The Supreme Court ruled in the Citizens United case that corporations merited certain rights of personhood. The decision in this case became crystallized in the notorious phrase, “Corporations are people.”
"Texas Senate has no problem with taxpayer-funded discrimination against virtually anyone who doesn't meet a public official's personal [religious] standards."
The Defense Authorization bill should be about making our country safe; not about codifying evangelical Republican hatred and intolerance.
Judge Reeves noted that “the title, history and text of the law showed it to be the State’s attempt to put LGBT citizens in their place."
Religious Republicans passed unconstitutional legislation denying a wide swathe of the population their constitutional rights.
It is an abomination that an avowed religious bigot like Kim Davis was invited as a protest and counterweight to President Obama's message
Conservative bigots love the idea of shredding the Constitution's 13th and 14th Amendments in place of actual immigration reform
The 14th Amendment grants citizenship to anyone born on U.S. soil. The GOP want to shred the Constitution to revert to legal white supremacy
Evangelical Republicans hate America with religious passion because the Founding Fathers did not create a Christian theocracy
Tt was no great surprise that evangelicals followed the lead of two congressional Republicans and issued religious orders restraining the 'wrong' kind of Supreme Court Justices from fulfilling their duly sworn Constitutional duty.
The crux of South Carolina's argument in support of discriminating against gays is that if it constitutionally permissible to discriminate against women, then it is perfectly legal to discriminate against gays.
Every nation on Earth is plagued with inconvenient, and uncomfortable, 'secrets' that are widely known by the population, but are hardly ever discussed. America is no different and one of its dirty little secrets is that although the U.S. Constitution was created to guarantee that all citizens are treated equally, a growing number of Republican states are actively seeking protection to discriminate based on religion.
Republicans in state after state spent the past year hastily passing legislation abolishing other Americans' 14th Amendment rights
Republicans and religious conservatives detest the 14th Amendment for myriad reasons, but chief among them is the guarantee of equal rights for Americans not in the biblical mold championed by Neo Christians; single mothers, atheists, Muslims, non-compliant Christians, and particularly gays.
Maybe the President regrets intertwining government and religion when he continued George W. Bush's Faith-Based initiatives. Now they are using their connection to the White House to exact recompense in the form of permission to discriminate against the gay community according to their "deeply-held religious beliefs" the Supreme Court cited mercilessly in its ruling for Hobby Lobby.
After taking a brief break from race baiting due to being slapped down by Shirley Sherrod, Fox News has moved on to an easier target, babies, specifically the so called anchor babies. Fox News ratcheted up the rhetoric today by referring to the 14th Amendment as the, "anchor baby amendment." Lucky for us, Jon Stewart has taken on the lunacy of the right wing anchor baby campaign.