Nov 21

To have and to hold; to enforce, but not defend … the partisan clash over the Defense of Marriage Act

Posted 2 years, 4 months ago.


DOMA stands a good chance of stirring the 2012 presidential election campaign.

Jun 27

After New York: where same-sex marriage is headed

Posted 2 years, 9 months ago.


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.

Feb 16

Is the Defense of Marriage Act constitutional?

Posted 3 years, 2 months ago.


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?