Texas State Senator Wendy Davis (D-SD 10) filibusters SB5, a bill that would ban all abortions in Texas after 20 weeks and close all but 5 abortion clinics in the state of Texas.
Same-Sex Marriage Decision Documented on Instagram
Today, the Supreme Court of the United States handed down a landmark decision invalidating the Defense of Marriage Act, a law barring the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriage.
The historic occasion is being documented on Instagram by the thousands of people who turned out in front of the Supreme Court—some even camping through the night—to hear the decision, which was announced shortly after 10 a.m. ET.
See photos and videos as they happen by visiting the Supreme Court location page.
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Sen. Rob Portman, once considered as Mitt Romney’s running mate, says decision followed his son’s coming-out.
It is an affront to all of what the civil rights movement stood for, what people died for, what people bled for, and those of us who marched across that bridge 48 years ago, we didn’t march for some racial entitlement. We wanted to open up the political process, and let all of the people come in, and it didn’t matter whether they were black or white, Latino, Asian-American or Native American.
(Last week), Jon Huntsman, former governor of Utah, U.S. ambassador, business executive, and prominent conservative politician, published an editorial in The American Conservative calling marriage for same-sex couples a “conservative cause.” Reblog this photo and read more if you agree: http://bit.ly/Wd9vb9
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The first lady stepped out in a sophisticated blue Thom Browne coat and J. Crew shoes for Inauguration Day, accessorizing with a Cathy Waterman necklace. Browne, an American designer better known for his menswear, designed the coat based on the style of a man’s silk tie.
Whatever, they both look awesome..as do the girls.
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