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Kagan, Gays, and the Bogus Right Wing Ideas Factory

Nathaniel Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathaniel Frank

As Elena Kagan has emerged a front-runner for President Obama's nomination to the Supreme Court, the right wing's opposition playbook has not been updated in decades. But the world has changed around it.

Refuting the Latest Arguments Against Gay Troops

Nathaniel Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathaniel Frank

Defenses of the military's gay ban have long been rooted in the moral belief that homosexuality is wrong, but its champions cast their defense of the policy in terms of the famous "unit cohesion" rationale.