The Voting Rights Act’s Devastating Setback

The Voting Rights Act’s Devastating Setback

The elation of many Americans over the strike down of DOMA and California’s Proposition 8 has allowed the news of the Voting Rights Act’s legislative setback to be somewhat neglected by the media. The joyous momentum towards human equality with DOMA and Prop 8’s...
Good-Bye to DOMA

Good-Bye to DOMA

“The Supreme Court struck down a key part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act on Wednesday and declared that same-sex couples who are legally married deserve equal rights to the benefits under federal law that go to all other married couples,” according to The Los...
Support For Same-Sex Marriage Grows in Cali

Support For Same-Sex Marriage Grows in Cali

In 2008, California voters passed a measure that would make same-sex marriage illegal. Now infamous, the measure was called “Proposition 8,” and the challenge to it, Hollingsworth v. Perry, has now made it all the way to the Supreme Court, which heard oral arguments...
AFER Video Relays Supreme Court Excitement

AFER Video Relays Supreme Court Excitement

Not all of us were lucky enough to be able to physically be at the Supreme Court last month as the arguments for and against California’s Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) were presented. The media certainly did its job of covering the events,...