Tagged: same-sex marriage


Obergefell was announced by SCOTUS this morning. 5-4 in favor of same-sex marriage rights. Fourteenth Amendment requires a state to both issues SSM licenses and to recognize licenses issued by other states. Opinion by...

Fear Factor

Dennis Sanders thinks the ongoing debate in Indiana is about LGBT rights, religious liberty and about the times we live in.

A Lovely Wedding Conundrum

Burt Likko thought he understood this six years ago: religion is religion, and business is business. But the Hobby Lobby case leaves the rules a whole lot blurrier.

First Monday 2014

Same cast, brand new season! Burt Likko offers a look at some of the high points of the Supreme Court’s docket for the 2014-2015 Term.

2013-2014 Term Recap (Save Two)

It’s the close of the term, and here’s a recap of the major cases from SCOTUS this year. Some surprising results. Some, not so much. Alsotoo: we’re waiting until Monday for the Hobby Lobby and Harris decisions.

Santorum Says Gay Marriage is Bad for the Economy

While I’ve heard some pretty stupid arguments against same-sex marriage, this one from Rick Santorum–he of man-on-dog love fame–strikes me as particularly ridiculous. In an interview with townhall.com, Santorum put forth his latest theory:

Bucking Trends

Young people aren’t liberal on all issues, namely the death penalty. Why?

Same-sex Marriage–The Next Step

Since Justice Kennedy openly invited challenges to state bans on same-sex marriage in last year’s Windsor case, there has been a string of federal district court rulings, unanimously in favor of SSM. Today the...

Sorry, Tea Leaf Readers

A potentially mighty case dies not with a shout, but with a one-sentence memorandum, full of legal formality, signifying nothing.