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Colorado: Masterpiece Cake Shop wins, Civil Rights Commission loses

Gay rights and civil rights activists and Christian conservatives got nothing from this Supreme Court opinion of Masterpiece Cake Shop: It punted everything interesting to focus on a narrow procedural technicality. And nothing has changed. Except for Masterpiece Cake Shop. Until the next gay couple walks in.

Selma, Alabama is now meaningless

LOS ANGELES, March 10, 2014 — Fifty years ago, Selma, Ala., properly became a national symbol of the black struggle for freedom and equality. Blacks and whites marched together, sang “We shall overcome” and came together in true acts of healing. Fifty years later, Selma has been rendered utterly meaningless. Those wrapping themselves in the ...