Supreme Court

Equality and Progress

Since I was a kid in the ’70s and ’80s when people openly calls gay men fags, we’ve come a long way. While there will always remain a loud sliver of the population that just can’t progress, the rest of us have moved on. That’s the message from the courts today, the ballot box and

President Obama Introducing Elena Kagan (Video)

President Obama announced this morning his nominee for retiring Justice John Paul Stevens’s Supreme Court seat: Solicitor General Elena Kagan. Widely regarded by those on both sides of the aisle as one of the nation’s top legal minds, Kagan, 50, has forged a groundbreaking career in law and government service, distinguishing herself through her intellect, integrity, judgment, and work ethic.