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On this week's narrowly confirmed weekly Independent comics page: Jen Sorenson looks at the Supreme Court silver lining; The K Chronicles updates us on the chickens; This Modern World brings us a tale from Donald J. Trump, detective-in-chief; Red Meat lets the kids make costumes; and Apoca Clips pays tribute to the great Banksy.

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On this week's lying-to-Congress weekly Independent comics page: The Supreme Court confirmation hearings are on everyone's minds as Apoca Clips checks in with Brett Kavanaugh's new endorsement deal; Red Meat deals with some construction; Jen Sorenson ponders Kavanaugh's version of high school slang; The K Chronicles examines the range of while male privilege; and This Modern World honors the weirdness of the shifting Republican narrative regarding Kavanaugh.

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On this week's laughed-at-by-the-United Nations weekly Independent comics page: Jen Sorenson preps the women who are now coming forward; (Th)INK examines Brett Kavanaugh's character; This Modern World ponders the ever-shifting excuses regarding Brett Kavanaugh; Red Meat enjoys Milkman Dan's delicious barbecue; and Apoca Clips gives Bill Cosby a pre-sentencing shave.

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On this week's hurricane-fearing weekly Independent comics page: This Modern World watches as Brett Kavanaugh refuses to answer questions; Jen Sorenson has Kavanaugh get possessed by the Spirit of Honesty; (th)ink honors the greatness of the film Sorry to Bother You; Apoca Clips lights some shoes on fire; and Red Meat watches as Karen seeks legal help from Milkman Dan.

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On this week's treason-fearing weekly Independent comics page: The K Chronicles offers a tip o' the hat to the protesters in London; This Modern World previews the path to the Supreme Court; Jen Sorenson ponders the pros and cons of the likely new Supreme Court; Red Meat judges a posedown; and Apoca Clips listens in as Trumpy and Putin get ready to play.

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On this week's yuuuuge Independent comics page: Jen Sorenson examines what happens when Barack Obama nominates a fern to the U.S. Supreme Court; The K Chronicles bemoans those who bemoan the success of certain performers; This Modern World offers more notes regarding the never-ending slog to Election Day; and Red Meat learns a valuable Easter lesson.

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On this week's therapeutic Independent comics page: The K Chronicles is dedicated to that one black kid; This Modern World looks at what happened when conservatives awoke to a world gone mad; Jen Sorenson examines changing views; and Red Meat deals with some mommy issues.

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Everybody knew the U.S. Supreme Court would be ruling on the gay-marriage question sometime in late June.

However, nobody was sure what the decision would be—and nobody was sure when it would be announced.

Of course, now we all know: On Friday, June 26, in a narrow 5-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled it was unconstitutional for states to prohibit same-sex couples from marrying. The ruling means that, effectively, same-sex marriage is now legal in 50 states.

How fitting it was that the ruling was announced on June 26—the same day that the U.S. Supreme Court, in 2013, struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, and legalized (for the second time) same-sex marriage in California by effectively throwing out Proposition 8. It's also the same day that in 2003, the Supreme Court ruled that sodomy laws were unconstitutional. 

On Friday night, hundreds of people showed up at Francis Stevens Park in downtown Palm Springs for a rally that had been planned for weeks—albeit with the date TBA—by the LGBT Center of the Desert. Below is a gallery of photos from the momentous celebration.

Photos by Tommy Hamilton/Tommy Locust photography.

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On this week's cosmic Independent comics page: Jen Sorenson offers a First Amendment/U.S. courts quiz; This Modern World debates the Israel/Palestine conflict; The K Chronicles gets into a cartoon-character scuffle in NYC; and Red Meat enjoys the meteor shower.

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On this week's thoughtful Independent comics page: The K Chronicles exposes the Supreme Court centipede; Jen Sorenson fears super-weeds and super-herbicides; and Red Meat ponders the final week of life.

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