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Discrimination

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  • When not providing service isn't discrimination

    When not providing service isn't discrimination
    Clocking in at fewer than 30 words, the letter from Chris Norby of Fullerton was the shortest in Thursday's paper — and it was also the most talked-about among our readers. Reacting to Indiana's religious freedom law, Norby asked a simple question...
  • After legislative victories, groups aim to further expand gay rights at state level

    After legislative victories, groups aim to further expand gay rights at state level
    Gay rights advocates are hoping to parlay the momentum from their legislative victories in Indiana and Arkansas this week into further expanding legal protections for gays and lesbians in those states and others. Facing widespread pressure, including...
  • After Gray's death, how can I help?

    After Gray's death, how can I help?
    Recent events involving the death of Freddie Gray have demonstrated once again that this country has much progress still to make in upholding the rights of all its citizens, black and white and everything else along the spectrum of color. I have to...
  • A "rough ride" for Baltimore

    Some people protest police brutality in ways that only remind us of why we need police. That's how I feel about the Baltimore rioters who some news reports described as "protestors." The label falsely flatters the thugs and hooligans who set fires and...
  • Sanctions movement against Israel violates international law

    Sanctions movement against Israel violates international law
    Commentator Yousef Munayyer does a grave disservice to Israelis and Palestinians alike by depicting the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement as an effort to force Israeli compliance with international human rights laws ("Cardin, don't tie U.S. hands for...
  • Audit says universities need to better track crime, sex bias

    Audit says universities need to better track crime, sex bias
    HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania's system of 14 state-owned universities should do a better job of tracking crimes and sex discrimination, state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said Monday as he released a performance audit of the agency. In a...
  • Malloy Lifts Ban On State-Funded Travel To Indiana

    Malloy Lifts Ban On State-Funded Travel To Indiana
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Saturday that he was lifting the ban on state-funded travel between Connecticut and Indiana. The announcement comes after Indiana's passage of an amended Religious Freedom Recognition Act last week. The adjusted...
  • Tenacious Eustis civil rights leader dead at 88

    During the mid-1980s, T.H. Poole Sr. would walk into a city commission meeting — pick any city in Lake County — and the racial tension would ratchet up about a dozen notches. Here it comes. Trouble. Glances were exchanged. Elected types...
  • Business leaders rally for health-care action

    Business leaders rally for health-care action
    Orlando's business community gathered Friday to send a message to state legislators: support Medicaid expansion in Florida, paid for by federal dollars. The event was half rally, half panel discussion, organized by the Central Florida Partnership. It...
  • Gary wants repeal of controversial new law

     Gary wants repeal of controversial new law
    Indiana state officials may have amended the Religious Freedom Restoration Act to where they say it does not discriminate against gay people, but city officials said they are not convinced. The Common Council has approved a resolution that asks Gov. Mike...
  • Soccer stadium, Interstate 4 and prejudice: Letters

    Soccer stadium, Interstate 4 and prejudice: Letters
    Rethink soccer stadium I'm a huge Orlando City Lions soccer fan. I've been a season-ticket holder for three years. I'm also a practical libertarian. This puts me at odds. Yes, I want to go to soccer games, but I don't want those games to be in a state-...