This Could Be Our Next President if Trump is Impeached

"Governor" Mike Pence (R-IN) in an interview on ABC's This Week with George Stephanopoulos. Eight times he refused to say if he opposed discrimination against gays and Lesbians.  

2017-11-30T14:11:51+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Justice, Marriage Equality, Politics|0 Comments

Glad.org – Melba Abreu & Beatrice Hernandez

Melba Abreu & Beatrice Hernandez (glad.org) Beatrice’s parents left Cuba for the United States before she was born, leaving behind everything to ensure a future of freedom and opportunity for their children. Melba left Cuba in 1979, in search of freedom and prosperity for herself and her future family. Fairness, equality, and family [...]

Doing nothing is unacceptable

Less than a month ago, we watched the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in Las Vegas—one of more than 360 mass shootings in 2017 alone. Thoughts and prayers aren't enough. Now is the time to act. Say you'll join the team that's working for common-sense gun policies. Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) says: Three [...]

2017-10-27T16:08:52+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Connecticut, Justice, Politics|0 Comments

It began with a simple question.

In December 2013, as Shawn Aiken and his wife arrived at their church in Tempe, Arizona, Joe Connolly, a fellow church member, asked Shawn whether he knew any lawyers who might be interested in challenging Arizona’s ban on same-sex marriage. Shawn discussed the case with his family and decided that he did know [...]

2017-10-25T16:32:47+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Justice, Marriage Equality|0 Comments

Whataburger Accused of Discrimination Against Minorities

Workplace Discrimination? USA Today writes, "A former manager of a Florida Whataburger restaurant alleged she was retaliated against and forced to resign because she would not carry out racially discriminatory hiring practices as directed by higher-ups.  Her allegations are contained in a federal lawsuit filed Friday by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against [...]

2017-09-23T16:55:11+00:00 September 23rd, 2017|Justice, News|0 Comments

A Day to Celebrate

Arizona Republic writes, "The history of the United States is one of expanding rights, and basic civil rights have been given to same-sex couples." [1] References: Arizona Republic, October 18, 2017 - A day to celebrate (Institution of marriage stronger now - Horne won't appeal; same-sex couples can create lasting, legal unions) (PDF Page 1A, [...]

2017-09-20T13:11:50+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Justice, Marriage Equality|0 Comments

Reactions to the Legal Ruling

Arizona Republic reports, "Plaintiffs in Arizona lawsuits to overturn the gay-marriage ban celebrate; clergy is divided over court decision." [1] References: Arizona Republic, October 18, 2014, Michael Clancy - Reactions to the legal ruling (Arizona clergy members divided over change in law) (PDF Page 1A, PDF Page 5A)

2017-09-20T13:05:24+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Justice, Marriage Equality|0 Comments

AG Horn Declines to Challenge 9th Circuit

Arizona Republic reports, "Arizona on Friday [October 17, 2014] joined the historic tide legalizing the unions of same-sex couples that has swept the nation, expanding gay rights in a direction many never thought they would see in their lifetimes." [1] References: Arizona Republic, October 18, 2014, Alia Beard Rau - AG Horne declines to challenge [...]

2017-09-20T12:57:58+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Justice, Marriage Equality|0 Comments