March 27, 2015

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DC Catholic Archdiocese Fights to Kill LGBT Rights Bill

Filed by John M. Becker | March 27, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

In the American Catholic hierarchy's latest malicious attack on LGBT people, the Archdiocese of Washington is asking Congress to block a Washington, D.C. bill protecting queer students at religious schools.Read More


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Black Unemployment Report Shows Need for the People's Budget

Filed by Terrance Heath | March 27, 2015 | 2:00 PM | comments

This week, House Republicans passed a budget with no new funding for job creation. Now a new report on black unemployment shows the urgent need for investment in job creation.Read More


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Federal Judge Blocks Medical Leave for Same-Sex Couples

Filed by John M. Becker | March 27, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

Last night, a conservative federal judge in north Texas temporarily blocked married same-sex couples in four states from receiving the protections of the Family & Medical Leave Act.Read More


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Straight Indiana State Employee Quits Over RFRA Law

Filed by Bil Browning | March 27, 2015 | 10:00 AM | comments

Erik Deckers quit his job as a travel writer for the Indiana Office of Tourism Development shortly after Governor Mike Pence signed a bill legalizing discrimination against LGBT people.Read More