Jon Green
Jon Green graduated from Kenyon College with a B.A. in Political Science and high honors in Political Cognition. He worked as a field organizer for Congressman Tom Perriello in 2010 and a Regional Field Director for President Obama's re-election campaign in 2012. Jon writes on a number of topics, but pays especially close attention to elections, religion and political cognition. Follow him on Twitter at @_Jon_Green, and on Google+. .

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, via Michigan Municipal League / Flickr

Even Michigan Republicans think its state government is too anti-gay

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When majorities of Republican voters tell you to stop, it’s time to stop.
KKK rally, via Wikimedia Commons

KKK plans rally for Confederate flag in South Park redux

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If the KKK ever watched South Park, they’d know better than to rally for the flag.
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Mormon Church: Not so fast, gays. We still stand for “traditional” marriage

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The Mormon definition of marriage remains one man and one woman…unless God says otherwise.
The Bush Family, via Wikimedia Commons

Jeb Bush’s tax returns tell a story he wants us to forget about early

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Jeb Bush’s tax returns tell a predictable, damaging story, which is why he released them now.
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Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore’s lawyer: “Public officials are ministers of God”

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Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore isn’t one for man’s law, which is odd given that man’s law is┬áliterally his job. No, as we learned┬áback in February, when he tried ...
terrorists at the table

We absolutely do negotiate with terrorists, which is good because we have to

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Jonathan Powell, former chief of staff to British Prime Minister Tony Blair, on why we have to talk to terrorists.
Voter registration drive, via Stephen Orsillo / Shutterstock

Supreme Court bars states from requiring proof of citizenship for voter registration

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Voters already have to swear, on penalty of perjury, that they are citizens when registering.
Illinois' 4th Congressional District, via Wikimedia Commons

Supreme Court upholds independent redistricting commission

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A big win for those who think that voters should choose their representatives, not the other way around.
Election Day, via Wikimedia Commons

New bill would require employers to grant paid leave in order to vote

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Voting rights are becoming a larger plank on the Democratic Party’s platform.
Ted Cruz at a treason rally, via Creative Commons

“Constitutional” conservatives are having second thoughts about Article 3 of the Constitution

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We don’t think that word means what they think it means.
ENDA protest, via Matt Baume / Flickr

We won on marriage. Hiring and housing discrimination are next.

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The arguments against employment and housing discrimination are essentially the same.
Istanbul Pride in 2012, via Wikimedia Commons

Turkish police break up Istanbul pride parade with water cannons and rubber bullets

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Istanbul Pride is of the largest gay pride events in the Muslim world.
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BREAKING: Supreme Court makes marriage equality law of the land in 5-4 decision

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Marriage equality is the law of the land.
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