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Discrimination

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  • Mormon leaders call for measures protecting gay rights

    Mormon church leaders are making a national appeal for a "balanced approach" in the clash between gay rights and religious freedom. The church is promising to support some housing and job protections for gays and lesbians in exchange for legal...
  • Job discrimination all-too common

    Job discrimination all-too common
    I find the most blatant and most common form of discrimination for job candidates is age discrimination. Although not easily proven it happens all the time. Another form of discrimination involves employers who either ask for candidates to be bilingual,...
  • California judges barred from Boy Scouts over anti-gay discrimination

    California judges barred from Boy Scouts over anti-gay discrimination
    California judges will no longer be allowed to participate in the Boy Scouts organization after the state Supreme Court voted this week to eliminate an exception to a rule that bars jurists from being a part of discriminatory organizations. The Boy...
  • Local civil rights advocates worry about housing case

    Local civil rights advocates worry about housing case
    Lawyers who launched a fair-lending case in Baltimore against Wells Fargo that ended with a $175 million settlement three years ago had an effective weapon: a federal legal standard recognizing discrimination by effect as well as intent. Housing...
  • Lawsuit alleges racial, sexual discrimination at 3 McDonald's in Virginia

    Lawsuit alleges racial, sexual discrimination at 3 McDonald's in Virginia
    Ten former McDonald's workers are suing the company and one of its franchisees, alleging racial and sexual discrimination and harassment in a suit that links the restaurant giant to employee issues at three franchised restaurants in Virginia. The...
  • Wasserman Schultz slams Marco Rubio, says Republicans afraid to stand up to bigots in their own party

    Wasserman Schultz slams Marco Rubio, says Republicans afraid to stand up to bigots in their own party
    Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Friday that U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, a possible presidential candidate, too often chooses political expedience and doesn't fight for the middle class. The Weston congresswoman and chairwoman of the Democratic National...
  • Discrimination is discrimination even if it's not intentional

    In an ideal America, it might be appropriate for the law to concern itself only with racial discrimination that is overt, conscious and deliberate. In the real America of entrenched racial inequality, Congress and the courts rightly have recognized that...
  • Elizabeth Warren: Supreme Court decision could put fair housing at risk

    The Supreme Court appears poised to continue its systematic assault on our core civil rights laws. After gutting the Voting Rights Act just two years ago, the court set its sights on our country's fair housing laws when it heard oral arguments Wednesday...
  • Hopkins Applied Physics Lab to pay ex-employees $360,000 in discrimination settlement

    Hopkins Applied Physics Lab to pay ex-employees $360,000 in discrimination settlement
    Two former Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory employees will receive nearly $360,000 in back pay and damages in a settlement over allegations of discrimination, though lab officials said they disagree with findings of a federal inquiry into the...
  • Looking Out: LGBT groups criticize Hogan for pulling back Medicaid regulation banning discrimination

    Looking Out: LGBT groups criticize Hogan for pulling back Medicaid regulation banning discrimination
    Gov. Larry Hogan may have sent a message of “tolerance and mutual respect” during his inauguration on Wednesday, but advocates for the state's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community say his early actions in office have signaled...
  • Scalia could be surprise vote in Supreme Court housing case

    The Obama administration may need the vote of a frequent conservative antagonist on the Supreme Court to preserve a decades-old strategy for fighting housing discrimination. Justice Antonin Scalia on Wednesday appeared at times to side with the...