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.
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.