Published by AlterNetFor decades, the U.S. Supreme Court expanded civil liberties, from 1969’s Stanley v. Georgia to 1965’s Griswold v. Connecticut to … [Read more...] about Why the overtly ‘partisan’ Supreme Court may kill federalism: journalism
Obergefell v. Hodges
Published by AlterNetBy David Badash, The New Civil Rights Movement Democrats and Republicans working to pass a limited same-sex marriage protection … [Read more...] about 35 states still have same-sex marriage bans on the books
Access to Abortion and LGBTQ Equality Overlap in Legal Arguments In an unprecedented development, a purported draft of what is believed … [Read more...] about Break Glass: Supreme Court Leak of Draft Decision to Overturn Roe v Wade Abortion Rights Also Sets Up Supreme Court To Take On Gay Rights
Published by Reuters (Reuters) - A U.S. judge ruled that a former county clerk from Kentucky knowingly violated the rights … [Read more...] about Kentucky Clerk Who Denied Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Can Be Sued As An Individual For Damages in Jury Trial.
Under questioning from Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) on Wednesday, SCOTUS nominee Amy Coney Barrett wouldn't say whether she thought the marriage … [Read more...] about Amy Coney Barrett Won’t Say if SCOTUS Marriage Equality Case Was Correctly Decided: WATCH
Senator Dianne Feinstein grilled SCOTUS nominee Amy Coney Barrett on whether she thinks marriage equality is protected. Barrett wouldn't say, and also … [Read more...] about Amy Coney Barrett Won’t Say if Same-Sex Marriage Rights are Protected, Uses Anti-LGBTQ Buzzword ‘Preference’ to Describe Sexual Orientation: WATCH
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a Denial of Cert on the opening day of its term Monday, declining to hear the appeal of a case involving Kim Davis, the … [Read more...] about Justices Thomas And Alito Defend Kim Davis, Suggest SCOTUS Must Overturn Marriage Equality Ruling to Protect Religious Freedom
Fresh off a fourth-place finish in the Alabama GOP Senate primary, alleged child molester Roy Moore is petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn … [Read more...] about Roy Moore Petitions SCOTUS to Overturn Same-Sex Marriage, Says Obergefell ‘Perverted the Constitution’
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring. Donald Trump, aided by a pliant and hypocritical Senate Republican caucus, will fill his seat, … [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 … [Read more...] about Victories Like This Week’s Big Arizona Gay Parenting Ruling are at Risk if We Lose SCOTUS Justice Anthony Kennedy