Civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was fond of saying, “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” It’s not clear what side of the marriage equality debates King would be on today. However, when King articulated his thoughts on the moral universe, his own position–that black and
Groups like The Sutherland Institute are all too eager these days to jump on the conservative talking points band wagon and launch into tirades about “personal freedom.” But do their own actions actually reflect those beliefs? Personal freedoms are what make this country great. We can walk down the street without fear of unlawful detention,
Yesterday, the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was once again struck down by the courts. U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken became the 3rd judge to rule that DOMA, or provisions of DOMA, violate not only the civil rights of citizens, but also the right of states to decide for themselves who can be legally married.