The Homosexual Putsch (Love Wins!)

Here's the decision. FINALLY! We queers can remove our flesh-masks and reveal our true reptilian forms! Now if you'll excuse me, I'm going to go marry a goat.  

Compulsory or not, it’s time for Internet voting.

President Obama muses on forcing people to vote, but just making it easier would be a start--and it's time we used the Internet to do that.

First Amendment Friday: 05.02.2014

Rap lyrics, drone journalism, and the NCAA's right to use "student athletes" in video games: the week in First Amendment issues.

Sexting, and what it means to be a girl

On January 15, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit heard arguments in Miller, et al. v. Skumanick, a child pornography case that, oddly, involves no child pornography.

Read this profile of Vic Walczak, a friend and civil rights hero

I encourage you to read this piece in Colgate University's newsletter about Vic Walczak, the state legal director for the ACLU of Pennsylvania. I had the privilege to work with Vic during my time...

Trigger Warnings and Tyranny

As American law and culture seek to prevent emotional harm, we risk elevating hurt feelings above due process and core principles of justice.

Giving Tuesday Suggestions!

Giving Tuesday is my favorite post-Thanksgiving theme weekday! Here are four charities I believe in and to which I donate.

In which the ACLU frees Watson and Crick

In 2009, I listened as ACLU attorney Chris Hansen outlined a radical new strategy to defeat gene patenting. Four years later, the Supreme Court has agreed with Hansen and the ACLU, and handed down a victory for women, for cancer research, and for science.

Thank you for your support

As we approach the end of the tax year, I thought I'd share a brief list of the charitable organizations I personally support.  Some of you can probably afford to make much larger gifts...

Video: Gene Patenting and Public Education

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