Gay and lesbian dignity and equality in the United States continues its historic progress. This is in The Wall Street Journal today:
The Constitution prohibits excluding someone from a jury based on sexual orientation, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, the latest in a string of decisions granting gays and lesbians more legal protections. […]
“Strikes exercised on the basis of sexual orientation continue [a] deplorable tradition of treating gays and lesbians as undeserving of participation in our most cherished rites and rituals,” wrote Judge Stephen Reinhardt for the unanimous panel in the ruling Tuesday.