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Obergefell v. hodges

This Week In Crazy: Beyond The GOP Debate

The twin GOP debates on Wednesday night were a five-hour opera of posturing nuttiness — but far from the only conservative inanity on display this week.

September 18, 2015

This Week In Crazy: Come Hell And High Water

Ah, America, where you can simultaneously hold the Constitution up as a holy totem and conveniently forget anything in it you don’t like.

September 11, 2015

Get Government Out Of Marriage Altogether

What is it about this thing called marriage that justifies a grab bag of legal benefits?

July 28, 2015

Ted Cruz And The Politics Of Faith And Fear

There’s also a dynamic in which each candidate is compelled to out-Herod Herod. To be outflanked on the right is to lose ground.

July 28, 2015

Republican Cruz Uses Senate Perch To Blast Supreme Court

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz on Wednesday stepped up his criticisms of the U.S. Supreme Court over its recent decisions on gay marriage and Obamacare.

July 22, 2015
antigay, anti-same-sex marriage

What A Gay Day For Christians

I am embarrassed to hear narrow minds masquerading as God’s spokesmen. If you feel free to say to others that God doesn’t approve of who they were born to be, you are inflicting nothing but pain.

July 2, 2015
mike huckabee

Why The GOP Has The First Amendment Upside Down

When it comes to gay marriage, millions of aggrieved GOP voters appear to have gotten the First Amendment upside-down.

July 1, 2015
marriage equality

What Moved Marriage Equality From Taboo To Justice?

The Supreme Court’s ruling that states can no longer ban same-sex marriage has set off a cacophony of howling hyperbole by the GOP’s far-out presidential wannabes.

July 1, 2015

Late Night Roundup: ‘Good News-Mageddon’ Meets ‘The Human Dissentipede’

Jon Stewart highlighted the acidic dissents of Justice Antonin Scalia, the man who decries the elite Supreme Court overturning the will of voters — except when he does it.

June 30, 2015

Thousands Celebrate At San Francisco’s Pride Parade

The Pride Festival & Parade was long ago planned for this weekend, and although same-sex marriage was already legal in California, Friday’s court ruling declaring that gays and lesbians have a constitutional right to marry brought added jubilation and gratitude.

June 29, 2015
obergefell

The Acceleration Of History

Sometimes history speeds up. Rarely in our nation’s 239 years of life has a single week brought such a surge of social change and such a sweeping set of challenges to past assumptions.

June 29, 2015

Right Wingers Rage Against Marriage Equality

Right-wingers are variously calling for defiance of the Supreme Court’s ruling — and warning that America could face the wrath of God.

June 26, 2015

Endorse This: Congratulations-In-Chief For Marriage Equality

“I’m really proud of you. And just know that not only have you been a great example for people, but you’re also going to bring about a lasting change in this country.”

June 26, 2015

U.S. Supreme Court Hears First Argument In Landmark Gay Rights Case

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday morning in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, which links together four cases challenging same-sex marriage bans in states that do not recognize the right of gay couples to marry.

April 28, 2015