by Caroline Cox
The Editorial Board of The Washington Post remarks on the confirmation of Loretta Lynch as the next attorney general, calling the vote “embarrassing not to Ms. Lynch, who clearly deserved confirmation, but to the Republicans who voted against a nominee who should have breezed through.”
Tom Donnelly explains at Slate how the history behind the drafting of the Fourteenth Amendment created the conditions necessary for modern marriage equality.
At The New Republic, Brianne J. Gorod uses previous decisions of the Supreme Court to show that state bans on same-sex marriage cannot trump the protections found in the U.S. Constitution.
Lawrence Hurley discusses at Reuters how the United States’ biggest financial firms have clearly sided with marriage equality “by urging the court to strike down state laws banning same-sex unions.”
In The New York Times, Jonathan Sherman urges the Court to end its ban on cameras during oral arguments.