In the end, the Defense of Marriage Act was always constitutionally suspect. Under DOMA, a state which did not recognize same-sex marriage was not obliged to respect such a marriage if it was performed in a state which did. Nor did the Federal government. This violated the full faith and credit clause of the […]
Archives for July 8, 2016
If Robert Louis Stephenson’s Storybook world were cooked up together with a fairy tale opera like Cinderella and spiced with the comedic talents of Carol Burnett in Once Upon a Mattress, you’d get this gumbo of a show.
We’ve all been there. That boozy party where someone tells a great story. The crowd is enraptured, laughs at all the right spots, and you’re with them, too- til you realize you just heard the slightly-altered plot of last week’s made-for-tv movie, told as gospel truth. Darn it, and you thought he was cute, too! […]