The expected ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), Wednesday, will have same-sex marriage advocates, and opponents, pinned to their computer screens Wednesday, as the Supreme court is set to rule on the 16-year-old law. As cities such as San Francisco and New York city prepare for their annual gay pride parades, this weeks […]
It Was a Black Day for a Blue State
There is no way to communicate the importance of today’s gay marriage arguments designed to overturn Prop 8, will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court, the final arbitrator in the legal dispute. To grasp this moment’s constitutional meaning, it might be useful to review this monumental case’s history. In November, 2008, voters in California passed […]
Will the LGBT Community Receive Equality Under the Law?
The Supreme Court will review two legal issues this week involving same-sex marriage. One will be California’s proposition 8 which is a total ban on the issue. The other is the so called “Defense of Marriage Act” which defines marriage as a right only existing between a man and a woman. Both are obviously un-Constitutional […]