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02/10/2015

In Buzzfeed sit-down POTUS blasts Judge Roy Moore, predicts marriage equality victory at SCOTUS

Ben Smith and his team get some good insight: Post by BuzzFeed News. In one sense, I hate that he mentioned Moore at all. You just know that a mention from the President of the United States is precisely what...

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Photo: Anti-gay Alabama group helps critics link interracial marriage, same-sex marriage protests

The bible was absolutely, indisputably, heavily used to justify bans on interracial marriage, Jim Crow laws, and other blights on the history of the segregated south. And of course we are talking about civil marriage (and related rights), not religious...

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Sen. Sessions decries the Bush-nominated judge, former colleague that he once championed

Conservative U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) is all kinds of ticked off at Judge Callie Granade for bringing marriage equality to his home state. The four-term member of the upper chamber tells CQ Roll Call: “I think it’s an unhealthy...

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Video: Heterosexual Alabamans get taste of marriage inequality

What's most notable to me is how the groom-to-be, about halfway through the clip, seems to have a lightbulb moment about "the gays" and fairness: It's annoying, isn't? Now multiply the indignity and annoyance times a billion and you know...

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Video: Republicans Joe Scarborough, Ted Olson harken back to Selma, Wallace to chastise Roy Moore

Ted Olson is passionate on this issue. But I have to say that Joe Scarborough also scores some points with me on this one:

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Former strategist: Constitutional lawyer Barack Obama understood basic rights, fairness before he was allowed to admit it

This is both frustrating and vindicating for those of us who spent the years 2007–2012 pressing the president to step up to full marriage equality: “I’m just not very good at bullshitting,” Obama told [former political strategist David Axelrod], after...

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Tony Perkins conflates heterosexual sex scandal with Atlanta Fire Chief's anti-gay beliefs

There is a sexual brouhaha playing out within the Philadelphia fire department involving heterosexual sex between on- and off-duty paramedics, firefighters, and other emergency personnel. And according to Tony Perkins, the is the perfect thing to conflate with the Atlanta...

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