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  • Attorney: Quakertown boy to drop lawsuit, leave girls JV field hockey team

    Attorney: Quakertown boy to drop lawsuit, leave girls JV field hockey team
    The Quakertown boy who was seeking a court order that would allow him to play varsity field hockey will drop his lawsuit and leave his school's junior varsity team, according to his attorney. Joshua Schwarz decided Tuesday evening that he would quit...
  • Lawyer tells judge cases of voter ID are rare

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas An Austin-based elections lawyer told a federal judge Wednesday that cases of voter fraud an underlying premise for the Texas voter identification law are rare. Buck Wood testified on the second day of a trial that could be a test...
  • Plaintiffs ask U.S. Supreme Court to hear Virginia same-sex marriage case

    Plaintiffs ask U.S. Supreme Court to hear Virginia same-sex marriage case
    Lawyers for two couples fighting to overturn Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to decide the issue once and for all. In a filing that continued a recent batch of filings in the case, lawyers representing a gay...
  • Residents see Europe best for gays and lesbians, Africa worst: poll

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Most people in European nations say their community is a welcoming place for gays and lesbians, according to a poll released on Wednesday that also showed many in African countries see their homelands as hostile to homosexuals. The...
  • Michael Brown no angel? Why should it matter?

    You've probably never heard of Claudette Colvin. And yet, had history twisted in a slightly different direction, she might loom as large in American memory as Rosa Parks does now while Parks herself would be a little-remembered seamstress. Colvin, you...
  • 'Your Face in Mine' a provocative novel that challenges racial issues

    "Your Face in Mine: A Novel" by Jess Row; Riverhead Hardcover (384 pages, $27.95) Jess Row's provocative new novel arrives at a time when the talk we once heard about a post-racial America has sputtered (Google "Ferguson, Missouri" if you're unsure...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! The Story of Pop Music From Bill Haley to Beyonce" by Bob Stanley (Norton, $29.95) The title suggests the folly of the endeavor: "Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! The Story of Pop Music From...
  • Bucking trend, federal judge upholds gay marriage ban in Louisiana

    Bucking trend, federal judge upholds gay marriage ban in Louisiana
    A federal judge in Louisiana threw a roadblock on what advocates thought would be an expressway toward establishing gay marriage as a fundamental national right, ruling that the state's ban on such unions was constitutional. In a 32-page decision...
  • Family Institute Of CT Endorses Foley, Citing Stance Against Assisted Suicide

    The political action committee of the Family Institute of Connecticut announced on Wednesday that it is backing Tom Foley for governor after the Greenwich Republican assured the group he is against legislation that would permit physicians to prescribe a...
  • A free and open Internet for all [Commentary]

    A free and open Internet for all [Commentary]
    From ice bucket challenges to the upcoming midterm elections, we are reminded again and again how the Internet has changed the way we live and connect and organize. Digital equality has become fundamental to economic, cultural and political equality....
  • ACLU Connecticut Director Leaving To Take Job In West Virginia

    The executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut is leaving his post to take a job with an lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights group in West Virginia. Andrew Schneider took over in 2007 as head of the state's leading...