Marriage Equality After Supreme Court

The Supreme Court Effectively Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage at the Federal Level, Strikes Down California’s Marriage Ban, and Let’s Stand a Lower Court Ruling That States Can’t Strip Away Benefits Such as Health Care from Gay Couples

As you are no doubt aware – every major newspaper in the country has it splashed across the front page and it’s been all over television and the Internet for the past twenty four hours – the Supreme Court, yesterday and today, handed down a set of complicated rulings that get into issues such as…

Justice Department Voting Rights Act 1965

The Press In The United States Seems to Have Crossed the Rubicon – Just Look at Today’s Coverage of the Supreme Court’s Ruling on the Voting Right Act of 1965

Almost all of the news media is reporting that the Supreme Court gutted the voting rights act this morning.  That is both deceptive and factually incorrect.  The court has specifically avoided ruling on the constitutionality of the voting rights act, instead leaving it to the Congress to decide, most recently sidestepping the questions in the…