Justice Kennedy was the author of the two biggest Supreme Court decisions so far upholding gay rights. The logic of his two decisions should propel him forward.
My guest this week is Dan Savage, the sex columnist and gay activist.
The authorities are monitoring our cross-border movements through our male “guardians,” as if we were criminals.
While many TV pundits were quick to point out that the president did not win the majority of the white vote, they failed to point out that no Democratic candidate for the White House has won a majority of the white vote since the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
What’s more, there is no such thing as “the white vote.”
The capitol police are now sending citations to people’s homes by certified mail.
“I don’t want to be remembered as an activist. I want to be remembered as an American Indian patriot.” An interview from The Progressive magazine, September 2001.
This week marks 40 years since Jackie Robinson’s death at age 53, and it’s a time to honor his commitment to equality of opportunity.
Equality moved a step closer for gays and lesbians on Thursday.
They are “doing so without warrants, sufficient oversight, or meaningful accountability,” says the ACLU.
Fifty-five years ago, nine African-American children wanted to get a good education in Little Rock, Ark. We should salute them today not just for integrating all-white Central High School but also for helping to tear down the old walls of racism.
The new police chief uses dubious arrests plus PR BS to close down the open, democratic space of the state capitol.
About 150 people showed up at the Madison Capitol rotunda today for the Solidarity Sing Along after news of the Capitol Police delivering citations to people’s homes spread last night.
Rather than arresting people in the capitol, the police are filming them and nabbing them later.
￼" I was very shocked and disappointed today when you walked out of a meeting scheduled in my office," she wrote, saying he refused "to answer the most basic questions about the basis for recent arrests in the state Capitol and the specific conduct you believe to be unlawful.