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"Snippets" of legislative history are not a reason to "tar the political branches with the brush of bigotry," Chief Justice John Roberts wrote in his dissent in Windsor, supporting the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Roberts could have risen above "snippets" to look at congressional history itself.
Gay rights won Wednesday. Voting rights lost Tuesday. But in the Roberts era, big money tends to win every time. And then
Full Segment: Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts reacted incredulously to the notion that members of the Senate or the U.S. president passed DOMA by animus or moral objection.
Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts reacted incredulously to the notion that members of the Senate or the U.S. president passed DOMA by animus or moral objection. Zach Carter joins Josh Zepps to discuss.
Don't tell John Roberts. For Roberts, there is no past -- even when the past is thoroughly documented in the Congressional
The Supreme Court will consider two high-profile gay rights cases later this month-- whether or not to strike down the Defense