"Unmasking the ‘Right to Harm:’ the US Supreme Court and the Attack on LGBTQ Lives"

By: Jonathan Branfman,  The Globe Post
Wed, 10/14/2020

Jonathan Branfman, a visiting assistant professor in the Department of English, has published an op-ed on gay marriage, "Unmasking the ‘Right to Harm:’ the US Supreme Court and the Attack on LGBTQ Lives," responding to Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.

"Does the right to discriminate trump the right to live freely? Supreme Court Associate Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito think so.

"In 2015, the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage nationwide with its ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges. But last Monday, Justices Thomas and Alito denounced that decision and called on the court to 'fix' (overturn) it, which is a credible threat as Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearings begin this week."

Read the full article here.

Jonathan Branfman (@JonBranfman, www.jonathanbranfman.com), PhD is a visiting assistant professor of Jewish Studies at Cornell University, where he also specializes in Gender, Critical Race, and Media Studies.

 

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