Rev’s Early Reads: February 9

Alabama Chief Justice invokes states’ rights in order to state officials to disobey federal ruling on gay marriage.

Pres. Obama talks inequality, race, political polarization in interview with Vox. (Video)

Lawsuit filed against Ferguson, MO alleges it’s created unconstitutional modern-day debtors’ prisons.

On income inequality, Sen. Ted Cruz (!) says the Obama economy is only benefitting the top 1% (!!).

NRA board member defends corporal punishment: it may keep me from having to put a bullet in him later.”

Legendary coach Dean Smith, who helped integrate Chapel Hill & spoke out against the death penalty, has died.

Kanye West on Beck winning Album of the Year: “He should have given his award to Beyonce.”

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Rev's Early Reads: February 9