A federal appeals court has struck down North Carolina’s new voter ID laws, passed in the wake of the Supreme Court’s gutting of the Voting Rights Act, saying that the laws “target[ed] African Americans with almost surgical precision.”
The massive rise in discrimination lawsuits involving family responsibilities like child care, elder care, and maternity and paternity leave has been called “the biggest challenge employers never (saw) coming.” More fathers than mothers now report work/life conflict.
The law strips North Carolina workers of the ability to sue under a state anti-discrimination law, a right that has been upheld in court since 1985.
Voters in Houston, the fourth most populous U.S. city, rejected a measure that have would banned discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation, protections not guaranteed under Texas law.
Past votes and positions he’s taken on key social and fiscal issues could rankle conservatives who still want to see change in their party’s leadership.
When Republican Ben Carson declared Muslims unfit to be president, he crossed a line that historians say no major White House hopeful has breached since the 1940s — openly expressing prejudice.
Congressional Democrats plan to put forward legislation that would outlaw LGBT discrimination not only in employment but also in education, credit, federal programs, housing, and jury service.
“Much progress remains to be made in our nation’s continuing struggle against racial isolation,” said Justice Anthony Kennedy, in the Court’s majority opinion.
The safety net has become a sieve, Caroline Fredrickson writes, in her new book ‘Under The Bus,’ about how workers’ rights continue to elude working women.
GOP House members use an arcane measure to infringe on the rights women and local governments, by ‘disapproving’ a D.C. law protecting the use of birth control in the workplace.
Less Than 100, a pop-up shop that charges woman a discount to reflect wage gaps, asks, “What are women worth? What can they afford?”
Thanks to Governor Brownback, Kansas workers can once be discriminated against due to their sexual orientation.
By Master Tesfatsion, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) MINNEAPOLIS — The Vikings and their outspoken former punter, Chris Kluwe, have settled their differences after a seven-month battle. Under the terms of the settlement, the Vikings will donate an undisclosed amount to five charities over the next five years to benefit LGBT and anti-hate groups, and will sponsor […]