Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: LGBT rights

While Supreme Court waffles, cities stand up for LGBT workers’ rights

On Tuesday, October 8, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in what has been dubbed “the LGBT employment cases,” where two gay...

Omar Mateen and Right-Wing Homophobia: Was Florida Massacre a Hate Crime...

If it was about gay marriage, well, there is a lot of political opposition to that on the Republican Right, and violence against gays has been a feature of the American far right.

LGBT Activists Sue North Carolina Officials Over Controversial Bathroom Law

The lawsuit alleges that new legislation in the state violates civil rights protections.

Georgia Governor Vetoes Anti-LGBT Bill

Prominent and religious conservatives are extremely angry over the veto, and vow to revive it next year.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

Nearly 14,000 Nigerian farmers and fishers sue Shell for destroying their livelihoods with oil...

Individuals and institutions from two communities have filed claims against Shell, calling on the company to clean up the devastating pollution and compensate them for its effects.