The Supreme Court’s landmark ruling extending workplace discrimination protection to cover sexual orientation and gender identity was cheered by LGBTQ people and allies. Indeed, the June 15 decision … [Read more...] about Buried Detail in SCOTUS Workplace Bias Ruling Puts LGBTQ Rights and Religious Freedom on Collision Course
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?
The Supreme Court of Arizona recently held that a statute granting legal parental rights to a man if his wife gives birth to a child during their marriage also applies to women in same-sex … [Read more...] about Victories Like This Week’s Big Arizona Gay Parenting Ruling are at Risk if We Lose SCOTUS Justice Anthony Kennedy
WASHINGTON — When Judge Neil M. Gorsuch went before the Senate in March as President Donald Trump's first nominee to the Supreme Court, he sought to assure senators he would be independent and above … [Read more...] about Gorsuch is Already Pushing Supreme Court Right on Religion, Guns and Gay Rights
Today, the Supreme Court issued a per curiam ruling that solidified its landmark same-sex marriage ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges. Contrary to popular belief, per curiam doesn't mean "unanimous"; it … [Read more...] about Neil Gorsuch Isn’t Conservative. He’s Reactionary.
In a statement posted to its website, the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) congratulated Judge Neil Gorsuch after the Senate on Friday confirmed him as the nation's 113th Supreme Court … [Read more...] about NOM Celebrates Gorsuch Confirmation to SCOTUS: Now ‘One Vote Short of Restoring True Marriage’
GOP members of the Senate have confirmed Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court, but only after denying a vote on the nomination of Merrick Garland, President Obama's pick, and demolishing Senate … [Read more...] about Senate Confirms Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court After GOP Blows Up Rules
The U.S. Senate voted 55-45 on ending debate of the Supreme Court nomination of Neil Gorsuch (60 votes were needed to go to a final vote), setting up the GOP to change Senate rules with the "nuclear" … [Read more...] about Democrats Block Gorsuch Nomination as GOP Prepares to Go ‘Nuclear’ and Change Senate Rules
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6mVbWvBO-0Q The full Senate vote on Neil Gorsuch is set to go down, ahead of a presumed use of the "nuclear" option by Senate Republicans. … [Read more...] about Watch LIVE: Full Senate Vote on SCOTUS Nominee Neil Gorsuch
With the Democrats amidst a filibuster of SCOTUS nominee Neil Gorsuch and the Republicans threatening to change Senate rules by using the "nuclear" option, you might need a refresh on the expectations … [Read more...] about Matt Baume Has the Goods on SCOTUS Nominee Neil Gorsuch, and We Should Be Worried: WATCH