Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane refused on Thursday to fight a lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union challenging the state’s ban on same-sex marriage.
Pressure for black, women’s and gay rights has brought down barriers in America. But inequality is more rife than ever, J.J. Goldberg writes.
As an Orthodox Jew, the first time I ever seriously questioned the validity and applicability of the Torah — indeed, perhaps the only time — was when I thought deeply about the issue of homosexuality.
The Supreme Court handed significant victories to gay rights advocates by striking down the Defense of Marriage Act and paving the way for same-sex marriage in California.
Three Jewish groups welcomed a U.S. court’s decision declaring as unconstitutional the Defense of Marriage Act, which restricts the definition of marriage to that between a man and a woman.