See also: Prop. 8 Dismissed by U.S. Supreme Court: Gay Marriage to Return to California. In a prelude to its decision on California's own anti-gay marriage law, the U.S. Supreme Court today struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act. In a 5-4 vote DOMA was overruled. The court says: "DOMA sin ... More >>
So apparently gay married guys live longer than unmarried or divorced men. That's what Danish researchers recently found after going through decades of statistics, and something conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices John Roberts, Antonin Scalia, and Clarence Thomas should consider when ruling i ... More >>
A few weeks ago, Dahlia Lithwick wrote a piece for Slate in which she set forth The Muppet Theory of Humanity: We all can essentially be described as a Kermit or a Miss Piggy, a Bert or an Ernie, or, more generally, an Order Muppet or a Chaos Muppet. She applied this theory to everyone from Chief J ... More >>
A disbarred cop-brutality lawyer blames his friend, a top California legal eagle
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The Prez goes for the big suck-out
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