America Weakens Fourth Amendment but Affirms Second

By conceding on the Fourth Amendment but remaining stubborn on the Second, the government is suggesting that constitutional rights are separate but unequal.

Love Without Monogamy

Are we ready for a non-monogamous society? Rebecca Gould shares her thoughts.

Contraception and Little Sisters Carrying a Big Stick

What is the best way to protect young people, establish and preserve strong families and communities, rise from poverty, and ensure the preservation of humanity?

The Right’s Favorite Supreme Court Nominee Makes The Prospect Of A Republican Presidency Even Scarier

The GOP wants Ted Cruz’s only friend to be the next Supreme Court Justice. And any friend of Ted Cruz…

History’s Take on Supreme Court Nominees

What two legal scholars learned from studying 70 years of Supreme Court confirmation hearings.

Same-Sex Adoption Wins Big At The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court’s reversal of a decision to deny adoptive parents their rights is a big win for same sex couples.

‘Justice Scalia’ is an Oxymoron

The troubled legacy of Scalia’s philosophy of constitutional “originalism”.

A Man, a Judge and a Lightning Rod

The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia adds to the political turmoil of the US. Is this a fitting irony, or is there a way forward? John Holland examines the implications.

12 Steps, Religion And A Secular Alternative

” …(A)ny alcoholic capable of honestly facing his problems in the light of our experience can recover, provided he does not close his mind to all spiritual concepts. He can only be defeated by an attitude of intolerance or belligerent denial.”

Humanity in Review – 2015

2015 as a collective whole, was one of the most important years in the history of our species.

The America Of Republicans And Religious Radicals: Fear, Hate And No Hope

America’s choice in next November’s federal election is very simple despite the complexities of the problems the country and next president face.

Marriage? Yes. The End of the Fight? No

Just because same-sex marriage is legal doesn’t mean the fight for equality is over. Not by a long shot.

What’s At Stake In The 2016 Election Anyway?

All presidential elections are important, but next year’s could decide to the future of the Supreme Court for decades to come.

The Heterosexual Couple That Waited 6 Years to Marry

Jordan & Roxy, a heterosexual couple committed to a life together, refused to marry until all couples in the USA could. They only had to wait 6 years. Here is their inspiring story.

A Monument to Marriage Equality

Let us celebrate the uncommon valor of those who battled to make marriage equality the law of the land.