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  • Why ethnic studies programs are good for California, and America

    Why ethnic studies programs are good for California, and America
    On Nov. 6, 1968, the Black Student Union and a coalition of student groups at San Francisco State University known as the Third World Liberation Front began what would become the longest student strike in U.S. history. They wanted the university to institute an ethnic studies program.
  • Abortion restrictions take effect in Arizona after judge's ruling

    Abortion restrictions take effect in Arizona after judge's ruling
    Restrictions on some types of abortions in Arizona went into effect Tuesday morning after a federal judge upheld state changes limiting a woman's access to an abortion-inducing drug.  U.S. District Judge David Bury issued an order Monday afternoon...

    Hobby Lobby case: Defenders of religious freedom should be careful what they pray for

     Hobby Lobby case: Defenders of religious freedom should be careful what they pray for
    On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will consider a proposition that will strike many Americans as bizarre: that large, for-profit businesses can refuse on religious grounds to comply with a federal mandate that they include contraception in their employee...

    Is it the 1950s? Arizona's Legislature wants to legalize prejudice

    Is it the 1950s? Arizona's Legislature wants to legalize prejudice
    Reading the latest news out of Arizona on gay rights brings an image to mind: Jim Crow. The Arizona Legislature on Thursday approved a law that would allow a business owner to refuse service to a gay customer if doing so would violate the practice of...

    Gay rights activists in uproar over Arizona 'religious freedom' bill

    Gay rights activists in uproar over Arizona 'religious freedom' bill
    TUCSON -- Say a gay couple in Phoenix walks into a bakery to order their wedding cake. The baker refuses to take their order because of his deeply held religious beliefs. Under a measure that passed the Arizona Legislature this week, the baker would...