Rep. Jared Polis released a statement announcing what he called the “Restrain Steve King from Legislating Act,” a direct response to King’s bill that would bar federal judges from having jurisdiction over any cases involving marriage.
Fred W. Pagan, a longtime aide for Sen. Thad Cochran (pictured above) was charged with possessing methamphetamine with the intent to distribute it after local and federal officials found 181.5 grams of the drug during a raid on his home on Thursday.
In a 2009 investigation, the Tulsa Sheriff’s Office determined that Reserve Deputy Robert Bates — who today is facing charges of second-degree manslaughter for the shooting death of Eric Harris — exhibited problematic behavior, received special treatment, and received inadequate training while volunteering with the force.
Next week the US Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case that could end up making marriage equality the law of the land. It comes at a time when gay marriage has never had more support from the American public. But the culture warriors who have been fighting it for decades are not about to give up.