What’s the point of getting Jill Stein into the debates, when she doesn’t even bother to fully use the opportunities for political speech that are available to her right now?
Mike Huckabee isn’t just on the wrong side of history. He lacks the basic intelligence to distinguish history from his small-minded fantasies of right wing Christian theocracy.
The Supreme Court of the United States has announced this morning a decision that homosexual couples must have the same legal access to marriage as heterosexuals do. Same-sex marriage is now legal across the United States. The name of the case is Obgerfell et. al
“Religious beliefs aren’t reasonable!” So said Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on October 7, 2014 — and he said it as if this was a compliment. Really, I’m not kidding. You can listen to Justice Scalia utter these words himself, in his questioning during arguments
As you’re probably aware, the Supreme Court has ruled that some American corporations are free to deny insurance coverage of contraceptive costs to their employees on religious grounds. Think about your opinion regarding this issue. As you might also be aware, the Supreme Court has
May has been a depressing month for freedom of religion and separation of church and state in America. With the Greece v. Galloway Supreme Court decision handed down this month, local and state governments are expanding their efforts to use officially established religious rituals as
The Supreme Court decision handed down yesterday, Greece v. Galloway, gained my attention because of its subject matter. A thin, all-Christian, 5 to 4 majority of Supreme Court justices ruled that it is not a violation of the First Amendment for the Town of Greece
Is Chief Justice John Roberts Right? Is Pervasive Racial Discrimination in the USA Really a thing of the Past?
Writing the 5-4 majority opinion of the Supreme Court on June 25, 2013, Chief Justice John Roberts declares that Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act is no longer necessary to prevent voting discrimination on the basis of race in the United States because times
DNA is not just a brief marker of identity. It is a powerful tool that belongs to the person it has encoded. It is therefore not at all a reasonable thing for the police, or any other government agency, to seize, to hold and to use in perpetuity.
Justice Kennedy says that it’s a good idea for people falsely accused of non-criminal, nonviolent offenses to be repeatedly strip searched, because those people might just happen to be, as a matter of coincidence, violent criminal masterminds. Well, I say that there is just as much likelihood that a Supreme Court Justice is a secret violent criminal mastermind. I suggest that all lawyers and judges entering the U.S. Supreme Court to argue or hear a case be strip searched, to see if they are carrying weapons or illegal drugs.
I just received a letter in the mail from Tim Wildmon, President of the American Family Association. I get a little cheer in my heart when such letters come. For one thing, I know that the fundamentalist and theocratic AFA just frittered away a little