On Tuesday, Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) grilled Neomi Rao, who has been nominated by Donald Trump to replace Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of … [Read more...] about Cory Booker Grills Trump’s Replacement for Brett Kavanaugh About Views on LGBTQ Rights: ‘Are Gay Relationships, in Your Opinion, Immoral?’ – WATCH
The American Bar Association has called for an FBI investigation into the allegations against Brett Kavanaugh before the Senate Judiciary Committee votes on his nomination. CNN reports: 'In a … [Read more...] about American Bar Association Calls for FBI Investigation, Halt to Senate’s Vote on Kavanaugh
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WnVf1tNHVX8 John Oliver launched his Sunday night show with a look at the news that is bad for "anyone who believes the Constitution protects things like … [Read more...] about John Oliver Has a Solution for Opposing Trump’s SCOTUS Nominee That Involves Screaming into a Box – WATCH
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring. Donald Trump, aided by a pliant and hypocritical Senate Republican caucus, will fill his seat, likely with someone even more conservative than … [Read more...] about Will We Miss Justice Kennedy?
I have a lot of feelings about Justice Kennedy's retirement. I'm angry. Angry at Republicans who stole a seat away from President Obama. Angry at those who said there was no difference between … [Read more...] about Justice Kennedy Retires. That Means One Thing.
Justice Anthony Kennedy, SCOTUS' swing vote for the past decade, is retiring from the Supreme Court effective July 31, he said in an announcement today: "The 81-year-old Kennedy said in a statement he … [Read more...] about Justice Anthony Kennedy Retiring from Supreme Court
Today, the Supreme Court got it wrong. In a 7-2 decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, with Justices Breyer and Kagan joining all five conservatives, the Court ruled in … [Read more...] about Gays Can’t Have Their Cake, SCOTUS Rules: ANALYSIS
David Buckel, a gay civil rights attorney who was a lead attorney in the case involving murdered transgender Nebraskan Brandon Teena, died early Saturday morning after setting himself on fire in a … [Read more...] about Gay Civil Rights Attorney Dies After Setting Himself on Fire in Brooklyn Park
Liberal 9th Circuit Judge Stephen Reinhardt, who struck down California's Proposition 8 as well as gay marriage bans in Nevada and Idaho, and wrote a ruling that barred jurors from being removed … [Read more...] about 9th Circuit Judge Stephen Reinhardt, Who Struck Down Prop 8, Gay Marriage Bans, Dies
Connecticut Senate Republicans blocked the confirmation of gay Judge Andrew J McDonald as Chief Justice of the state Supreme Court in a 19-16 vote. The Hartford Courant reports: All 18 … [Read more...] about GOP Blocks Confirmation of Gay Connecticut Supreme Court Chief Justice Candidate