On Monday, Oct. 27, Donald Trump swore in his third Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett under the cloak of night. And like many things that necessitate darkness, it was a sordid affair that will leave a lasting stain.
As I write this, it is Election Day in America. Millions and millions of people have already voted, and today people are in lines at polls across the country, risking contracting the novel coronavirus in order to cast their votes in person.
Remember after the 2016 presidential election when Trump supporters reached out to Clinton supporters in an effort to understand and sympathize with our pain and fear?
In 2015 the Supreme Court's Obergefell v. Hodges decision changed my life. That decision meant that Michigan had to recognize my legal marriage to my wife and that as her spouse, I could be covered under her health insurance.