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Federal Judge Rules Existing Civil Rights Law Can Protect Gay People From
WASHINGTON — A new federal court ruling holds that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act could be used to protect gay people from employment discrimination. Title VII's prohibition on sex discrimination has long been held to prohibit sex stereotyping and …
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On 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act: Integration and Gay Rights
The 20-minute Sunday morning segment comes after last week's civil rights summit featuring four presidents—Obama, Bush, Clinton, Carter—reflecting on LBJ and the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Other guests on the program, which …
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Mississippi Governor to Sign Religious Practices Bill Opposed by Civil Rights
Mississippi lawmakers on Tuesday passed the final version of a bill that says state and local governments cannot put a substantial burden on religious practices, a measure that sparked debate about possible discrimination against gay people and other …
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