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  • Answers to common questions about religious objections bills

    Arkansas and Indiana leaders have agreed to modify new state laws that were billed as protecting religious freedom but drew criticism from across the country as opening the door to anti-gay discrimination. The Republican governors of both states signed...
  • Clive Crook: Misguided law sparks a dishonest debate

    The back-and-forth over Indiana's supposedly anti-gay Religious Freedom Restoration Act has all the hallmarks of contemporary American politics. Rather than trying to narrow the areas of disagreement, widen them. Take for granted your opponent's bad...
  • California Endowment weighed in on Indiana--but what about other charities?

    California Endowment weighed in on Indiana--but what about other charities?
    In the uproar over Indiana's "religious freedom" law and its potential to foster discrimination against LGBT individuals, one set of voices has been curiously muted: philanthropies that do business in the state or invest in Indiana companies. Until...
  • Media find sexism in the Ellen Pao case where the jury couldn't

    Media find sexism in the Ellen Pao case where the jury couldn't
    From the progressive media's reaction to Ellen Pao's "landmark" $16-million gender-bias lawsuit against her former employer, Silicon Valley venture capitalists Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, you’d think that Pao had won — instead of...
  • Indiana, Arkansas try to stem religious objections uproar

    Two states roiled by criticism over new religious objections laws are looking to move forward after taking different approaches to changing the legislation to ease concerns about discrimination. The governors of Indiana and Arkansas signed bills Thursday...
  • Hogan education tax credit invites state support of discrimination

    Hogan education tax credit invites state support of discrimination
    The Baltimore Sun's recent editorial ("School aid win-win," March 30) on Gov. Larry Hogan's tax credit education bill fails to address key reasons why the Maryland legislature has rejected the legislation in various forms since 2006. The program —...
  • NCAA to examine events in other states after law dispute

    NCAA President Mark Emmert made it clear the association wouldn't tolerate discrimination and was willing to take its business out of Indiana if the state's religious objections law wasn't fixed to his satisfaction. Whether he and the NCAA's leaders...
  • Discrimination is a disturbing trend

    While the law in Indiana was alarming enough in itself, it also denotes a trend among conservative legislatures and governors, namely to use religion to obviate anti-discrimination efforts they oppose. We see that the state of Indiana was saying, in...
  • Where does discrimination end?

    Liberals had a field day with Indiana’s religious law, but I wonder where they would draw the line as to someone’s right to refuse to provide a service or product to someone who has no regard for their religious beliefs. For instance, if a...
  • Former Baltimore Hooters waitress awarded $250,000 in racial discrimination case; restaurant chain protests

    Former Baltimore Hooters waitress awarded $250,000 in racial discrimination case; restaurant chain protests
    An arbitrator awarded more than $250,000 to a former Baltimore "Hooters Girl" this week, finding that her firing constituted racial discrimination -- an allegation the restaurant chain vigorously denies. Farryn Johnson says that managers at the...
  • Gary principal sues, says male counterpart earned more

    Gary principal sues, says male counterpart earned more
    HAMMOND — A Gary Community School Corp. principal filed a federal lawsuit Thursday, accusing the district of sexual discrimination because she was paid less than a male counterpart. Gloria D. Terry said her salary as principal at Brunswick...