Tag: Gay Marriage

Contempt Hearing Over Gay Marriage

There weren’t many people at the federal courthouse in Ashland, KY when I arrived this morning around seven o’clock.This couple had been there since before five. Those opposed to same-sex marriage stood on the left with their signs, while on

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Historic Day For Gay Couples

Gay-rights lawyers were seated in the first rows close to the bench when the opinion in Obergefell v Hodges was announced by Justice Kennedy. As it became clear that they had won big, that the Court had recognized a constitutional

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Same Sex Marriage Arguments

Good vibes outside the Supreme Court this morning as the justices were about to hear over two hours of argument on gay marriage. The mood sobered up though as the first argument on the question of whether the constitution requires states

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Big Wins For Gay Marriage

On the last day of the its term the Supreme Court today handed twin victories to the cause of marriage equality. If there was an empty seat in the courtroom I couldn’t see it. Justice Kennedy had the first opinion, U.S.

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Sketches of DOMA Oral Arguments

The above sketch shows members of the Supreme Court bar waiting on the ground floor before being led up to the “great hall” were they will stand in line before being seated to hear oral arguments in U.S. v. Windsor,

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Sketches of Proposition 8 Oral Arguments

The Supreme Court today heard arguments in the first of two same-sex marriage cases. I’m just going to post my sketches without comment as I’m totaly beat. But glad to have been there. The case is Hollingsworth v. Perry Tom

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