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News

Tea Party Senator Ted Cruz To Add Unconstitutional Poison Pill Voter ID To Immigration Reform

by David Badash ● 4:34 PM June 17, 2013
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Ted Cruz of Texas today promised to add an unconstitutional amendment to the immigration reform bill in response to today’s Supreme Court voter ID decision.

News

Will And Grace Creator: ‘Scalia Uses The Word Homosexual The Way George Wallace Used The Word Negro’

by David Badash ● 5:33 PM April 3, 2013
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Will & Grace co-creator and writer Max Mutchnick says U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin “Scalia uses the word ‘homosexual’ the way George Wallace used the word ‘Negro.’”

DOMA

The Ennead Awards: Nine Justices, Nine Prizes

by John Culhane ● 3:06 PM April 2, 2013
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Before the arguments to the Supreme Court on Prop 8 and DOMA are erased from your memory tapes to make room for “Thrift Shop” (clean version only, please!), we present the First-Ever Ennead Awards.

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.

Legal Issues

Scalia Says ‘Easy’ To Outlaw Gay Marriage, AKA ‘Homosexual Sodomy’

by David Badash ● 1:53 PM October 5, 2012
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Antonin Scalia, possibly the most extreme conservative Supreme Court justice, says it is “easy” to outlaw same-sex marriage — which he calls “homosexual sodomy.”

Discrimination

Cenk To Gays: What Part Of This Don’t You Understand? The GOP Just Isn’t That Into You

by David Badash ● 7:16 PM November 10, 2010
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MSNBC’s Cenk Uygur gets it 99% right: The GOP just isn’t that into us, the Democrats are caving, the GOP thinks we live in sin. Scalia really wrote that? “Gay voters, wake up, and smell the hate.” (Lifestyle? Really, Cenk?) Subscribe to The New Civil Rights Movement

Civil Rights

Watch: GOP’s Support Of Marriage Equality On Hardball

by David Badash ● 6:27 PM September 1, 2010
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Chris Matthews discussed the new-found Republican support of marriage equality with Human Rights Campaign president Joe Solmonese and Log Cabin Republican executive director R. Clarke Cooper on Wednesday’s show. The Steve Schmidt statements and Ken Mehlman’s coming out were prime topics. Matthews asks, “Could Scalia be the surprising vote in the Supreme Court” for the [...]