When the Supreme Court declared same-sex marriage legal in June, there were celebrations across the country. But the new law also came with resistance, something that was brought into the spotlight this week when Kim Davis, a county clerk in Kentucky, took a public stand against the law. Davis stopped issuing all marriage licenses in the days after the landmark decision. On Thursday, a federal judge in Ashland, Kentucky found her in contempt of court and sent her to jail until she agrees to comply with his order to issue marriage licenses. Sam Marcosson, a professor at the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, looks at the fight in Kentucky.
In 2015 alone, some 2,373 migrants have died attempting to reach Europe. Given the scale of the crisis, should the United States be doing more to help? David Miliband, a former U.K. foreign secretary, discusses America's role.
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During the 17th and 18th centuries, Rhode Island merchants may have controlled as much as 90 percent of the American Slave trade. Here, The Takeaway looks at a Rhode Island church that is trying to come to grips with America’s dark past.
The Takeaway looks at tech compatibility, why crime is up across the United States, and Pope Francis in the 2016 election.