Whataburger Accused of Discrimination Against Minorities

Workplace Discrimination? USA Today writes, "A former manager of a Florida Whataburger restaurant alleged she was retaliated against and forced to resign because she would not carry out racially discriminatory hiring practices as directed by higher-ups.  Her allegations are contained in a federal lawsuit filed Friday by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against [...]

2017-09-23T16:55:11+00:00 September 23rd, 2017|Justice, News|0 Comments

A Day to Celebrate

Arizona Republic writes, "The history of the United States is one of expanding rights, and basic civil rights have been given to same-sex couples." [1] References: Arizona Republic, October 18, 2017 - A day to celebrate (Institution of marriage stronger now - Horne won't appeal; same-sex couples can create lasting, legal unions) (PDF Page 1A, [...]

2017-09-20T13:11:50+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Justice, Marriage Equality|0 Comments

Reactions to the Legal Ruling

Arizona Republic reports, "Plaintiffs in Arizona lawsuits to overturn the gay-marriage ban celebrate; clergy is divided over court decision." [1] References: Arizona Republic, October 18, 2014, Michael Clancy - Reactions to the legal ruling (Arizona clergy members divided over change in law) (PDF Page 1A, PDF Page 5A)

2017-09-20T13:05:24+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Justice, Marriage Equality|0 Comments

AG Horn Declines to Challenge 9th Circuit

Arizona Republic reports, "Arizona on Friday [October 17, 2014] joined the historic tide legalizing the unions of same-sex couples that has swept the nation, expanding gay rights in a direction many never thought they would see in their lifetimes." [1] References: Arizona Republic, October 18, 2014, Alia Beard Rau - AG Horne declines to challenge [...]

2017-09-20T12:57:58+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Justice, Marriage Equality|0 Comments

Arizona Supreme Court Rules on Equal Parental Rights

ABC 15 reports, "The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that a lesbian woman who is divorcing her spouse is entitled to equal parental rights under the U.S. Constitution, even though a state law doesn't recognize those rights." [1] References: ABC15.com, September 19, 2017 - Arizona Supreme Court says gays get equal parental rights

2017-09-19T22:20:44+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Justice, Marriage Equality|0 Comments

Lambda Legal versus “45’s” Injustice

Halt Request Filed Moments ago, Lambda Legal and OutServe-SLDN asked a federal court to immediately halt all steps taken to implement the Trump administration’s discriminatory plan to ban transgender individuals from serving openly in the U.S. Armed Services. They filed this motion for preliminary injunction on behalf of the nine individual transgender plaintiffs, six current [...]

2017-09-15T01:31:14+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Justice, News|0 Comments

Charlottesville Conspiracy Theories Begin

"I witnessed a terrorist attack in Charlottesville. Then the conspiracy theories began." On Politico.com, Brennan Gilmore writes: Last Sunday evening, I received a worried call from my sister asking if I had spoken with my mother and father. I had spent the day doing interviews about the vehicle attack I witnessed the day before while [...]

2017-08-28T20:28:53+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Justice, News, Virginia|0 Comments
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