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Since 2010, Republicans in more than a dozen states, including Texas, have enacted laws either making voting harder, especially for minorities, or locking in GOP election gains with gerrymandered congressional and legislative redistricting. That makes...
Tags: Trials, Lawyers, U.S. Congress, Republican Party, Tom Coburn
Change of SubjectFrom Sunday's print column, which features another collection of dispatches from Somebody Nobody Asked™, America's pre-eminent unsolicited advice columnist Dear Boy Scouts of America: All signs suggest that your national board will lift the long-...
Just as they did when Thomas E. Perez was nominated to head the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, Republicans are seeking to hold up his confirmation to head the U.S. Department of Labor, using any excuse they can think up, no matter how flimsy....
Staff WriterThe U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is investigating a sexual discrimination claim filed by a former office manager at the Conemaugh Township Municipal Authority. Shelli Lysic, who began working for the authority in December 2010, claims...
Daily American Staff Writer"It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife." This is the opening sentence of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice," one of the most famous opening lines of any novel written. "Pride...
Tags: Meg Ryan, Tom Hanks, Jane Austen, Arts and Culture
Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelTwo Orange County School Board members who voted to extend nondiscrimination protections to gay, lesbian and transgender students and staff have been facing criticism from an unexpected quarter — LGBT advocates and supporters. Although two board...
Thursday marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Baltimore-born Thurgood Marshall, the civil rights lawyer and first black Supreme Court justice who was instrumental in ending Jim Crow segregation. His representation of schoolgirl Linda Brown...
Sometimes U.S. Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas and Antonin Scalia remind me of Statler and Waldorf, the grumpy old cranks in the balcony of "The Muppet Show" — except that in the courtroom Thomas usually lets his fellow conservative do all...
L.A. NOWEven if discrimination plays a role in a worker’s firing, an employer is not liable for damages if the employee would have been fired anyway because of poor performance, the California Supreme Court decided Thursday. In a widely watched case,......
Channel Guide Magazine“NFL Characters Unite” on USA Network Friday, Feb. 8, includes NFL stars Larry Fitzgerald, Jameel McClain, Troy Polamalu and Justin Tuck discussing how they overcame prejudice, bullying and discrimination. The second annual NFL Characters...
You probably won't be surprised to learn that some readers disagreed with my recent column about the Boy Scouts of America. I suggested that the Scouts are on the wrong side of history as they cling to their traditional position that gay people aren't...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — State Rep. Joe Saunders, D-Orlando, and Rep. Holly Raschein, R-Key Largo, filed legislation Friday that would update non-discrimination work laws to protect to include protections for sexual orientation and gender identity. “This...
Feb 22, 2013 |Story| Aberdeen News
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Mar 3, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
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Feb 15, 2013 |Column| Allentown Morning Call
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