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QOTD: Tell Us about Your Driver’s License Road Test

I dunno if there was ever anything in my life that scared me as much as taking my driver’s license road test. Well, ok, there were scarier things that just happened, but nothing that I deliberately signed up for, where I marched up to the counter and said, “Please inflict this horror upon me” and paid money for it.

I didn’t get my license when I was 16 and young and stupid and not afraid of anything, I left it a bit late. Continue reading

California’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban Again Held Unconstitutional

Today in a 2-1 decision, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals held that California’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. In a bold statement by the majority, the court stated: “Proposition 8 served no purpose, and had no effect, other than to lessen the status and human dignity of gays and lesbians in California.” The holding, though limited to California, is another big step towards recognizing equal rights for gays and lesbians in the country. Continue reading