Three members of a southern Michigan militia acquitted during a high-profile trial have failed to persuade an appeals court to reinstate a lawsuit against federal investigators.
“Given all the events that are happening in Indiana, I thought it would be good to clarify my position,” he said.
The language says that a no one should be denied “civil rights or be discriminated against” because of a range of characteristics, including gender expression, gender identity and sexual orientation.
Detroit housewife Viola Gregg Liuzzo was a civil rights activist who was shot and killed by the Ku Klux Klan while shuttling fellow activists to the Montgomery airport during the 1965 Selma to Montgomery march.
A lifetime of achievements and service to the civil rights movement define the life of Judge Damon Keith.
Cities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.
License To Discriminate? Lawmakers Consider Bill Allowing Doctors, EMTs To Refuse Care Of Gay Patients
“Talk about controversy,” said WWJ Legal Analyst Charlie Langton. “Wow.”
A coalition of business leaders and others has been lobbying to add legal protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people as a way to attract talent to Michigan.
Hundreds of items from the civil rights figure Rosa Parks that were long kept hidden away in a warehouse will have a new home at the Library of Congress for the next 10 years.
It is still legal in Michigan to discriminate against people who are even perceived to be gay and even be fired, denied housing and turned away from a restaurant or hotel.