Posts Tagged ‘Gay Rights’

June 20th, 2023 - 4:49 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics, Republicans

Federal judge strikes down transgender care ban

“A federal judge struck down an Arkansas law Tuesday that would have banned transition-related medical care for transgender minors,” NBC News reported on June 20, 2023 (read story here). The judge issued a permanent injunction against the law, after ruling it’s unconstitutional. Al[...]

June 26th, 2015 - 9:31 am § in Politics

Supreme Court rules gay marriage is a constitutional right

It has taken the Supreme Court 150 years to figure out that “equal” means “equal,” and discrimination isn’t equality. What took them so long? But better late than never. The theocrats and states’ righters are pissing and moaning about it. They don’t like thi[...]

January 31st, 2015 - 12:44 pm § in Misc.

RADICAL REPUBLICANS:’I Do Not Construe Homosexual Rights As Human Rights’ Says GOP Human Rights Subcommittee Head

U.S. Congressman Chris Smith announced gay rights are not human rights. “I am a strong believer in traditional marriage and I do not construe homosexual rights as human rights,” Smith said. He also suggested that the Obama administration’s “views on LGBT rights affected or hinder[...]

October 6th, 2014 - 7:34 am § in Politics, Religion

SCOTUS Leaves Gay Marriage Intact!

“The Supreme Court turned away appeals Monday from five states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriages, paving the way for an immediate expansion of gay and lesbian unions …, but the justices stopped short of resolving for now the question of same-sex marriage nationwide.  The courtR[...]