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Discrimination

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  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz: World must speak out as anti-Semitism rises again

    From cafes in Belgium to streets in Paris to right here in South Florida, we have witnessed an alarming increase of horrific acts of anti-Semitism.     This unabashed hatred of the Jewish people is manifesting itself in terrifying ways. Chants of...
  • Crist pledges to make first day as governor an active one

    If elected, my first day as governor will be a day of action when we take Florida out of the shadows, restore good government, ensure that every Floridian has a fair shot at success, and start building an economy on the foundation of our own homegrown...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • For rights group, gay marriage only the beginning

    For rights group, gay marriage only the beginning
    They've won the first two battles to make gay marriage legal in Florida. Now the state's largest LGBT civil rights organization has its next target in sight — a bill banning workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation. "Being able to get...
  • Plaintiffs want to expand lawsuit against Disney for how it treats guests with autism

    Plaintiffs want to expand lawsuit against Disney for how it treats guests with autism
    Plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Walt Disney Parks and Resorts want to expand their legal dispute against the entertainment giant over the way it treats its guests with autism. According to a report filed late Wednesday night at Deadline.com, the...
  • Give voters straight talk on gay marriage

    Give voters straight talk on gay marriage
    Is it really that difficult for elected officials at the highest level to give a straight answer? In Florida, apparently so. Granted, same-sex marriage is controversial. But it would be nice if we could get simple straight talk from our highest...
  • Chuck Lehmann: Gay marriage will hurt society

    For thousands of years, most all traditions around the world have recognized marriage as between a man and a woman. Only in the last 10 years or so, has there been a major effort to change our marriage laws to include same-sex marriage, mainly endorsed,...
  • Alcee L. Hastings: Reflecting on Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Half a century ago, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 brought an end to the era of Jim Crow by prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin. One year later, the landmark legislation was strengthened and expanded...
  • IOC making future hosts sign non-discrimination clause

    IOC making future hosts sign non-discrimination clause
    Thomas Bach has been president of the International Olympic Committee barely a year, but he is beginning to turn the hidebound organization inside out. The latest move is philosophically the most significant so far, as long as the IOC backs its words...
  • 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...