"Duka and Koski's beliefs about same-sex marriage may seem old-fashioned, or even offensive to some. But the guarantees of free speech and freedom of religion are not only for those who are deemed sufficiently enlightened, advanced, or progressive."
The announcement of a religious-freedom bill comes three months after rugby player Israel Folau was fired for claiming "Hell awaits" gay people.
By focusing on politics and war, rather than culture, education and religion, newspapers "may make it harder for readers to see Muslims as part of mainstream American society," say researchers at Middlebury College.
More states must stand with New York, Connecticut and Vermont by challenging this discrimination against legal immigrants.
If Housing Secretary Ben Carson has his way, it will be virtually impossible to fight the unjustified policies that disproportionately bar people of color from obtaining housing.
An elementary school principal in Ann Arbor, Michigan is suing her district to get reinstated in the school she argues she was forced out of because she's white.
"I have always treated everyone, gay or straight, with respect and dignity," testified Republican ex-gov Terry Branstad, now U.S. Ambassador to China.
The incident took place at Plush Daiquiri Bar and Grill restaurant last Saturday. The restaurant owners stressed the comments do not reflect the business, saying: "It wasn't…anything personal."
Pauline Hoffman alleges St. Bonventure University passed her over for promotion and pressured her to resign as dean because of her religion.
"As a parent, I find it unconscionable that information about my child could be denied or withheld because of the language I speak," said Amy Leipziger, a senior staff attorney at Legal Services NYC.
"We have nothing against ladies," Gyro King manager Amir Ahmad told local media at the time. "We're not sexist or anything like that."
"This new policy could threaten anyone seeking medical care in this country, but will fall particularly hard on women and LGBTQ patients," said Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights.
Agents from an organization directly under the control of Ali Khamenei also changed the locks and threatened the church's warden.
"The nation's patchwork of protections for the LGBTQ community falls well short of ensuring life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness," Republican Rep. Will Hurd said after voting for the bill.
"In the '60s and '70s, only men were hired as writers," says Lucy Howard, then a researcher. "It was the system, and we accepted it—until we didn't."
HUD is suing Facebook on charges of housing discrimination, but only after the company refused to grant the government access to personalized user data, a company spokesperson told Newsweek.
"We welcome every customer. We do not support any homophobic action in denying our customers entry."
"We sincerely apologize to Ms. Flake and her son for the experience," an American Airlines spokesperson said.
The software has been criticized by human rights groups and politicians for facilitating discrimination against women in Saudi Arabia.
"It's a great day for women's rights. The jury sent a message that employers cannot treat lactating women differently in the workplace," said the plaintiff's attorney.
The Supreme Court's decision "enables the administration to further disrupt our military and weaken our national security," the Democratic senator said.
The high school dancer was also excluded from team socials, the lawsuit claims.
Sweden's Discrimination Ombudsman found that by describing their event as "man-free," Statement Festival infringed discrimination law.
Nine GM employees who are black filed a lawsuit against the company for failing to address dozens of racist incidents, including "Whites Only" signs and a hanging noose, in a Toledo, Ohio, factory.
"When I'm on Tinder and it says I'm 69, I don't get an answer," Emile Ratelband said.