Category: Legal

‘Cardinal Wuerl is not telling the truth’
My latest column in the Washington Blade deals with the Catholic Church’s coverup of sexual abuse of children by priests. Here are excerpts: Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington and [...]
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GLAA responds to Chief Newsham on DC Riot Statute
The following statement is by GLAA President Bobbi Strang: The July 16, 2018 comments by Chief Newsham of the MPD regarding the DC Riot Statute and the failed felony prosecutions [...]
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GLAA Responds to Supreme Court’s Masterpiece Cakeshop Case
GLAA disagrees with the Supreme Court’s June 4 decision in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case, which overturned a lower court ruling and upheld a baker’s right to refuse to bake a [...]
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GLAA and allies fight for medical aid in dying
Fenit Nirappil reports for WaPo: Nearly a year after the District enacted a law allowing terminally ill patients to end their lives … not a single patient has used it…. [...]
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Abortion extremism is only on the anti-choice side
Conservative NYT columnist Ross Douthat makes a case for moral equivalence with a piece titled “Among the Abortion Extremists.” As someone who has been threatened over my pro-choice views to [...]
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The FBI’s lie about ‘black identity extremism’
To the FBI with its despicable fabrication of “Black identity extremism” as a terrorist threat, I offer this song that debuted seventeen years ago. The white singer, responding to the [...]
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Jimmy Kimmel, unlikely healthcare leader
Late night talk show host, comedian Jimmy Kimmel, is demonstrating this week that comedians are a lot smarter than a lot of politicians. For three nights running he has blended [...]
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Stop Graham-Cassidy
Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel, whose baby boy earlier this year required open-heart surgery, says that Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La) “lied right to me face” when he told Kimmel on-air that [...]
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GLAA Calls on the District of Columbia to Revise its Riot Statute
GLAA Calls on the District of Columbia to Revise its Riot Statute August 2017 Following the inauguration protest on January 20, 2017, 192 individuals are being prosecuted for felony rioting [...]
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Statement against Reinstating a US Military Ban on Transgender People
President Donald Trump’s decision to reinstate the ban on transgender Americans from serving in the military is a deplorable, shameful assault on the military and LGBTQ communities. More than 15,500 [...]
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