Tag Archives: LGBT Rights

Fulton v. City of Philadelphia: LGBTQ Rights and Religious Freedom in the Wake of Amy Coney Barrett’s Confirmation

TORI SIMKOVIC—The battle between LGBTQ rights and religious freedom continues in the United States Supreme Court. On November 4, the Court will hear oral arguments in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, a case that will determine whether private agencies that receive tax-payer funding can claim religious freedom justifies discrimination against same-sex couples. For years, the […]

The Legal Theory Behind Kim Davis and Same Sex Marriage

BY KAILA PARTIN—“The Court now holds that same-sex couples may exercise the fundamental right to marry.” The June 26, 2015 Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges signaled a day of celebration for many people across the United States and throughout the world.  Social media was flooded with worldwide support and excitement. Twitter reported the […]