Photo: Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., flanked by Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., left, and Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, speaks to reporters following Senate passage of the Respect for Marriage Act The Senate passed bipartisan legislation Tuesday to protect same-sex marriages, an extraordinary sign of shifting national politics on the issue and a measure of relief for
Photo: Flowers bloom in front of the Salt Lake Temple, at Temple Square, on Aug. 4, 2015, in Salt Lake City. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said Tuesday it would back proposed federal legislation to safeguard same-sex marriages, marking the latest show of support
The U.S. House overwhelmingly approved legislation Tuesday to protect same-sex and interracial marriages amid concerns that the Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade abortion access could jeopardize other rights criticized by many conservatives. In a robust but lopsided debate, Democrats argued intensely and often personally in favor of enshrining marriage equality in federal law,
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich Urges Supreme Court to Protect Free Speech of Small Business Owners
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, co-leading a coalition of 20 states, filed an amicus brief urging the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) to defend the First Amendment rights of business owners. In 303 Creative v. Elenis, the coalition argues that states cannot use their public accommodation laws to force business owners to create custom speech.
Given the current makeup of the Supreme Court, the content of Justice Samuel Alito’s leaked draft opinion is hardly a surprise. However, the intricacies of this draft betray a much more dire reality waiting for us if it is published by the court. The effect of overturning Roe stretches far beyond abortion access and calls into question
As nation sees wave of ‘harmful’ legislation targeting LGBTQ community, many find solace in sports – Cronkite News
Nearly seven years after the Supreme Court affirmed protections for same-sex marriages in the United States, 2022 has seen a wave of legislation that the LGBTQ+ community believes is harmful. In Arizona, Gov. Doug Ducey signed SB-1165 into law on March 30. The controversial legislation, dubbed the “Save Women’s Sports” bill, prohibits transgender athletes from competing on