1 COURT RULES TODAY This morning, the Saskatchewan Court Of Appeal will rule on whether marriage commissioners can recuse themselves from marrying same-sex couples on religious grounds. They better get this one right. Will public servants get handed a “my religion sez I don’t have to do that thing I think is icky” pass?
2 WE NEED INFORMATION Canada’s freedom of information access system kind of sucks, apparently.
3 GLOBAL WARMING: NEW STUDY SAYS IT JUST KEEPS LOOKING WORSE The must-read story is here.
4 THE GUY ACCUSED OF SHOOTING GABRIELLE GIFFORDS MIGHT BE UNWELL The New York Times has a fairly in-depth profile of the suspect and it’s not pretty (though it is fascinating). And the NYT’s Paul Krugman says the suspect might be nuts but that doesn’t excuse the climate of conservative hate rhetoric.
6 POWER AND PRIVILEGE Apparently if the Kennedy family doesn’t like the way their public-figure members are portrayed in a TV series they can lobby their friends in high places and get the show pulled off a network. Hm hmm.