It's no longer legally permissible to fire someone in Nevada just because they're a Communist.
Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval signed a bill last week striking down language in a Nevada law that dates back to the Red Scare of the 1940s and '50s.
Before Wednesday, May 29, it was legal for employers to take action against a person who's a member of the Communist Party or any other organization required to register with the Subversive Activities Control Board.
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