Optimists believe that the United States Supreme Court’s impending rulings on California’s Proposition 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) will affirm legal marriage rights for same-sex couples
Out of all the newsworthy comments during this week's Supreme Court debate over the legality of same-sex marriage bans, none was more revealing—or troubling—than that which came from Justice Sonya Sotomayor.
There weren’t a lot of progressive
victories in Wisconsin this year. But last week, the state’s right to create a
domestic partnership registry cleared another legal hurdle when an appeals
court in Madison declared that while