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Maybe it really is as simple as it sounds. That for the NHL and its players, establishing a partnership with the You Can Play project — which fights homophobia and advocates for the inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual athletes in...
Nobel Prize winner Gary Becker could never win an election in this town. In a 30-minute speech Thursday to The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, the 82-year-old University of Chicago economist proposed that keeping "the American dream alive" would...
The Hartford CourantJuma Jones, who was dismissed from his job as a town police officer, has filed a racial discrimination complaint with the state Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities charging that he was punished more severely than white department employees who...
Tags: East Hartford, Politics, Racism, Computer Crime, Human Rights
A jury has awarded $240 million to 32 mentally disabled former workers at a turkey processing plant in Iowa, in what officials on Wednesday said was the largest such judgment in a federal abuse and discrimination case. After a week-long trial, the...
In 1999, President Bill Clinton set out to right a wrong: the government's widespread discrimination against black farmers, particularly in the South. The victims had applied for farming loans but, owing to bias on the part of federal loan officers, had...
Reuters(Corrects paragraph 7 to remove reference to the shareholder's being in Ogletree's Kansas City office.) By Casey Sullivan (Reuters) - Partners who defect from one law firm to another usually keep any hard feelings about their former firm to themselves....
Why does the bigotry of Bill O'Reilly deserve the exposure of a regular column in your paper? The defense of Catholicism has a new leader in Pope Francis I, who has more than enough to cope with within the Curia. O'Reilly writes, "The prince of peace...
Hilary Koprowski, a Polish-born researcher who developed the first successful oral vaccine for polio, has died. He was 96. Koprowski died of pneumonia April 11 at his Philadelphia home, said his son, Dr. Christopher Koprowski, a radiation oncologist....
The Honolulu Star-AdvertiserAs a younger member of the Hawaii Supreme Court at age 46, Steven Levinson wrote the landmark opinion issued nearly 20 years ago that launched the debate over same-sex marriage that still reverberates today across the country and in the nation's highest...
Tags: Government, Lawyers, Social Issues, Trials, Minority Groups
On Friday, March 8, 2013, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a new rule to bring the mandatory Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) regulations into compliance with the July 2012 decision of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate...
National political leaders, gay rights groups and entertainment icons on Monday spoke in support of Jason Collins, the first active professional athlete to come out as gay. The 34-year-old Los Angeles native, who helped lead Harvard-Westlake School to...
Daily Camera, Boulder, Colo.On Thursday, Boulder's Rep. Jared Polis, a Democrat, and Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley from Oregon introduced a bill that would bar discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. With states legalizing gay marriage, and others crafting...
Apr 12, 2013 |Column| Los Angeles Times
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