John Eastman

National Organization for Marriage

Guest/Host

Professor and former Dean of the Chapman University Law School, and founding director of the Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence; Chairman of the Board for the National Organization for Marriage; former law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas

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Donald Trump’s travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries -- will the federal government or Washington state prevail?

Recapping arguments on Trump's travel ban

Donald Trump’s travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries -- will the federal government or Washington state prevail?

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Arizona's Senate Bill 1062 did not give businesses the right to discriminate against gays and lesbians, but it did say  they could use religious belief  as a defense if they were sued…

The Clash of Religious Freedom and Civil Rights

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Two different five-vote Supreme Court majorities made rulings today that advance the cause of same-sex marriage in the United States.

Gay Rights Victories from a Divided US Supreme Court

Two different five-vote Supreme Court majorities made rulings today that advance the cause of same-sex marriage in the United States.

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