Claiming it was their divine calling, 2 Tennessee legislators are leading an effort to overrule the Supreme Court that could cost the state billions–money that would otherwise go toward SNAP benefits for Tennessee’s poorest residents.
The RNC supports legislation that creates an incentive for individuals and businesses to discriminate against LGBT people. But as the 2016 Presidential election approaches, the RNC may want to rethink its position.
While some presidential candidates support a Constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage, Marco Rubio plans to overturn the decision with new Supreme Court justices.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia criticized the Obergefell v. Hodges decision for using logic that could be extended from gay couples to child molesters.
Editor’s Note: Updated with citations from the justices and reactions from those in attendance. After decades of struggle, marriage equality is now the law of the land. Millions of Americans have been waiting for our nation’s highest court to recognize marriage equality–and it just did in a 5-4 opinion, issued by Justice Anthony Kennedy. Ever … Continued
In just a few days, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in one of the most important civil rights cases in a generation: Obergefell v. Hodges. After more than 20 years of struggle for marriage equality in the US, gay rights advocates are hopeful that, one way or another, Obergefell will legalize same-sex marriage in all … Continued