by Caroline Cox
Robert Barnes reports for The Washington Post on the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit to uphold bans on same-sex marriage. According to SCOTUSblog, the ACLU has announced that it will be filing for Supreme Court review right away.
Chris Geidner of Buzzfeed reports that U.S. District Court Judge Ortrie Smith has ruled Missouri’s ban on same-sex marriage to be unconstitutional.
In The Atlantic, Olga Khazan explains why personhood amendments continue to fail throughout the country.
Steven Mazie writes for The Economist about the oral argument for Yates. V. United States, colloquially known as the “fish case.”
The National Constitution Center provides a podcast featuring Eugene Kontorovich, Michael Ramsey, and Jeffrey Rosen discussing the oral argument for Zivotofsky v. Kerry, the Jerusalem passport case.
At the blog for Alliance for Justice, Tom Devine writes about Department of Homeland Security v. MacLean, a case that “will have fundamental consequences for whistleblowers and for the country.”