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  • Guest column: Let's reconsider Justice Taney's statue

    When I first learned of South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley's call for bringing down her state capitol's Confederate flag as a response to the massacre of nine African-Americans in a Charleston, South Carolina, church, I was incensed. I felt that...
  • America redefining its identity for the 21st century

    WASHINGTON As it nears another birthday, America is forging the outlines of a new century. It's moving with now remarkable speed to cast aside some of the traditions and mores that dominated American life for centuries. The Confederate flag is coming...
  • Rainbow Facebook photos: Armchair activism or shifting tide?

    You may have noticed your Facebook friends getting considerably more colorful. More than 26 million Facebook profile photos have taken on a rainbow hue in the days since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that marriage is a right guaranteed under the...
  • Gay rights advocates mark 1965 march in Philly

    PHILADELPHIA James Obergefell still isn't used to being a celebrity, to the constant handshakes and hugs, to people thanking him for being the lead plaintiff in last week's Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage. At Sixth and Chestnut...
  • Workers can still lose jobs for being gay

    Workers can still lose jobs for being gay
    One of the first things I thought about after the U.S. Supreme Court declared same-sex marriage legal across the country was this: How horrible would it be to finally marry the person you love and then lose your job because the boss found out you're gay....
  • Sex offenders sue, cite Indiana's religious objections law

    A lawsuit filed on behalf of two registered sex offenders cites Indiana's new religious objections law in arguing they've been wrongly prohibited from worshipping at churches that have schools on the same property. The American Civil Liberties Union of...
  • Jackson mayor says she's pushing anti-discrimination measure

    The mayor of Jackson is pushing an ordinance to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and says she expects to have a public hearing on it in coming weeks. Jackson Mayor Sara Flitner said Thursday she plans to hold a public...
  • Why I'm embarrassed about our government

    I'm embarrassed! Our government allowed the White House, a national monument in my opinion, to be defaced by bathing it in rainbow colors. I think this building should be above this type of activity. I'm embarrassed! Our president proclaimed a gay-rights...
  • Court properly nullifies discriminatory laws

    Court properly nullifies discriminatory laws
    In Justice Antonin Scalia's dissent in Obergefell v. Hodges, which legalized gay marriage, he opined, "Until the courts put a stop to it, public debate over same-sex marriage displayed American democracy at its best." To say the legal rights of gay...
  • Black vs. gay?

    To the editor: Meeke Addison's statement that “your sexual preference is not equal to the color of my skin, an immutable characteristic” (“Wedded to traditional ideas,” June 30) very accurately states a fundamental misunderstanding...
  • Marriage equality, religious freedom collide in Texas town

    GRANBURY, Texas Jim Cato and Joe Stapleton just want to get married. But the two men haven't been able to get a license from the Hood County Clerk's office despite asking nearly every day since last week's Supreme Court ruling legalized their pending...