Posts tagged "doma"
The Danger of Winning

The Danger of Winning

By Ann Neumann Is a revisionist history of abortion rights being used--by journalists, supporters, and lawyers--to curtail Supreme Court rulings on other rights like same sex marriage. Is "fear of the backlash" just a stubborn frame?
Will SCOTUS Tie the Knot?

Will SCOTUS Tie the Knot?

Becky Garrison: What will a United States Supreme Court decision do for public opinion regarding same-sex marriage?

Doing the DOMA Dance

On February 22, 2011, Jeffrey White, a Federal judge in the U.S. District Court of Northern California, ruled the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) to be unconstitutional when he found that Karen Golinski, an attorney and employee of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, had her rights violated under the equal...

Daily Links 27 January 2005

Guantanamo Thong Song The Bush administration recommends sexual abstinence for singles — unless, of course, you’re a Guantanamo prisoner. In that case, official policy involves thongs, body fluids, and blue balls.Paisley Dodds of AP has acquired a draft of a classified document on interrogation techniques at Guantanamo, which apparently include female questioners doing their best to get...

Daily Links 19 January 2005

Commercial Censorship Rolling Stone has rejected a pre-scheduled ad for an updated, youth-targeted Bible, published by the country’s largest Bible publisher, Zondervan. The magazine cited an unwritten policy against religious messages in advertisements, and objected to the advertising campaign’s use of the word “truth.” The text which accompanies a picture of a pretty, spiritually-questing man doesn’t mention God,...