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  • Why we must fight economic apartheid in America

    Why we must fight economic apartheid in America
    Almost lost in the wave of responses to the Supreme Court decisions last week upholding the Affordable Care Act and allowing gays and lesbians to marry was the significance of the court's decision on housing discrimination. In a 5-4 ruling, the court...
  • A good week for America

    Gosh! You go on vacation for a few days and everything happens all at once. The Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage. "No longer may this liberty be denied," Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote. The...
  • Pope to meet with homeless, prisoners and immigrants in US

    Pope Francis will meet with homeless people, immigrants and prisoners during his upcoming trip to Cuba and the United States and become the first pope to address the U.S. Congress. He'll also preside over a meeting about religious liberty — a...
  • In Texas, the federal same-sex marriage ruling leads to a dilemma

    In Texas, the federal same-sex marriage ruling leads to a dilemma
    When she opened her office Tuesday, Kimble County Clerk Haydee Torres faced a dilemma: How should she respond to the Supreme Court's ruling establishing the right to same-sex marriage? “I’ve been praying a lot about it for myself, just...
  • The 'Obama Don't Care' initiative

    The 'Obama Don't Care' initiative
    One of the most ironic things about U.S. presidents is how soon after they get comfortable with the job, it's over. That's a happy thought to those who can't wait to see President Barack Obama go — as the ranks of hopeful Republican candidates...
  • DOJ: Gloucester transgender student's lawsuit has merit under Title IX

    DOJ: Gloucester transgender student's lawsuit has merit under Title IX
    The lawsuit filed by a 16-year-old transgender student over Gloucester County's school restroom policy has merit under federal law, according to court documents filed by the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday. The department filed what is called a...
  • Girl Scouts refuse $100,000 anti-transgender donation

    Girl Scouts refuse $100,000 anti-transgender donation
    The Girl Scouts of Western Washington said it has returned a $100,000 donation because it came with the provision that the money couldn't be used to support transgender girls. The group said it sent back the money in late May after the donor had asked...
  • Gay couples ask judge to make counties comply with ruling

    Groups representing same-sex couples Tuesday said more Alabama counties are beginning to follow the U.S Supreme Court's marriage ruling but want a federal judge to order reluctant probate judges to comply. "That number refusing is dwindling, but we are...
  • Excerpts from editorials by Illinois newspapers

    June 30, 2015 The (Bloomington) Pantagraph Democratic duo needs to compromise Gov. Bruce Rauner took the right path last week when he vetoed the out-of-balance budget passed by the General Assembly. The era of approving a budget with no grounding in...
  • Some counties give gay marriage licenses, others refuse

    Nearly one-third of Alabama counties on Monday were not issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, or had shut down marriage license operations altogether, despite Friday's landmark U.S Supreme Court ruling that same-sex couples have a fundamental right to...
  • A court of one: Anthony Kennedy

     A court of one: Anthony Kennedy
    Forget the debate over whether the Supreme Court has taken a liberal turn. It is not a liberal court or a conservative court. It's a Kennedy court. On major constitutional and statutory questions, Justice Anthony M. Kennedy's views matter more than...