The Devil Is in the Details: Satanists, Religion, and the Hobby Lobby Ruling

By Elaine Magliaro

In her “blistering” dissent in the Hobby Lobby ruling, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg wrote, “The court, I fear, has ventured into a minefield.” In addition to venturing into a minefield, … 536 more words


Federal Court Saves Mississippi's Lone Abortion Clinic

After a two-year fight, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today that Mississippi’s last abortion clinic will remain open.

In its  2-1 ruling, the Court’s majority opinion affirmed abortion rights, stating that “Pre-viability, a woman has the constitutional right to end her pregnancy by abortion,” and that the… 335 more words


Tea Party candidate gets Constitution wrong -- what a surprise!

Calling a mass shooting an “unfortunate accident” — gets you NRA buck$ for sure

Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst may wish to brush up on her high school civics.

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Celebrating Today’s 4th Circuit Bostic Ruling -- Another Step Closer to the End of Amendment One!

By Tracy Hollister, Program Manager, Marriage Equality USA. Tracy lived in North Carolina for nearly 20 years and worked as a volunteer marriage equality advocate for several years before moving to New York City to help advance marriage equality across the country. 1,957 more words

Analysis & Opinion

Can a company have a religion?

ETA (5:45pm, 7/28/14): Edited to clarify the claimed religious affiliation of Hobby Lobby.

So in the wake of the Supreme Court’s rather sweeping decision in favor of Hobby Lobby last week, there have been a range of responses, but perhaps the strangest I’ve come across comes from The Immanent Frame on “ 1,455 more words

Get Your Nose From Between Women's Legs

I do not know when the SCOTUS will ever understand that they live in a different world. They and employers do not seem to be convinced that just because they killed off the unions does not mean we have a master-servant relationship. 41 more words

Citizen Activism

Democrats Want Money and Will Knowingly Mislead to Get it.

“In a bid to bring in more campaign cash, House Democrats sent out a plea to donors to pitch in more funds to defend President Obama from a seemingly-imminent impeachment. 448 more words