Lawrence v. Texas

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Name: Lawrence v. Texas
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 2 reports

Justice Ginsburg lifts curtain on how Supreme Court might view same-sex marriage

With at least four same-sex marriage cases before it, the Supreme Court is widely expected to take up the issue next year. But Justice Ginsburg threw a little cold water on that assumption when she suggested that the key is how the Sixth Circuit rules. ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Eleventh attempt to repeal 'homosexual conduct' statute

If you don't succeed the first 10 times, try, try again.The LGBT Law Section of the State Bar of Texas has tried 10 times since 1993 to repeal a state law that criminalizes homosexual conduct. All of the past bills died without even making it to the House ... [Published Texas Lawyer - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Do corporations have Constitutional rights?

Thirty-nine brave men signed the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787, and cemented the foundation of our legal system, democracy and way of life for the centuries that followed.More than 200 years and 27 amendments later, the U.S. Supreme Court remains ... [Published Detroit News - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

If the justices pick any of these seven same-sex marrage cases, the impact could be huge.

Supporters of gay marriage have : In the past year, federal courts across the country have nullified same-sex marriage bans in states. Yet these victories are complicated by the lack of a national legal standard on gay marriage: For now, it remains a ... [Published Mother Jones - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Is polygamy next in the redefinition of marriage?

Slippery slopes. That question applies in the US — and possibly in some surprising places elsewhere. Let’s start in the US, where the march of court opinion has moved steadily over the last decade from the inherent right to sexual privacy and choice ... [Published Hot Air » Top Picks - Sep 13 2014]
Entities: Lawrence v. Texas
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Legal decisions mark a return to barbarism

Courts ...Editor,Two recent decisions legalizing same-sex marriage and polygamy by Judge Clark Waddoups mark a return to barbarism. The 2003 Lawrence v. Texas opinion striking down the Texas statute against sodomy prompted Justice Antonin Scalia’s prediction ... [Published Standard Examiner - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Op-ed: Slut-Shaming Is a Cause of HIV

A few days after HIV Plus magazine profiled me as one of the “Amazing HIV-Positive Gay Men” of 2014, the editors at HIV Plus and The Advocate made me aware of an extremely disturbing reader response. Never mind the many achievements I worked so hard for, ... [Published Gay.com - Sep 08 2014]
Entities: Slut-Shaming, HIV/AIDS, Gay, Sex
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 4 reports

Eight Times a Federal Judge Eviscerated Wisconsin, Indiana's Marria...

Following a contentious oral argument on August 26th, it took the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals less than 10 days to unanimously rule that the bans on same-sex marriage Wisconsin and Indiana are unconstitutional.In a strongly-worded ruling written ... [Published Gay.com - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Equality Utah not politically fair

Letters68Dear Equality Utah,A friend reposted your announcement of the Allies Dinner in September. I would love to go, except of course, that I can’t, because I do not see your organization as politically fair. I am the Libertarian candidate for Attorney ... [Published QSalt Lake - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Pastor Wants to Criminalize Homosexuality in U.S. (Video)

As gay marriage continues to win court victories in state after state, one pastor is calling for the U.S. to outlaw homosexuality and punish violators with "ten years in prison at hard labor."The U.S. Supreme Court decriminalized homosexuality in the ... [Published Opposing Views - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Justice Ginsburg as Chatty Cathy—Part 4

In her recent National Law Journal interview , Justice Ginsburg somehow feels free to comment publicly on an issue that is currently before the Court (in the certiorari stage): what the Court’s anti-DOMA decision in United States v. Windsor portends ... [Published National Review - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

Republicans Should Pray The Supreme Court Legalizes Gay Marriage Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2014/08/18/why-republicans-should-pray-the-supreme

One of the most widely discussed issues on the political right is the danger supposedly posed by judicial "activism," when judges are said to substitute their personal preferences for the clear intent of the law and the Constitution. The Supreme Court ... [Published Gayapolis - Aug 19 2014]

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...The LGBT Law Section is asking the Texas Legislature to repeal §21.06, which makes it a Class C misdemeanor if a person "engages in deviate sexual intercourse with another individual of the same sex." The section is also asking lawmakers to strike two Health and Safety Code provisions that refer to §21.06...
...at UIC, in discussing his book, Sexual Politics, Sexual Communities: The Making of a Homosexual Minority in the United States, 1940-1970, said, "To consider the impact of this book, consider the obstacles to writing a dissertation on gay history in the 1970s, when homosexuality remained either illegal or pathologized in most of the country."
..."I think they're going to take a case," says Dale Carpenter, a professor of civil liberties law at the University of Minnesota law school. "The only question is which one. They know whichever they take, it's going to be momentous."
...Rights Council in March, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov caricatured recent advances in basic human rights for marginalized people as resulting from "[s]upporters of ultraliberal approaches, supporting all-permissiveness and hedonism, requesting a revision of moral values."

