Posts tagged "supreme court"

Hobby Lobby 2.0: SCOTUS Is Set To Take On Birth Control Again

Zubik v. Burwell is basically Hobby Lobby on steroids. …

Robyn Pennacchia | November 9, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Justice Anthony Kennedy On Kim Davis: “Great Respect Should Be Given To People Who Resign”

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy implied on Thursday, during a question-and-answer session following a speech at Harvard Law School, that Kim Davis might have done better to resign from her

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 27, 2015 - 10:20 am

Couple Who Sued Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Finally Marry

Shortly after the United States Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across the nation back in June, Kim Davis cited “God’s authority” and stopped issuing marriage licenses at her small town’s…

Katrin Higher | October 25, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Kim Davis Stays Mum About Plans To Issue Licenses Post-Release

As we told you yesterday, Kim Davis, the Rowan County, Kentucky Clerk who was jailed for refusing to obey court orders to issue marriage licenses to gay couples because of

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 9, 2015 - 10:00 am

SCOTUS Probably Blackmailed By Secret Gay Lovers, Says Crackpot Preacher

Preacher James David Manning explains his theory on how marriage equality got passed.

Robyn Pennacchia | July 14, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Fox To Make Movie About SCOTUS Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Welp, the plaintiff in Obergefell v. Hodges, the Supreme Court case that legalized gay marriage in all 50 states just a week and a half ago (still partying about it,…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 8, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Girl On Girl: When Gay Marriage Becomes Marriage

When huge things happen in our world, we always remember where we were when we heard the news. “Where were you when gay marriage was legalized?” will quickly become the…

Morgan Cohn | July 1, 2015 - 12:20 pm

Scott Walker Still Pretty Sure He Can Defeat Gay Marriage If He Really Tries

If I were a Republican person running for president, I would be incredibly relieved after today’s Supreme Court’s decision to legalize gay marriage across the land. Why? Because it would…

Robyn Pennacchia | June 26, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Supreme Court Rules That Gay Marriage Must Be Recognized Nationwide

It happened! It finally happened. …

Megan Reynolds | June 26, 2015 - 11:00 am

Supreme Court Removes Obstacle From NC Abortions

And, learn about the Canadian anti-feminist who’s making waves on social media.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 15, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Jay Z And Beyoncé Donated Thousands To Meet Baltimore Protester Bail

The Carters stay quietly involved in the Black Lives Matter movement; Notorious RBG tips her hand about gay marriage; in-state tuition is harder to get; new tree-sex drug “flakka” isn’t…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 18, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Bud Light Must Have Been Drunk When They Came Up With Their New Tagline

Bud Light has some super cool new taglines, and by super cool I mean wildly ill-advised and rapey!

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 28, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Women In Washington, D.C. Can Now Be Fired For Using Birth Control

A House committee voted to overturn a new Washington D.C. law that would have banned employment discrimination based on reproductive health decisions like using IVF, having an abortion, or even

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 23, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Gay Men Married To Women: The Latest Allies In The Fight Against Marriage Equality

As the Supreme Court prepares to hear oral arguments at the end of this month regarding whether individual states’ gay-marriage bans violate the Constitution’s guarantee of equal protection for all citizens…

Beejoli Shah | April 13, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Pregnant Women In UPS Case

Peggy Young wins in court, Rebecca Martinson’s “cunt punt” email inspires performance art and Gloria Steinem gives Black women their due, in Today’s Lady News…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 25, 2015 - 5:05 pm

The University Of Oregon Is Using A Rape Victim’s Counseling Notes For Their Investigation

The University of Oregon is claiming that they can access a rape victim’s counseling records from the help she sought on-campus after her assault as part of their investigation –…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 4, 2015 - 6:10 pm

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Gay Marriage Is Inevitable

Ruth Bader Ginsburg told Bloomberg that gay marriage is inevitable. (RawStory)
And speak of the devil, check out this woman’s awesome Ruth Bader Ginsburg tattoo. (CNN)
A high school…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 12, 2015 - 5:45 pm

The NFL’s Anti-Domestic Violence Partner Is A Sham Organization

The NFL’s anti-domestic violence campaign partner, No More, is a sham — surprise, surprise. [Deadspin]
Black girls are six times as likely to be suspended as White girls…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 5, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Supreme Court To Hear Four Gay Marriage Cases, May End Up Making It A Constitutional Right

Today, the Supreme Court announced it would consider four new gay marriage cases and decide whether individual states have the right to ban gay marriage. Given that they refused…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 16, 2015 - 6:20 pm

2014 Was The Year Of Outrage

Check out Slate’s comprehensive interactive calendar of everything that has outraged us this year, day-by-day. [Slate]
Sony CEO Michael Lynton apologized for claiming in a hacked e-mail that…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 18, 2014 - 6:03 pm
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