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It’s a Detour, Not a Derailment: Gavin Grimm’s Case Moved From SCOTUS to Lower Court

A disappointing setback today in the case of Gavin Grimm as the Supreme Court of the United States moved that his case against the Gloucester County School Board be heard in a lower court.

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Conservative Groups Reprimanded by Supreme Court Clerk for Childishly Misgendering Gavin Grimm

Conservative groups have continuously misgendered Gavin Grimm, the transgender student who will be arguing for his right to use the bathroom that aligns with his gender identity in the Supreme Court.

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Everything You Don’t Want (But Definitely Need) to Know About Neil Gorsuch, Trump’s SCOTUS Pick

A Supreme Court Justice is the most important appointment a President can make. Trump has named his nominee and it's absolutely terrifying.

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Federal Spousal Benefits Now Guaranteed to All Same-Sex Couples to Match Supreme Court Ruling

Love just keeps on winning.

The Supreme Court's ruling that marriage equality is the law of the land in all 50 states not only means that same-sex couples can now get married in any state, but also that any married couples living in a state where same-sex marriages were formerly illegal can now receive federal marriage benefits. Well, now that the U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch has put the ruling into action, it does.

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SCOTUS Marriage Equality Reaction Round-Up: The Internet Loves That #LoveWins!

Obviously, the big news here in the U.S. is that the Supreme Court ruled that states banning same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, upholding marriage equality in all fifty states! We're super-excited about that—and of course, we're not the only ones! I mean, Ruth Bader-Ginsberg is shooting rainbows out of her hands, she's so excited! Here's some of the best responses from the world-wide intarwebz.

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United States Supreme Court Guarantees Marriage Equality in All 50 States!

Finally.

This is the big one! The Supreme Court has just ruled that it's unconstitutional for individual states to ban same-sex marriage, effectively bringing marriage equality to everyone in America. The news comes just after yesterday's big decision where they upheld the Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare") and almost makes it seem as though we're living in the 21st century!

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Things We Saw Today: The Military’s Planned “Hoverbikes” Look Awfully Familiar

Shadows of the Empire.

In fairness, the Hover Bike really only looks like an incredibly dangerous and combustible speeder bike from Star Wars from the side, and from the top, it looks a lot more like something a homemade contraption that a child would try to jump out of a tree with to slow their fall. But the military really is working on them for practical use.

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The Supreme Court’s Obamacare Decision Spawned a Mere 13,000 Tweets Per Minute

When the Supreme Court issued its decision on the Affordable Care Act, colloquially known as Obamacare, it was kind of a big deal. As with all big deals, people immediately took to Twitter and started yammering about it. Not only was the court's decision a bit contentious depending on your particular political leanings, but CNN and Fox News actually misreported the "Constitutional" ruling as "Unconstitutional," which just added conversational fuel to the fire. All told, the tweeting topped out at around 13,000 tweets per minute, or roughly 216 per second, practically nothing compared to current record holders.

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