With New York’s legalization of same-sex marriage last Friday, much still depends upon what happens in the largest state — California. There the U.S. Constitution will be the decision maker.
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For the first time since it began tracking the issue, the Gallup Poll has found that a majority (53%) of Americans now support same sex marriage. The poll shows a dramatic shift from fifteen years ago, when two-thirds were in opposition. The change, which demonstrated a nine percent gain in support over last year, was, […]
What does the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment mean, and should it be interpreted to protect gays and lesbians from discrimination, as it protects African-Americans, ethnic minorities and women?
Will legislation repealing the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” law that prevents gays from serving openly in the military be approved by the Senate before the lame-duck session ends?
In a speech that political observers described as a preview of his upcoming State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama this week called for more spending on education to increase innovation.