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  • Law to protect women helps gays too

    Law to protect women helps gays too
    What does the federal Violence Against Women Act have to do with outlawing discrimination against gays and lesbians? A good deal, it turns out.
  • Lawsuit: Forced on maternity leave, forced to return before baby is due

    Lawsuit: Forced on maternity leave, forced to return before baby is due
    This post has been updated. See note below. Follow me down the rabbit hole for a moment while we discuss the case of Kimberly Erin Caselman, a Pier 1 sales associate in San Jose who loves her job and informed her boss in November that she was two months...

    Supreme Court won't hear appeal of New Mexico gay bias case

    Supreme Court won't hear appeal of New Mexico gay bias case
    WASHINGTON -- In a victory for gay rights, the Supreme Court on Monday turned down an appeal from a New Mexico photographer who claimed a free-speech right to refuse to shoot a wedding album for a same-sex couple. The photographer was charged with...

    Miss. governor signs religious freedom bill; civil rights groups dismayed

    Miss. governor signs religious freedom bill; civil rights groups dismayed
    Mississippi's governor signed into law Thursday a measure that allows individuals and organizations to sue the government over laws that they feel thwart their ability to practice religion. “I am proud to sign the Mississippi Religious Freedom...

    Religious freedom bill passes in Mississippi; gays worry

    Religious freedom bill passes in Mississippi; gays worry
    Mississippi lawmakers have approved a bill that would allow citizens and businesses to challenge laws they see as substantially in conflict with their religious beliefs. The bill, in the hands of Gov. Phil Bryant on Wednesday, would put into place a law...