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  • Lawmakers urge S.F. archbishop to withdraw teacher morality clauses

    Lawmakers urge S.F. archbishop to withdraw teacher morality clauses
    Eight state lawmakers on Tuesday urged San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone to withdraw the "morality clauses" he unveiled this month in a handbook for high school teachers, and to reverse his intention to redefine teachers as "ministers" in...
  • Can landlord charge different rents for lease vs. monthly tenants?

    Can landlord charge different rents for lease vs. monthly tenants?
    Question: In the past, I have routinely renewed my one-year lease with no hassles. This year, however, I told my landlord that my company might be transferring me as part of a reorganization. Because of this uncertainty, I asked my community manager if...
  • Kutztown University settles former professor's sex-discrimination claim

    Kutztown University settles former professor's sex-discrimination claim
    A former Kutztown University professor has settled claims that he was fired from a tenure-track position because he is a man. Under terms of the settlement, finalized last month and obtained by The Morning Call under the Pennsylvania Right-to-Know Law,...
  • Letter: Bill to allow discrimination based on religious beliefs misguided

    I see some Christians want a law in Indiana where businesses can apply "deeply held religious beliefs" as a pretext to refuse to serve selected persons. Perhaps they have confused their understanding of Christian behavior with what is accepted behavior in...
  • In Theory: Should religious institutions that receive public money have hiring practices open to all?

    State lawmakers in Indiana are considering a bill that would allow religious institutions that receive government contracts to make hiring decisions based on religion, according to the Indianapolis Star. The bill would allow religious-affiliated...
  • Sally Luther: Trailblazer fought discrimination, inspired many

    Sally Luther: Trailblazer fought discrimination, inspired many
    Her last elected office was secretary on the board of Villa Dora Condominiums in Mount Dora, a position she held until her death from leukemia on Feb. 3 at the age of 96. But back in 1951, 33-year-old Sally Luther was the only woman in the Minnesota...
  • If Kansas can pull LGBT protections, can I eat a bald eagle?

     If Kansas can pull LGBT protections, can I eat a bald eagle?
    Secondhand bong smoke from neighboring Colorado seems to be causing the governor of Kansas to behave erratically. How else to explain Gov. Sam Brownback's recent decision to issue an executive order removing protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and...
  • Indiana Statehouse bills keep the faith

    Indiana Statehouse bills keep the faith
    Critics say the religious freedom bills wending their way through the General Assembly won't have a prayer in the courts. But supporters on the social conservative side of the aisle turn the other cheek to doubters. And a group of legal scholars is on...
  • Flailing Kansas Gov. Brownback Turns To Homophobia

    Flailing Kansas Gov. Brownback Turns To Homophobia
    By now, you might have heard about the latest political firestorm out of Kansas. Gov. Sam Brownback, a conservative Republican, issued an executive order rescinding protections for state workers who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. Brownback...
  • Race discrimination lawsuit involving Reno company settled

    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says it has settled a race discrimination lawsuit filed against a Reno-based company. The EEOC says it resolved the suit against Wedco Inc. for $51,000, and the company has reaffirmed its commitment to...
  • Arkansas House supports religion, anti-discrimination bills

    Arkansas is set to become only the second state to ban cities and counties from locally expanding anti-discrimination laws under a bill approved by lawmakers on Friday. Opponents say the bill sanctions discrimination against gays and lesbians because...