This really is a must read. Turns out there’s an overlooked amendment in the immigration bill currently up for vote in the U.S. Senate that would allow the U.S. government to confiscate the Social Security taxes paid by all unauthorized workers between 2004 and 2014, even after they gain citizenship status. Read more: The small significant detail hidden in the immigration bill
Will the Supreme Court rule on gay marriage tomorrow (coinciding with the San Francisco Pride Parade coming up this weekend)? The SCOTUS blog tweeted this morning, “Tomorrow is the last #scotus day. Same-sex marriage. History.” PolicyMic thinks it might not. DOMA and Prop 8: The Supreme Court Could Punt on Gay Marriage
It went pretty unnoticed by major media outlets, but Obama gave a major speech on climate change today. Read up on some coverage and excerpts from Rachel Maddow.
Not a read, but a must look: The New York Times’ Lens blog’s pictures of the day for June 25.
Heading to Outside Lands in SF this August? I know I am. Check out the schedule for the weekend’s performances, released today.