The court was far ahead of the times—and public opinion—in its ruling in the landmark case of Loving v. Virginia. (Pictured: Mildred and Richard Loving.)
Gutless action has no place in the high court’s deliberations on marriage.
Charting the demise of racism by the rising number of interracial marriages is probably not the most reliable indicator that it’s ending. Wouldn’t the elimination of disparities in income, employment, health care, education, crime, punishment and family structure be more accurate indicators?Charting the demise of racism by the rising number of interracial marriages is probably not the most reliable indicator that it’s ending.
We can't be certain why Louisiana Justice of the Peace Keith Bardwell quit his post Tuesday because his one-sentence resignation doesn't say, but we can guess it has something to do with his refusal to preside over an interracial marriage -- and the public outcry that soon followed.
The marriage equality movement has been severely damaged by the argument that those opposed to same-sex marriage would be forced to perform weddings against their will.No one has to perform a wedding -- same-sex, interracial or otherwise -- against their will.