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Changes in Policy Positively Affect Changes in Acceptance

Reviewed by Timothy Ward Does Policy Adoption Change Opinions on Minority Rights? The Effects of Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage Rebecca J. Kreitzer, Allison J. Hamilton, and Caroline J. Tolbert1 This fascinating study examined the role that policy changes have in altering … Continue reading

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Marriage Equality in the Sixth Circuit: Important Questions and Little Certainty

Michael Tew, Ph.D In a packed courtroom of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (and two overflow courtrooms with audio feed), three judges heard arguments about the rights of same sex couples in six cases from four … Continue reading

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Historic Day for Equality

Michael Tew Almost 44 years to the day after the Stonewall Uprising which brought the movement for LGBT equality into the public consciousness, the Supreme Court of the United States rendered two rulings that early LGBT activists could not have … Continue reading

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Political Successes do not Disqualify DOMA Challenge

Michael A. Tew If we are to believe the House GOP, an influential, well funded, well organized and politically connected interest group is not deserving of judicial intervention. I’m confused are they talking about the LGBT movement in its challenge … Continue reading

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