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Posts for June 2013

Today’s Supreme Court Rulings in “Plain English”

We would like to share the goods news of today’s decisions that you will never hear in the media: the Supreme Court did not rule that there is a Constitutional right to same-sex marriage. Although this specific issue remains open for a future case, the fact is that every state that currently prohibits same-Bride_and_groom_hands_with_ringssex marriage may continue to legally do so. This is significant because the primary goal of both the Windsor and Perry cases was to have the Supreme Court declare a Constitutional right to same-sex marriage that would apply to the entire country. That did not happen. Read More

IRS vs. Liberty: What it Means for You

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Dear Partner,

By now, you have probably heard a lot about the IRS scandal. To sum it up, the IRS is being investigated by Congress for targeting conservative groups that have applied for non-profit status. Although you may have some knowledge of the scandal, do you know how this issue impacts your own personal liberties? Read More

Obama Proclaims June LGBT Pride Month

President Obama has proclaimed that June will be designated as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month.  His proclamation began as follows:Obama Declares June LGBT Month

“The story of America’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community is the story of our fathers and sons, our mothers and daughters, and our friends and neighbors who continue the task of making our country a more perfect Union. It is a story about the struggle to realize the great American promise that all people can live with dignity and fairness under the law. Each June, we commemorate the courageous individuals who have fought to achieve this promise for LGBT Americans, and we rededicate ourselves to the pursuit of equal rights for all, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.” Read More