The Briefing 11-20-13

1. Cheney family dispute over same-sex marriage spills over into the public sphere

Dispute Over Marriage Erupts in Cheney Family, New York Times (Jonathan Martin)

2. Pastor found guilty within United Methodist Church for officiating gay son’s wedding 

Methodist pastor found guilty at church trial for officiating gay son’s wedding, Washington Post (Michelle Boorstein)

3. “Scope, callousness and depravity of crimes almost unfathomable” Whitey Bulger sentenced

Crime Boss Bulger Gets 2 Life Terms and Is Assailed by Judge for His ‘Depravity’, New York Times (Katherine Q. Seelye)