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“New York enacted its firearm licensing requirements to criminalize gun ownership by racial and ethnic minorities.”
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Far from being somehow at odds with July 4, Juneteenth celebrates the greatest achievement of the principles of the Revolution and Founding.
Yet more evidence that we are ruled by incompetents.
A Pennsylvania Police Chief Resigns After Pleading Guilty to Threatening a Facebook Critic With a False Arrest
Perhaps the ignominious end to Brian Buglio's career will alert thin-skinned cops to the perils of trying to punish people for constitutionally protected speech.
And yet neither Democrats nor Republicans represent those principles.
If public health scolds get their way, they will worsen the nation’s overcriminalization problem.
The Federal Highway Administration is asking Texas officials to hit pause on a massive highway widening project while it examines whether it violates Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
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The anti-discrimination law seems designed to divide when compromise would better serve to expand federal protections.
Their letter to Congress warns about inevitable abuses against religious and racial minorities.
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Politicians' opinions about the maneuver depend on which party is in power.
Let's replace the names of Confederate figures with those of patriots who upheld America's ideals.
John Lewis' life was a testament to the power of free speech and peaceful agitation.
American Airlines Reportedly Accused a Black Social Worker of Kidnapping the White Child In Her Care. Now She's Suing.
Never mind the court order showing the child as a dependent in her care.
Justice Neil Gorsuch's majority decision offers a textualist argument for the ruling.
All that accomplishes is encouraging us to view our fellow Americans as enemies, to see ourselves as members of warring tribes rather than citizens of a nation.
Allowing schools and malls to reopen, but not places of worship, would raise civil rights issues
Psychiatric Hospitals Can Still Force Patients to Accept Shock Treatment. One Connecticut Patient Has Been Shocked 500 Times in Five Years.
Despite concerns about efficacy and side effects, courts are slow to act on behalf of patients who don’t want the treatment.
Gorsuch May Be Swing Vote in Decision Whether Civil Rights Act Protects LGBT Workers From Discrimination
Justices weigh textual conflict over what counts as “sex discrimination” versus what Congress originally intended.
Does the Civil Rights Act of 1964 cover sexual orientation and gender identity?
It’s the Trump administration vs. civil rights groups on federal protections from workplace discrimination.
With the Equality Act, Congressional Democrats Want To Redefine 'Sex' To Include Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation
Here's why that's a bad idea—and it has nothing to do with God's wrath, women's rights rollbacks, or locker-room predators.
Does current precedent forbidding discrimination on the basis of sex-based stereotypes apply here?
The former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York unconvincingly channels Atticus Finch in his legal memoir.
Q&A with the co-founder of Institute for Justice about immigration, his legal philosophy, his battles with Sheriff Joe Arpaio, and that tattoo.
Meet the undergrad who is recovering the legacy of gay, socialist civil-rights activist Bayard Rustin while explicating Kanye West's conservatism.
As His Final Move in Office, Jeff Sessions Limits Use of Court Settlements to Reform Rotten Police Departments
Sessions was a staunch critic of consent decrees that forced police departments to reform unconstitutional practices.
Justices are being asked yet again to argue about wedding cakes and whether the Civil Rights Act covers discrimination against gay and transgender people.
..and other things I learned when I spoke at a U.S. Commission on Civil Rights briefing.
Canvassing the legal problems and practical effects of qualified immunity from constitutional lawsuits
Best known as the "father of Harlem," he was guided by the theory that free markets penalize bigotry.
Workplace Discrimination Against Gays Is Covered Under the Civil Rights Act, Says a Second Federal Court
A third court disagrees. The Supreme Court had the chance to take on the case to resolve the conflict, but it declined.
Suing to prevent such releases.