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What the Seventh Circuit Said About Sexual Orientation Discrimination

What the Seventh Circuit Said About Sexual Orientation Discrimination

BY ARTHUR S. LEONARD | The full bench of the US Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, based in Chicago, substantially advanced the cause of gay rights on April 4, finding that Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act prohibits employment discrimination based on sexual orientation. Title VII applies generally to private sector employers with […]

Amidst Developments Unfolding in Courtrooms Across Colorado, Same-Sex Couples Marry in Boulder, Denver, Pueblo

Amidst Developments Unfolding in Courtrooms Across Colorado, Same-Sex Couples Marry in Boulder, Denver, Pueblo

BY ARTHUR S. LEONARD | In a complex jumble of legal proceedings that suggests a growing consensus that marriage equality is inevitable in Colorado, one county judge there has thrown out the state’s ban on marriage by same-sex couples even as he stayed his ruling pending appeal, while a second county judge is refusing to […]

State Judge Knocks Down Arkansas Marriage Ban

State Judge Knocks Down Arkansas Marriage Ban

BY ARTHUR S. LEONARD | A state judge in Little Rock, Arkansas, relying on both that state’s constitution and the US Constitution, has struck down the ban on same-sex marriage there. In a May 9 ruling, Pulaski County Circuit Judge Christopher Charles Piazza ruled the ban violates the 14th Amendment of the federal constitution as well […]

In Oklahoma Marriage Appeal Arguments, Side Issues Grab Center Stage

In Oklahoma Marriage Appeal Arguments, Side Issues Grab Center Stage

BY ARTHUR S. LEONARD | A three-judge panel of the US 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, on April 17, heard arguments in the Oklahoma marriage case, just a week after considering arguments in the State of Utah’s appeal of the marriage equality ruling there. In a January decision, Senior District Judge Terence C. Kern ruled that Oklahoma’s […]

Same-Sex Marriage Cases Are No Roe V. Wade

BY KELLY JEAN COGSWELL | In an op-ed piece masquerading as fact, the New York Times on Sunday declared that the “Shadow of Roe v. Wade Looms Over Ruling on Gay Marriage.” According to Times legal correspondent Adam Liptak, any positive marriage equality decision handed down by the US Supreme Court will face the same endless […]

Mexican Supreme Court Strikes Down Gay Marriage Ban

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | A legal ban on same-sex marriage in the Mexican state of Oaxacan was declared unconstitutional by that nation’s Supreme Court on February 18, the Washington Blade reports. The ruling cited two US precedents –– a 1967 Supreme Court ruling that struck down bans on interracial marriage and the high court’s 1954 Brown […]