‘Indiana or Bust’ for Ted Cruz

After getting schlonged in five more states for Super Tuesday 4, Ted Cruz needed to change the narrative, and he did. He announced that former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina would be his vice-presidential running mate, should he secure the Republican nomination. It may have been an unorthodox choice, and a uniquely early announcement, but this election campaign has been all about making the headlines. Donald Trump has played the media like a fiddle, so Cruz decided to try his hand at that game. Although it may have been too late.…

We’ve Already Balanced Equal Protection and Religious Freedom

It’s a bit frustrating that anyone feels like we’re in uncharted territory, or like we have some tough task ahead to balance religious freedom with equal protection rights for LGBT people. While there are some distinctions between the gay rights movement and the racial civil rights movement, those are, for the purposes of equal protection, distinctions without a difference. They don’t need to complicate our legal framework or the balance we’ve struck in the past between religious freedom and equal protection. As it relates to racial equal protection, the compromise…

Time to Stop the Freakout over RFRA in Indiana

Indiana’s governor signed a Religious Freedom Restoration Act last week, and from the media and business reaction you’d have thought it heralds The End of the World We Know It. Indiana’s legalized discrimination!  Artists and companies — hurry up and boycott the state! Seriously? All this freakout over a law that’s existed at the federal level and numerous states (including that bastion of crazy conservative “thought” known as Connecticut!) for more than 20 years? And RFRA, of course, does not legalize discrimination.  It allows for an individual to obtain a…

Complaint in Lawsuit against Obama Admin for Executive Action on Immigration [UPH Wire]

Complaint against Obama Admin for Executive Action on Immigration UPH Wire is a public service, posting the press releases from candidates, parties, government entities, non-profits, and other related political entities. But for minor edits for formatting purposes, the Hub does not revise press releases. To publish your press releases, meeting minutes, or other information, please send it to UPHwire@gmail.com.