Tags » 14th Amendment

What Day Is It Today? It's Milk Chocolate Day!

What day is it today?! It’s Milk Chocolate Day!

What else are you celebrating today?

The 14th Amendment to the constitution is certified, establishing African Americans citizenship, on this day in 1868… 37 more words

Features

It Isn't About Sex...It's About Love

It is very simple. My friend, Z, is human. Human Rights are for all humans. It shouldn’t ever matter if the humans are gay humans or straight humans. 418 more words

Marriage Equality

Immigration Reform

The youthful tidal wave plunging over America’s southern border has brought the immigration debate to a critical crescendo. While most Americans are struggling with what is the moral and ethical thing to do with the children, the two political parties are struggling with how they are going to out-maneuver the other in a political chess match that has the future control of America at stake. 2,097 more words

Domestic Policy

We Only Have 1 Realistic Chance to Amend the Constitution

The Udall Amendment to amend the Constitution to end money as speech doesn’t go far enough.

It’s hard enough to pass any sort of legislation these days, which addresses real problems given the political gridlock and the capture of the political process by corporations and super wealthy individuals. 324 more words

We Only Have 1 Realistic Chance to Amend the Constitution

The Udall Amendment to amend the Constitution to end money as speech doesn’t go far enough.

It’s hard enough to pass any sort of legislation these days, which addresses real problems given the political gridlock and the capture of the political process by corporations and super wealthy individuals. 321 more words

How Is This Equal Protection?

http://www.washingtonblade.com/2014/07/07/lesbian-veteran-sues-idaho-burial-rights-spouses-cemetery/#sthash.xwn1RSX4.gbpl

When a legally married couple is not allowed to be buried together in a VETERANS cemetery then something is totally wrong. When someone is allowed to impose on those that have served our country and who’s last wish is to spend eternity side by side and they are told NO, then the system is broken. 129 more words

Gay

Antonin Scalia: 14th Amendment only applies to straight males

“In 1868, when the 39th Congress was debating and ultimately proposing the 14th Amendment, I don’t think anybody would have thought that equal protection applied to sex discrimination, or certainly not to sexual orientation. 116 more words