Justice Sotomayor is Right.

When I saw the news of Alton Sterling being killed by police last night, I was reminded of a dissent I’d recently read by Justice Sotomayor. I have a feeling the story the police give about why they approached Sterling, and why deadly force was used and is okay, will not being something with which I agree. Extrajudicial execution…

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Marriage Equality Wins

Yesterday I celebrated the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of the Affordable Care Act and today I am THRILLED to be back to celebrate their decision on Marriage Equality today. WOW! Every state! [tweet https://twitter.com/sarahblackstock/status/614434150301331456 align=’center’ ] Justice Kennedy’s opinion is beautiful. This is especially lovely to read: “No union is more profound than marriage, for it…

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SCOTUS & the ACA

Today the Supreme Court ruled in favor of keeping the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) in tact and insert huge sigh of relief here. The ACA has allowed my mom to have insurance for the first time in more than a decade, due to a pre-existing condition. And it also lets my younger sister find a…

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