Civil Liberties

New York's governor weighed in on the Cordoba House yesterday, claiming his efforts at arranging an "alternate" site were close to fruition. Pater Read more...
I don't see how DFA could avoid breaking with Dr. Dean's position on the construction of an Islamic community center in downtown NYC. But Dr. Dean Read more...
Ugh. Why is it so difficult to find Democrats not eager to bow to the craven fear-mongering of Republican rivals? TPM: Senate Majority Leader H Read more...
Sigh. Looks like this is going for the long haul. The Courage Campaign has a good analysis and commentary about why this is really good news in man Read more...
At tonight's White House dinner celebrating the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, President Obama gave his first remarks concerning the fi Read more...

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I almost can't believe I'm writing this, but yesterday the ACLU and the Center for Constitutional Rights received a license that allows them to su Read more...
Ahh...Hypocrisy, Thy Name Is Newt: Newt Gingrich would like you to know, via the Newt Gingrich Twitter feed, that you can find his thoughts on th Read more...
[media id=17749] It boggles my mind that the spouse of a Supreme Court justice can appear on Fox to opine on a decision that her husband will likel Read more...
Now that I've had time to read and gnaw on Judge Walker's ruling, I can only say that to this non-lawyer, it is a masterful work of art. I may not Read more...
Judge Walker has struck down California's Proposition 8, stating that it violates the due process and equal protection rights under the Constitution. Read more...