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Inadmissible: Rule 12 Access [Published Texas Lawyer - Sep 22 2014]
Justice Ginsburg lifts curtain on how Supreme C... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Sep 20 2014]
Justice Ginsburg Lifts The Curtain On How The C... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Sep 19 2014]
Eleventh attempt to repeal 'homosexual conduct'... [Published Texas Lawyer - Sep 17 2014]
D'Emilio's work honored at UIC symposium [Published Windy City Times - Sep 17 2014]
Do corporations have Constitutional rights? [Published Detroit News - Sep 17 2014]
If the justices pick any of these seven same-se... [Published Mother Jones - Sep 15 2014]
The Supreme Court May Be About to Save—or Destr... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Sep 15 2014]
Is polygamy next in the redefinition of marriage? [Published Hot Air » Top Picks - Sep 13 2014]
International Law and the Uncertainty of Rights... [Published Human Rights Watch - Sep 10 2014]
Same-sex marriage at the supreme court: a matte... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 10 2014]
Legal decisions mark a return to barbarism [Published Standard Examiner - Sep 09 2014]
Op-ed: Slut-Shaming Is a Cause of HIV [Published Gay.com - Sep 08 2014]
Eight Times a Federal Judge Eviscerated Wiscons... [Published Gay.com - Sep 05 2014]
The White House Has Never Said “Transgender” In... [Published BuzzFeed - Sep 05 2014]
Seventh Circuit Panel, 3-0, Strikes Down Wiscon... [Published Gay City News - Sep 05 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: Seventh Circuit unanimously ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 05 2014]
Judge Richard Posner Pokes Scalia In Major Deci... [Published Talking Points Memo - Sep 04 2014]
Out & About: Social Plans, Local History, Retur... [Published Austin360 - Sep 04 2014]
Ninth Circuit Panel Could Bring More Good News ... [Published Gay.com - Sep 04 2014]
What is More Defamatory? A False Accusation of ... [Published JD Supra - Sep 04 2014]
Which marriage case will the Supreme Court take? [Published Washington Blade - Sep 03 2014]
Judge’s final ruling decriminalizes polygamy in... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 29 2014]
Letter: Equality Utah not politically fair [Published QSalt Lake - Aug 29 2014]
Posner Lets it All Hang Out at 7th Circuit Hear... [Published Courthouse News Service - Aug 26 2014]
Six Reflections on the Support of Same Gender M... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 26 2014]
Pastor Wants to Criminalize Homosexuality in U.... [Published Opposing Views - Aug 26 2014]
Justice Ginsburg as Chatty Cathy—Part 4 [Published National Review - Aug 25 2014]
4 Most Powerful Quotes From Florida's Latest Ma... [Published Gay.com - Aug 22 2014]
Jim Hagedorn's old blog, "Mr. Conservative," is... [Published Mother Jones - Aug 22 2014]
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Justice Ginsburg Lifts The Curtain On How The C... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Sep 19 2014]
Thanks to the decision’s of the Tenth Circuit involving cases out of Utah and Oklahoma , the decision of the Fourth Circuit involving a case out of Virginia , and the recent decision by the Seventh Circuit involving cases out of Indiana and ...
The Supreme Court May Be About to Save—or Destr... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Sep 15 2014]
Supporters of gay marriage have been on a roll : In the past year, federal courts across the country have nullified same-sex marriage bans in more than a dozen states. Yet these victories are complicated by the lack of a national legal standard on ...
Is polygamy next in the redefinition of marriage? [Published Hot Air » Top Picks - Sep 13 2014]
Slippery slopes. That question applies in the US — and possibly in some surprising places elsewhere. Let’s start in the US, where the march of court opinion has moved steadily over the last decade from the inherent right to sexual privacy and choice ...
Freedom of religion includes not just the freed... [Published Althouse - Aug 08 2014]
This is an interesting concept I noticed as I reread the Hobby Lobby case today, from Justice Kennedy's concurring opinion (boldface added):In our constitutional tradition, freedom means that all persons have the right to believe or strive to believe ...
The Daily Agenda for Sunday, August 3 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Aug 03 2014]
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