Nevada has banned the "gay panic" and "trans panic" defense in court, becoming the fourth state to do so. Nevada Current reports: "Senate Bill 97, which was signed into law Tuesday, bans people … [Read more...] about Nevada is Fourth State to Ban ‘Gay Panic’ and ‘Trans Panic’ Defense
A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of Grindr in a lawsuit brought by Matthew Herrick, whose ex-boyfriend posted fake profiles of him on the gay hookup app using names like “Raw Pig Bottom,” … [Read more...] about Grindr Not Liable for Man Who Sent 1,000+ Sex-Seeking Men to His Ex-Boyfriend’s Home: Court
In a confirmation hearing on Wednesday, Senator Dianne Feinstein grilled Kenneth Lee, a Trump judicial nomination for the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, about 1994 college writings in which he said … [Read more...] about Trump Circuit Court Nominee Kenneth Lee Grilled About Writings on Gay People, AIDS: WATCH
The Senate this week confirmed Allison Jones Rushing, 37, a former intern at Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), the conservative Christian organization designated an anti-LGBTQ hate group by the … [Read more...] about Senate Confirms Hate Group Staffer with ‘Weakest Legal Resume Imaginable’ to Lifetime Seat on U.S. Circuit Court
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