/Leon Neal)

On Arkansas’ Anti-Gay Law, And Other Ridiculous Headlines

Gene Lyons takes on ‘Fifty Shades of Gray,’ the Brian Williams mess, and more.

February 18, 2015
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Judge Roy Moore Stands On The Wrong Side Of History…Again

Like George Wallace before him, history won’t view the Alabama judge kindly.

February 16, 2015
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Top Reads For News Junkies: ‘Winning Marriage’

Marc Solomon’s book reveals the strategies and tactics that are winning the civil rights battle of our time.

February 14, 2015

Late Night Roundup: ‘There’s No Place Like Homophobia’

Jon Stewart suggested the creation of a new word, to be named in honor of Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R).

February 12, 2015
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Obama Hypocrisy On Gay Marriage Was Ethical

Why Barack Obama was right to lie about gay marriage in 2008.

February 11, 2015
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Cartoon: Marriage Equality, Alabama-Style

Alabama slowly gets used to gay marriage.

February 10, 2015
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Analysis: Handwriting Is On The Wall For Supreme Court Gay Marriage Decision

The Supreme Court has given a strong indication that marriage equality is inevitable in America.

February 9, 2015
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Same-Sex Marriages Begin In Alabama As Some Counties Refuse To Issue Licenses

Alabama faces a Constitutional crisis over gay marriage.

February 9, 2015
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This Week In Crazy: Beyoncé Is ‘Mental Poison’

Iowa Republicans follow Mike Huckabee’s lead, Obama’s evil spirits attack Justin Bieber, and more.

February 6, 2015
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Texas Lawmakers Introducing Measures To Roll Back Advances For Gay Rights

Texas Republicans are going to war against anti-discrimination laws.

February 5, 2015
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