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Obergefell v. Hodges: Marriage, but not Equality

  On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court decided in favor of extending to same-sex couples the right to marry. The case, Obergefell v. Hodges, made national a conception of marriage that had already been enacted in 37 states: that two members of either sex could marry. Though it notably […]

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The 2016 Election and Capital Punishment

The 2016 Election and Capital Punishment

2016 hasn’t been a great year for opponents of the death penalty. But Steffen Seitz blogs about a few reasons for hope, and a way forward.

Dispatch from Tehran

Dispatch from Tehran

ā€œIā€™m a girl. But I decided it was easier to be a guy.ā€ I met her at a hair salon in Tehran, one summer when I was visiting family in Iran. She was a client of our family friend. But peculiarly enough, she walked in without a hijab.

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