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United States District Judge Juan Perez-QGimenz upholding Union, the one man and one Woman.

Organization for Marriage

On Tuesday of this week, United States District Judge Juan Pérez-Giménez handed down a ruling in a case upholding Puerto Rico’s law defining marriage as the union of one man and one woman. 722 more words


Like an Indecisive Woman

Yesterday politicians, political analysts, lawyers, and the American public watched in anticipation of what was expected to be a decision by the Supreme Court to rule in favor of nation-wide same-sex marriage.  674 more words

Constitutional Law

Zeoli: Hate Crime Laws Are Unjust; Let’s Have Victim Equality

By Rich Zeoli

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — For no reason whatsoever last week, 24-year-old Shane Carey was savagely beaten in Center City Philadelphia by a group of thugs. 484 more words


Court strikes down Virginia discriminatory congressional map

A federal court in Virginia struck down the state’s congressional map on Tuesday, October 7, 2014. The panel found that the state legislature’s decision to pack African Americans into the 3rd Congressional District, a district controlled by Democrats, was unconstitutional because it was motivated solely by race – a violation of the 14thAmendment. 50 more words

Current Events

A Changing Tide: Same-Sex Marriage and the Christian South

No matter where you stand, same-sex marriage will be the law of the land sooner than later. The Supreme Court of the United States has decided to not hear the issue, and affirm lower court rulings calling bans on same-sex marriage as unconstitutional. 604 more words

Due Process Is the Enemy of Racism

There is nothing racist about upholding the 14th Amendment right to due process under the law. The tragic Michael Brown shooting this summer in Ferguson, Missouri has led to shocking calls for denial of due process to Darren Wilson, the police officer involved. 357 more words

A Brief review of the 14th Amendment as it relates to Special Education

The 14th Amendment was officially declared in 1868 to protect the freed black slaves. The 14th Amendment failed to fully enforce the protections stated (The 14th Amendment, n.d). 385 more words

Kari Lewinsohn