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  • Private schools can't discriminate

    Private schools can't discriminate
    I support Gov. Larry Hogan's Education Tax Credit proposal and reject the claim by the ACLU's Sara Love that all non-public schools discriminate ("Keep public funds out of private schools," April 8). All non-public schools that receive federal funds are...
  • Donald P. Russo: Age discrimination victims often overlooked

    Donald P. Russo: Age discrimination victims often overlooked
    In 2008, the American people elected Barack Obama as president, amid high hopes and cheerful expectations that our country had finally gotten past the racial divisions that have haunted us for most of the nation's history. But then, we witnessed the...
  • 'Children of Giant' explores legacy of 'Giant' in Marfa, Texas

     'Children of Giant' explores legacy of 'Giant' in Marfa, Texas
    Hollywood invaded the small West Texas town of Marfa 60 years ago this summer to make the epic "Giant," based on Edna Ferber's bestseller chronicling 25 years in the lives of a powerful rancher, his strong-willed, opinionated wife and a surly ranch hand...
  • Why Kamala Harris needed to stand up to murderous antigay initiative

    Why Kamala Harris needed to stand up to murderous antigay initiative
    California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris rightly wants to snuff out the hateful "Sodomite Suppression Act" -- which basically calls for the mass murder of all gay men and women in the state -- before it can gather enough signatures to make the ballot. In...
  • Indiana's anti-gay law deserves a foul call

    Indiana's anti-gay law deserves a foul call
      The fallout from an Indiana law that basically legalizes homophobic discrimination has reached the sports world, just as the state's capital is set to host the Final Four. After Gov. Mike Pence, R, signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act...
  • Backlash against religious freedom laws helps gay rights in Indiana, Arkansas

    Backlash against religious freedom laws helps gay rights in Indiana, Arkansas
    What began 20 years ago as a bipartisan drive to protect the rights of people to follow their faith against an overbearing government erupted this week into a divisive dispute over gay rights and religious freedom. And the fracture can be traced back to...
  • Wilco cancels Indianapolis show over Indiana's religious objection law

    Wilco cancels Indianapolis show over Indiana's religious objection law
    Chicago-based band Wilco canceled its upcoming concert in Indianapolis after Indiana enacted a controversial religious freedom law last week. The rock band posted on its Facebook and Twitter pages Monday afternoon that the Indiana Religious Freedom...
  • TV Land's new series 'Younger' examines age discrimination

    PASADENA, Calif. TV Land is getting "Younger." The cable channel is moving away from older-skewing shows like "Hot in Cleveland" and adding programs like the new offering from Darren Star. He was the man who put the sex in the city with "Sex and the...
  • Indiana governor: New law 'not about discrimination'

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence defended the new state law that's garnered widespread criticism over concerns it could foster discrimination against gays and lesbians and said Sunday it wasn't a mistake to have enacted it. Pence appeared on ABC's "This Week with...
  • Indiana Democrats seek repeal of religious objections law

    Democratic legislators say a full repeal of Indiana's new law on religious objections is the only way to stem the widespread criticism rolling over the state. House Minority Leader Scott Pelath (PEE'-lath) said Monday that step is the only thing that...
  • Lake County officials call for repeal of 'fixed' law

    Lake County officials call for repeal of 'fixed' law
    Lake County Council members called for the repeal of Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act despite the clarifications approved by the state legislature last week. The measure passed 4-2 along party lines Thursday in a special meeting. Councilmen...