I have finally begun the remorseful and inevitable stage of my life when I look back on my childhood and wish that I had learned from movies like “13 Going on 30” and “Big” instead of wishing that I could be an adult.
Earlier this month, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit made the decision to uphold gay marriage within its jurisdiction, which includes Kentucky. This decision went against the trend of about two dozen court decisions in favor of marriage equality since the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act.
As we celebrated Veterans Day this week, we also celebrated the fact that we live in a country where the First Amendment in our Constitution guarantees us the right to say whatever we want to say. While this tenet of our grand rulebook protects us from government restrictions of free speech, we all know that it unfortunately does not give us the same protection from the wrath of the media.