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Discrimination

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  • End of Florida ban won't end whining

    Now that Florida is on the verge of actually doing something sensible and just, the hysterical griping will be getting louder. Much louder. It's against the Bible, we will be hearing. Sorry, I give no credence to people who use religion as an excuse to...
  • Mark Cuban: 'I'm not perfect. We all have our prejudices and bigotries'

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, in an interview focused on many societal issues, told Inc. that even he harbors "prejudices and bigotries." The interview was posted to Cuban's Twitter page, and ranges in scope from economics to the NBA's hottest...
  • Kluwe threatens to sue Vikings over harassment findings

    Kluwe threatens to sue Vikings over harassment findings
    Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe plans to sue the franchise for discrimination unless the team releases the findings of its investigation into the player's allegation that he was subjected to harassment and hostility for speaking out in favor...
  • Wasserman Schultz, Hastings mark June as lesbian, gay pride month

    Wasserman Schultz, Hastings mark June as lesbian, gay pride month
    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, and U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Miramar, are marking June as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender pride month. From Wasserman Schultz: This June, we...
  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz praises Obama order banning anti-gay discrimination by federal contractors

    Debbie Wasserman Schultz praises Obama order banning anti-gay discrimination by federal contractors
    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee said Monday she favors President Obama's order banning federal contractors from discriminating against lesbian and gay employees. Wasserman Schultz's...
  • Gloria Allred slams Donald Sterling's 'pathetic' CNN interview

    Gloria Allred slams Donald Sterling's 'pathetic' CNN interview
    Attorney Gloria Allred on Monday called Donald Sterling's mea culpa in an exclusive interview with CNN a "non-apology apology," citing a years-long string of race-related lawsuits and alleged discrimination filed against the Los Angeles Clippers owner....
  • 3 Davie firefighters file lawsuits alleging harassment, discrimination

    3 Davie firefighters file lawsuits alleging harassment, discrimination
    Three firefighters — including one whose complaints led to an investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice — have filed separate federal lawsuits against the town alleging discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Firefighter Lori Davis...
  • California franchisees accuse 7-Eleven of racial discrimination

    California franchisees accuse 7-Eleven of racial discrimination
    A new organization of California 7-Eleven franchisees is suing the convenience store chain, alleging the company violated store operators' civil rights through racial discrimination, as well as other complaints.  The Franchise Owner's Assn. of Greater...
  • Hobby Lobby's harvest: A religious exemption for LGBT discrimination?

    Events in the real world continue to mock the assertion by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito that his majority opinion in the Hobby Lobby case is a "narrow" one. Alito maintained that his June 30 decision concerned only the contraceptive mandate of the...
  • After scathing report, Social Security overhauls its equal opportunity program

    After scathing report, Social Security overhauls its equal opportunity program
    The Social Security Administration is overhauling its internal anti-discrimination program after federal auditors found that the agency failed to establish an adequate system for handling employee claims. Auditors from the federal Equal Employment...
  • Obama will sign order to protect LGBT workers

    President Obama has turned down a plea from religious groups that they be exempt from an executive order he plans to sign Monday prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against gay or transgender workers, officials said Friday. The policy...