Tag Archives: Anthony Kennedy

Trump cuts Supreme Court contenders to ‘about five.’ Is Colorado’s Eid still on the list?

After Anthony Scalia died unexpectedly in 2016, and after Republicans successfully thwarted Barack Obama’s nominee for the seat, Donald Trump tapped Neil Gorsuch, a conservative […]...

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June 30, 2018 Just In, The Mix

Littwin: Justice Kennedy retires and now we wonder whether Roe v. Wade goes with him

You can mark this date on your calendar. A calamity is now upon us. Justice Anthony Kennedy, the last conservative on a 5-4 Supreme Court […]...

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June 27, 2018 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Mix

Littwin: Supreme Court boldly decides the Masterpiece cake case by not really deciding at all

So this is how it ends for the Masterpiece Cakeshop case, in which a Lakewood baker refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex […]...

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June 4, 2018 Civil Rights, Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Mix

Littwin: If tolerance is the issue in the Masterpiece case, how could the same-sex couple lose?

A man and a woman walk into a bakery and ask the baker to make them a wedding cake. The baker asks the couple if […]...

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December 5, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Wiretap: Biden looms, Bernie fundraises, and Clinton’s getting nervous

Nervous ask Joe Biden is making the Clinton campaign nervous. The Clinton campaign responds by pressuring nervous Democratic donors. Via The New York Times. Keeping up […]...

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October 1, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Court victory for marriage equality

Same-sex couples now have the right to marry in the United States. The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Friday that the Constitution guarantees marriage equality, regardless of state-level bans. […]...

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June 26, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Littwin: Arguments still seem to fall one way on Supreme Court gay marriage day

I‘m sure the experts are right that the Supreme Court same-sex marriage decision is a toss-up, and that it was hard to tell, after two-and-a-half […]...

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April 28, 2015 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, The Mix

Colorado eyes High Court for news on gay marriage

DENVER — The U.S. Supreme Court today is hearing arguments in a case that will push the most-recent chapter in the breakneck story of American […]...

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April 28, 2015 Just In, The Mix

Deja vu all over again on prolonged prison isolation

In the 1820s, the American penal system sought to end mutilating, amputating and putting convicts to death by housing them alone in isolation cells. The […]...

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March 26, 2015 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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