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The liberal justices stood strong against Texas -- and maybe Justice Anthony Kennedy will side with them.
Bryan Stevenson is unwavering in that vision and in lifting his voice of great moral clarity at the forefront of the struggle. Every new hard-earned and overdue victory should remind us all that we must keep moving towards greater justice for all.
Anti-LGBT bullying and job and housing bias persist in America's heartland, as do misguided drives by some extremists to give bigotry justified by religion the force of law. But even they see the writing on the wall. The days of the gay exception are numbered.
The Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage was a good day for America. But it also made official something I've been saying for years: America embraces every lifestyle except one -- being unmarried.
June is the anniversary of the ruling that overturned the federal marriage ban and the ruling that ended the criminalization of homosexuality. All of these cases were written by Justice Anthony Kennedy.
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, whom I refer to as the "Silent Judge" because his silence during Supreme Court proceedings is now legendary, is not "silent" this time -- at least not in the written form.
What did the SCOTUS decision look like to me: A Suburban, White, Heterosexual Female? Must we wait until an issue hits us directly on the head to react to it, or to feel as if we are worthy of identifying with it?
The lawsuit, conceived by some of Obamacare’s most relentless conservative critics and promoted enthusiastically by leaders
During testimony before the subcommittee, Justice Stephen Breyer also came out strongly against stringent sentencing policies
Over 140 organizations and millions of activists have banded together to counteract the Supreme Court's nefarious slash-and-burn of campaign finance restrictions, implemented to safeguard our democratic process from becoming a plutocracy where the wealthy few call all the shots.
In the early hours of Election Day, before dawn reaches the nation's capital, Justice Anthony Kennedy is suddenly awakened by someone standing next to his bed. "Who are you?" demands the Justice. "I am the ghost of Election Day Past."
Since voting in June to uphold a law banning the purchase of guns for others, he has painted himself as a possible middleman
The Supreme Court is upholding the right of states to ban racial preferences in university admissions. With affirmative action programs at risk in 7 other states, Marc talks with legal experts & breaks down what implications this ruling will have.
They have expressed in supposedly sad tones that they merely believe that marriage is between a man and a woman, and that it is unfair that their "simple and innocent" belief would have them labeled "bigots." It's a game many of them play to distract us from a real issue.
So much bile has been spewed for so long by those who predicted society's total collapse if gay folk were granted equality under the law -- our simple right to the pursuit of happiness.
Justice Roberts has demonstrated that he understands that as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court he has a responsibility not just to his own ideological views, and interpretation of the constitution, but to the institution of the Court as well.
During Tuesday's Supreme Court arguments over the constitutionality of Proposition 8, Justice Anthony Kennedy--who is widely
WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court Justices Anthony Kennedy and Stephen Breyer seemed to indicate Thursday they'd consider a U.S