The Morning Buzz | Challenges for Republicans’ “Great White Hope” Strategy

Today's Buzz covers Thomas Edsall's New York Time's piece on why the "Southern Strategy" is no longer viable for Republicans, historical systemic discrimination against gay and lesbian federal workers, Supreme Court justice halts execution in Missouri, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary admits a Muslim student, how an official World Cup soccer ball gets made.

In the New York Times | Evan Wolfson: What’s Next in the Fight for Gay Equality
Morning Buzz | Pope Francis Says Spousal Separation Sometimes “Morally Necessary”
In The Associated Press/The New York Times | 5 Things to Know About Public Opinion on Same-Sex Marriage
Attitudes on Same-sex Marriage Among Texans