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  • CAIR leader: We decry violence: Front & Center

    CAIR leader: We decry violence: Front & Center
    The last 14 years have been tough for followers of Islam. The fallout after 9-11 and recent incidents including ISIS atrocities and the Charlie Hebdo murders in Paris undercut Islam's trademark as a religion of peace. And it bred scorn and distrust of...
  • Hopkins Applied Physics Lab to pay ex-employees $360,000 in discrimination settlement

    Hopkins Applied Physics Lab to pay ex-employees $360,000 in discrimination settlement
    Two former Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory employees will receive nearly $360,000 in back pay and damages in a settlement over allegations of discrimination, though lab officials said they disagree with findings of a federal inquiry into the...
  • Looking Out: LGBT groups criticize Hogan for pulling back Medicaid regulation banning discrimination

    Looking Out: LGBT groups criticize Hogan for pulling back Medicaid regulation banning discrimination
    Gov. Larry Hogan may have sent a message of “tolerance and mutual respect” during his inauguration on Wednesday, but advocates for the state's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community say his early actions in office have signaled...
  • Minorities protected from discrimination

    Minorities protected from discrimination
    I found Dean Browning's Your View ("Freedom of speech, religion under attack by many in U.S.") to be most frightening and anti-American. Not only did he reveal his lack of knowledge of how the U.S. government actually works in his discussion of courts...
  • 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...
  • Faith informs work of state's first Muslim judge

    Faith informs work of state's first Muslim judge
    He's seen the Internet jibes. "The Sharia judge of Mexifornia." "Jihadist judge." Not that he didn't see it coming. The governor's people called him one final time before announcing his appointment. "California's first Muslim judge," the news release...
  • Senate Bill approval reflects conservative-controlled General Assembly

    Indiana Senate Bill 127 is another glaring reminder that we live in a very conservative state, legislated for the most part by very conservative lawmakers. Living in Northwest Indiana, possibly the most liberal of blue-bastions within our red state, it's...
  • Fail at your marriage, lose your job

    Fail at your marriage, lose your job
    Three years ago the Supreme Court ruled unanimously that religious organizations enjoy a “ministerial exception” from laws against employment discrimination. That case involved a teacher fired by a Lutheran school that had classified her as...
  • Language barriers persist in Pa.'s district courts, survey finds

    Language barriers persist in Pa.'s district courts, survey finds
    Pennsylvania's frontline courts lack consistency in providing interpreters and other services to people whose first language isn't English, a Temple University law school survey shows. About a third of the courts sometimes rely on friends and family...
  • Scalia could be surprise vote in Supreme Court housing case

    The Obama administration may need the vote of a frequent conservative antagonist on the Supreme Court to preserve a decades-old strategy for fighting housing discrimination. Justice Antonin Scalia on Wednesday appeared at times to side with the...
  • Should religion give businesses an excuse to not serve gay couples?

    Should religion give businesses an excuse to not serve gay couples?
    There is strong support for gay marriage in the United States, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll, but there is even stronger support for allowing businesses to deny services to same-sex couples on religious grounds. Americans favor same-sex...