Editorial: Discrimination on Trial, but Not on TV

The New York Times
January 14, 2010

The Prop 8 trial that started on Monday in San Francisco could have been a moment for the entire nation to witness a calm, deliberative debate on the freedom to marry in the era of instant communications. Instead, the United States Supreme Court made it a sad example of the quashing of public discourse by blocking the televising of the nonjury trial. [Link]