by Caroline Cox
Michael Paulson reports in The New York Times on a LGBT rights battle rising out of wedding vendors’ refusal to work on same-sex weddings.
At The Atlantic, Conor Friedersdorf writes that a former Bush Administration attorney made comments suggesting CIA officers are at legal risk due to the recent torture report.
Joanna Rothkopf reports in Salon on a new financial inequality report that reveals the wealth gap between white and black Americans is the largest in 25 years.
At Bloomberg View, Noah Feldman criticizes the recent Supreme Court ruling in Heien v. North Carolina for creating a different standard for police and citizen behavior.
Carrie Johnson and Marisa Penaloza of NPR discuss a judge’s regret over the human toll of mandatory minimum sentences.