Texas Attorney General Openly Defends Partisan Rigging of Voting Districts

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State Attorney General Greg Abbott mounts defense of re-districting plan as based on party discrimation, rather than racial discrimination.

Supreme Court Rules DNA Can Be Taken From Arrestees Without a Warrant

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On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled it was legal for a DNA swab to be taken from anyone arrested for a serious crime.

OVERVIEW: Supreme Court Hearing on Proposition 8

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There are 9 states and the District of Columbia that have legalized gay marriage, and 38 states that have legislation that bans it.

On Homophobia: The Elephant in the Room

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Tom Gaultieri examines the ways in which homophobia, not the constitution, have historically dictated laws about homosexuality.

Supreme Court Rules Jailhouse Strip Searches Legal

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Mark D. White examines the today’s Supreme Court ruling about the legality of strip searches in US jails.