Joshua Everhart

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Time for the Supreme Court to Establish Full Constitutional Protection for LGBT People

Last week's Sixth Circuit federal appellate court decision permitting Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee to continue to discriminate against loving, committed LGBT couples in marriage makes clear that the time has come for the United States Supreme Court not only to rule in favor of nationwide …

Michigan Officials: March Same-Sex Marriages From The State Are "Void"

"[I]t is as if the marriages never existed," Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette argues.<p>WASHINGTON — The impact of the shifting court rulings on same-sex couples' marriage rights was made unambiguously clear by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette in a Friday night court filing: "[F]rom a …

Ebola crisis: Mali confirms second death

<b>A Malian nurse has died of Ebola, the second confirmed death from the disease in the country.</b><p>Officials say the nurse had treated a man who arrived from Guinea at the Pasteur Clinic in Bamako, and the clinic was now in quarantine.<p>The latest case is unrelated to the first, when a two-year-old girl …

Filming in fear: Edward Snowden as 'Citizenfour' | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. documentary maker Laura Poitras has found herself in many a risky situation in Iraq and Yemen. But she never felt in as much danger as when she was filming Edward Snowden in a Hong Kong hotel while he prepared to blow the whistle on massive secret surveillance programs run …

Does our Constitution still work?

Does the Constitution still matter?<p>When it was written, Ben Franklin said the Founders gave us a republic, “if you can keep it.” Few people thought the republic would last another 227 years, but it has. The Constitution’s limits on government power helped create the most free and prosperous country …

On Today’s Ruling in Virginia

Since the enactment of health reform legislation in March, several state Attorneys General have filed lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. Having failed in the legislative arena, opponents of reform are now turning to the courts in an attempt to overturn the work …

Michael Dunn retrial begins: Florida man killed teen in music dispute

The retrial of Michael Dunn, a Florida man who shot an unarmed teenager to death after asking him and his friends to turn down their music, began Monday with jury selection.<p>In February, Dunn, 47, was found guilty on three counts of attempted second-degree murder and one count of firing into a …

Cruz Floats Bill to Revoke Citizenship of Americans Who Fight for ISIS

Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) will introduce legislation Monday designed to strip U.S. citizenship from Americans who join Islamist militants in Syria …

Ted Cruz

Echo Chamber: El-P Calls Robin Thicke a "Shit Head" Who "Threw Pharrell Under the Fuckin Bus"

"robin thicke really threw pharrel under the fuckin bus. ... what a despicable shit head."<p>— El-P on Thicke's recent deposition in the Marvin Gaye family lawsuit, where the singer claimed that Pharrell "wrote almost every single part" of "Blurred Lines". El also offered an idea for a new …

Robin Thicke

Constitution Day: An unconstitutional federal holiday that dictates what schools must teach.

You are no doubt as excited as I am about the advent of Constitution Day, which explodes into being again Wednesday, Sept. 17, with its customary …