what the eye does not see the heart doesn't grieve over
Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriage in California was ruled unconstitutional by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in a 2-1 decision. The appellate court found there was no rational basis for excluding the right to marriage from same-sex couples. While a great triumph for marriage equality, the decision will likely be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court, leaving the rights for same-sex couples in California still uncertain.
The Wall Street Journal refused to publish a letter warning about carbon emissions by 225 scientists, but did publish one that minimized the danger of global warming, signed by 16 scientists, two with connections to ExxonMobil.
Fewer countries left hanging portraits of dictators.