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Discrimination

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  • Lawsuit accusing group of firing woman for pregnancy settled

    A southwest Ohio woman who said a religious-based community organization fired her after she told them she was pregnant has settled her lawsuit against the organization. The American Civil Liberties Union and its Ohio affiliate filed the lawsuit in...
  • Former CIA officer suing agency for wrongful termination

    A former CIA officer who operated under shadowy "non-official cover" status is suing the spy agency in federal court, claiming he was wrongly fired after a senior manager fabricated allegations of misconduct. The officer filed the lawsuit in U.S....
  • Bishop Peggy A. Johnson: What the golden rule says about discrimination

    Bishop Peggy A. Johnson: What the golden rule says about discrimination
    As the bishop of the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference of The United Methodist Church, I believe that discrimination laws do not hinder religious freedom, contrary to the perspective in Dean Browning's Your View ("Freedom of speech, religion under attack by...
  • Racist Letters Found At Bridgeport Police Department

    Racist Letters Found At Bridgeport Police Department
    BRIDGEPORT — A threatening letter that disparages black police officers has been found stuffed in mailboxes at a police department. State police are investigating the unsigned letter, which is on Bridgeport Police Department letterhead and...
  • Pediatrician wouldn't care for baby with 2 moms

    DETROIT Sitting in the pediatrician's office with their 6-day-old daughter, the two moms couldn't wait to meet the doctor they had picked out months before. The Roseville, Mich., pediatrician one of many they had interviewed seemed the perfect fit: She...
  • LGBT, religious rights advocates lay out ideas for Utah law

    Conservatives and LGBT activists in Utah are staking out their visions for a statewide anti-discrimination law that also protects religious rights, something called for by the Mormon church. Lawmakers are working behind closed doors to craft a bill...
  • Things to know about the week ahead for Utah lawmakers

    Some of the Utah Legislature's most divisive issues this year could come to a head next week as lawmakers hit the halfway point of their annual session. Legislation that protects LGBT individuals from discrimination while protecting religious rights...
  • Hundreds of gay rights supporters rally at Kansas Statehouse

    Hundreds of people chanted and held signs Saturday at the Kansas Statehouse in a Valentine's Day protest against Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's decision to end legal protections against discrimination for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered...
  • Letter in police mailboxes: Black officers belong in toilet

    A threatening letter that disparages black police officers has been found stuffed in mailboxes at a police department. State police are investigating the unsigned letter, which is on Bridgeport Police Department letterhead and begins and ends with the...
  • More allegations surface in Newport News Industrial Corp. race discrimination case

    More allegations surface in Newport News Industrial Corp. race discrimination case
    More than two dozen current and former workers have been added to a race discrimination lawsuit against Newport News Industrial Corp. The original lawsuit, filed by eight workers in September, contends that workers at the company — a division of...
  • Discrimination lawsuit dismissed after city reaches settlement with police officer

    A federal discrimination lawsuit against the city of Glendale was dismissed last week after the city reached a settlement with the police officer. John Balian was one of five Armenian-American Glendale police officers who filed a joint lawsuit in 2010...