Mark Joseph Stern
Mark Joseph Stern Mark Joseph Stern

Mark Joseph Stern is a writer for Slate. He covers science, the law, and LGBTQ issues.

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March 27 2015 12:20 PMGeorgia Legislators Admit It: “Religious Liberty” Bill Is About Anti-Gay Discrimination
Outward
March 26 2015 1:03 PMDevout Christians Protest Indiana’s New Anti-Gay Law. We Need More Of This. 
The Slatest
March 23 2015 9:00 PMNo, Justice Kennedy Did Not Just Suggest He'll Rule Against Obamacare
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March 23 2015 10:39 AMOne Californian’s Response to That “Kill the Gays” Measure: The Intolerant Jackass Act
Future Tense
March 20 2015 11:26 AMYes, Google Manipulated Its Search Results. It’s Probably Allowed To.
The Slatest
March 19 2015 6:30 PMObama's Congratulatory Call to Netanyahu Sounds More Like a Stern Warning
The Slatest
March 19 2015 2:57 PMNew Hampshire Legislators Destroy Fourth Graders’ Bill, Dreams In Front of Them
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March 17 2015 3:05 PMWho Should Argue Gay Marriage at SCOTUS? There’s One Obvious Choice.  
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March 13 2015 11:54 AMOklahoma Lawmaker Wants Anti-Gay Businesses to Post “No Gays Allowed” Signs. Excellent!
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March 6 2015 12:46 PMA Ton of Republicans Just Asked the Supreme Court to Rule for Marriage Equality
Future Tense
March 6 2015 11:25 AMThe Cops Can Pretty Much Always Search Your Smartphone in Canada
The Slatest
March 4 2015 4:27 PMSenate Fails to Override Obama’s Keystone Veto
The Slatest
March 4 2015 12:32 PMKing v. Burwell First Reaction: Obamacare Dangles by a Single Vote, Again
The Slatest
March 3 2015 4:21 PMTexas Legislator Fights to Legalize Marijuana, “Something That God Made Good”
The Slatest
March 3 2015 2:55 PMProsecutors to Seek the Death Penalty for Chapel Hill Killer
Jurisprudence
March 27 2015 11:11 AMScalia Fan FictionThe lovable grouch is a lie.
The Slatest
March 25 2015 12:29 PMArizona Legislature Passes Bill to Keep Cops’ Names Secret After They Shoot Civilians
Supreme Court Dispatches
March 23 2015 5:24 PMLost CauseDo devotees of the Confederacy have a First Amendment right to put the rebel battle flag on their license plates?
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March 20 2015 12:20 PMCalifornia’s “Kill the Gays” Proposal Can’t Be Stopped 
The Slatest
March 19 2015 7:02 PMMutiny on the Bounty Descendants Are About to Lose Control of Their Island
The Slatest
March 19 2015 5:54 PMBody of Missing African American Man Found Hanging From Tree in Mississippi
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March 19 2015 11:00 AMA SCOTUS Ruling for Marriage Equality Could Leave Out These 4 Million Americans 
Science
March 17 2015 6:00 AMSlate Voice: “Plush Life”Listen to Mark Joseph Stern reads his study of why people lost their minds over Beanie Babies. 
Slate Plus
March 10 2015 6:05 PMSlate’s Outward Blog Talks to Lea DeLariaA podcast recap of our Feb. 3 live show in NYC.
Future Tense
March 6 2015 12:45 PMFrance Wants to Punish Facebook for Censoring a Painting of a Vagina. Terrible Idea.
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March 5 2015 2:50 PMFlorida Bill That Would Imprison Trans People for Using Public Bathrooms Passes Major Hurdle
Jurisprudence
March 4 2015 2:00 PMWhy the Feds Can’t Charge Darren WilsonThey should, but the Supreme Court gutted the civil rights law he violated when he killed Michael Brown.
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March 4 2015 8:57 AMAlabama Supreme Court Throws Tantrum, Defies Federal Judge, Halts Gay Marriages
The Slatest
March 3 2015 3:20 PMJustice Department: Ferguson Police Biased Against Blacks, Scornful of Constitutional Rights
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March 3 2015 2:17 PMNebraska to Lesbian: We Don’t Care if You Die Before You Can Get Married

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