Steve Kornacki’s panelists look at two pieces of legislation making their way through Congress: the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which would prohibit workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, and the Respect for Marriage Act, a bill to repeal all the rema
The Supreme Court’s Windsor v. United States decision, which ruled a key part of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) “unconstitutional,” was celebrated across the country by the gay-rights community, but gay-rights advocates warn that same-sex couples may not be … Full story
Steve Kornacki and an Up panel talk about the setback for civil rights in the Voting Rights Act ruling and how the timing of the decision, and its collision with the DOMA and Prop 8 case rulings obscured its importance.
While the Supreme Court’s rulings on Proposition 8 and DOMA were cause for celebration for those seeking marriage equality, were they hollow victories? President of Freedom to Marry Evan Wolfson joined the panel.
A boy holds a sign and squints into the sun as he attends a rally in support of the United States Supreme Court decision on marriage rights in San Diego, California June 26, 2013. The U.S. Supreme Court delivered a landmark victory for gay rights on Wednesday by forcing the federal government to rec
Terry Decarlo and Bill Huelsman of Wilton Manors take part in a rally by gay rights activists following the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling, striking down as unconstitutional the Defense of Marriage Act , in Fort Lauderdale, Florida June 26, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Skipper
Mounted Fort Lauderdale police officers ride past a rally by gay rights activists following the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling, striking down as unconstitutional the Defense of Marriage Act , in Fort Lauderdale, Florida June 26, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Skipper