Tag Archives: SCOTUS

No Ruling On Marriage Today

But with two huge wins for the good guys today, optimism is now even higher for the Obergefell ruling.

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Obamacare Upheld By SCOTUS!!!

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Jim Obergefell Is At SCOTUS

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Today COULD Be The Day (Again)

The Supreme Court will issue more rulings today at 10AM.  Still outstanding are decisions on seven cases including Obamacare and same-sex marriage. SCOTUSblog will begin their live-blog at 9AM. Most seem to expect the marriage ruling on Monday, but we never know.

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Quote Of The Day – Daniel O’Donnell

“Ever since I was a boy, I dreamed of being a politician. But when I was imagining it, there were no openly gay politicians to look up to. I didn’t think an openly gay person could be elected to public office. I pursued a legal career, not in the hopes of switching to politics, but as an alternative I could ...

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Lawmakers Seek Live Audio For SCOTUS Rulings On Marriage & Obamacare

A bipartisan coalition of Senate and House lawmakers have sent a letter to Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts seeking a live audio feed of the rulings on same-sex marriage and Obamacare. Via Roll Call: The signatories of a new bicameral letter to Roberts include Senate Judiciary Chairman Charles E. Grassley. The Iowa Republican has long joined the Senate’s leader ...

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Hillary Clinton: Stand With LGBT Families

As we enter the final days (or hours) before the Supreme Court rules, Hillary Clinton today issued the below video which repeats her famed message to the United Nations: “Gay rights are human rights and human rights are gay rights.”

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NOM Is Hanging On By A Thread

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UTAH: Gay Lawmaker Claims AG Is Prepping To End Same-Sex Marriages

Openly gay Utah state Sen. Jim Dabakis has posted a Facebook message in which he claims to have insider knowledge that the Supreme Court ruling on marriage will come tomorrow or Friday. Dabakis goes on to declare that the Utah attorney general already has a legal team preparing to suspend same-sex marriages should the ruling go against us. The latter ...

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Esurance Backs “Equal Dreams”

Via Ad Week: #EqualDreams” is the company’s way of saying that, no matter what the United States Supreme Court decides, Esurance will cover everyone who can afford it. From the press release, in case you didn’t get the point: “In every state where Esurance can give couples a married rate, it extends that married rate to either married gay couples, ...

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Mike Huckabee: I’ll Block All Federal Recognition Of Gay Marriage Once Elected

“Until the Congress of the United States puts on my desk a bill that basically defies the laws of nature and nature’s God and defies the longstanding tradition of marriage, the federal government will not recognize same-sex marriage because there is no law that requires it and that would be true for the military and it would be true for ...

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SCOTUS Adds Friday To Rulings Schedule

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Matt Baume: Marriage News Watch

“We’re down to the last few days before the Supreme Court rules on marriage. In the mean time, the National Organization for Marriage is asking all of the GOP presidential candidates to sign an anti-equality pledge. Let’s take a look at just how crazy this pledge gets.”

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No SCOTUS Ruling On Marriage Today

It’s likely that the Court will schedule another decision day for Thursday. UPDATE: Thursday has been added.

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Jeb Bush: The Battle Against Same-Sex Marriage Won’t Be Over After SCOTUS

Via the New York Times: Jeb Bush told a gathering of religious conservatives here on Friday that the debate over same-sex marriage should continue “irrespective of what the courts say,” signaling that he would not consider a Supreme Court decision favorable to gay rights as the last word on the subject. Many in the Republican Party have hinted that they ...

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Jim Obergefell Is At The Supreme Court

Another morning of holding our breath. SCOTUSblog will begin its live-blog at 9AM and today’s rulings are due at 10AM.

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HomoQuotable – Frank Bruni

“Now we stand nervously and hopefully on the brink of a milestone. Before the end of June, a month associated with wedding bells and wedding cake, the Supreme Court will issue a major decision about the right of two men or two women to exchange vows in a manner honored by the government. It may well extend same-sex marriage to ...

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Rick Scarborough: I’m Ready To Burn To Death To Stop Same-Sex Marriage

Via the Independent: Move over, couple who promised to get a divorce if gay marriage was legalised, because one Texas pastor has taken his opposition to marriage equality one step further. Rick Scarborough, a Baptist pastor and Christian political activist, has said he would be willing to be burned to death in his fight against gay rights. He made the ...

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Huckabee: I Will Stop The Criminalization Of Christianity By Same-Sex Marriage

“The Supreme Court is not the Supreme Branch, and it is certainly not the Supreme Being. I refuse to sit silently as politically driven interest groups threaten the foundation of religious liberty, criminalize Christianity, and demand that Americans abandon Biblical principles of natural marriage. I will fight to defend religious liberty at all costs. I also refuse to surrender to ...

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Southern Baptists Issue Call For Civil Disobedience Against Same-Sex Marriage

The Southern Baptist Convention closed out this week’s annual meeting by issuing a formal call for civil disobedience against same-sex marriage. The statement was issued jointly by current SBC president Ronnie Floyd and 16 former SBC presidents. As Southern Baptist Christians, we are committed to Biblical faith and ethics. As a result, this body of Believers stands on the authority ...

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