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Justice Scalia

DOMA

Did Justice Scalia Just Telegraph His Decision On DOMA?

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 4:59 PM June 24, 2013
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Courts should not be moral arbiters on issues like abortion and same-sex marriage, Justice Scalia told an audience of lawyers last Friday. “We’re not qualified.”

Civil Rights

Supreme Court Strikes Down Arizona’s ‘Prove You’re A Citizen First’ Voter Law

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 3:02 PM June 17, 2013
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Justice Scalia was a surprise vote for the majority today as the Supreme Court struck down Arizona’s Proposition 200, the voter-approved law requiring an applicant prove his citizenship before he can register to vote.

News

Supreme Court Justice Scalia’s Son Was Chaplain At Catholic ‘Ex-Gay’ Ministry

by David Badash ● 7:26 PM December 13, 2012
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The son of Justice Scalia was a chaplain at an “ex-gay” Catholic ministry, and Justice Scalia, it turns out, doesn’t believe in gay people, only gay behavior.

Celebrities

George Takei: Scalia Should Recuse Himself From Marriage Cases For ‘Repugnant’ Comments

by David Badash ● 4:57 PM December 12, 2012
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George Takei says Justice Scalia should consider recusing himself from the two same-sex marriage cases the Court will hear this term because of his “clearly biased.”

Legal Issues

Supreme Court Justice Scalia’s Seven Worst Anti-Gay Statements

by David Badash ● 10:16 AM December 12, 2012
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Justice Antonin Scalia has been talking recently about the issue of same-sex marriage, even days after the Court announced it will hear two marriage cases this term.

Bigotry Watch

Justice Scalia Forced To Defend Anti-Gay Opinion To Gay Princeton Freshman

by David Badash ● 2:22 AM December 11, 2012
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Justice Antonin Scalia got schooled on marriage, equality, and anti-gay bigotry by a college freshman while delivering a lecture at Princeton yesterday afternoon.