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In the run up to this month’s big constitutional showdown over marriage equality, conservatives are trying to turn the tables, claiming that they, in fact, are the beleaguered minority in the case.  Their spin was front and center in Adam Liptak’s recent New York Times piece reporting that “[t]here...
Today we commemorate the 150th anniversary of one of the most tragic events in American history—President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. The “what-ifs” abound.
When it comes to the fight for marriage equality, all eyes are on the Supreme Court and what it will do this June.  But that doesn’t mean there’s nothing happening in the lower courts in the meantime.  Last week, a district court judge in Texas blocked the federal government from enforci
January 8, 2015