Greg Abbott Can’t Overturn True Marriage

On Monday, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott filed an appeal to reverse the ruling that found the state’s ban on same-sex marriage to be unconstitutional made by a US District Court back in February. In his brief, which feebly tried to defend the ban, Attorney General Abbott made the claim that (emphasis my own) “[because] [Read More...]

The Week in Review – Law and Secularism 2/21/13

Anne’s back… Frankenhand’s post-surgical bandages are off. I can type again! This is good news, because I can’t dictate well enough for Dragon Naturally Speaking to understand me. When I complained about this to my former secretary the other day over lunch, she cleared her throat awkwardly, shifted uncomfortably in her chair, and changed the [Read More...]

The Week in Review: Law and Atheism, 1/10/13

Although it isn’t legal news, necessarily, it is related to activism: let’s celebrate that Malala Yousafzai has been released from the hospital in Birmingham, England, pending another round of surgery, which should take place several weeks from now. Word is that her family will not be returning to Pakistan. Since the Taliban has vowed to [Read More...]

The Week in Review – Law and Atheism 12/27/12

Things have been sort of insane in my life over the last few weeks, so I’m horribly late posting legal updates – for which I apologize. I was the target of a home-invasion robbery the night of December 6 – you can read about it on my blog – and the details of putting my [Read More...]

The Week in Review – Law and Atheism 11/08/2012

Here’s my roundup of legal machinations over the past week. No, I haven’t listed everything, and yes, I may have missed something important. Please leave comments on other events involving the law and secularism that you consider noteworthy. Freedom From Religion Foundation Despite the IRS suspension of egregious political activity by 501(c)(3) tax-exempt religions organizations, [Read More...]


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