Category Archives: News and Politics

A Closer Look at Discrimination Within Assisted Living Facilities


Christiana Lilly | Edge Boston | August 24, 2014 LGBT discrimination doesn’t stop as someone ages, and no one knows this better than Bruce Williams. The senior services coordinator at the Pride Center in Wilton Manors, Williams began working on … Continue reading

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Students Step Up Efforts to Protect Youth Vote


Chris Kromm | Facing South | Truth-Out | August 30, 2014 A steady stream of students arrived to vote for the primary election. Election officials said some were lined up at 6:50 a.m. waiting for the polling place doors to open. … Continue reading

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Five Bozeman Residents Ask Judge To Invalidate Law Prohibiting LGBT Discrimination


Carlos Santoscoy | On Top Magazine | August 30, 2014 Five Bozeman, Montana residents have asked a judge to invalidate an ordinance prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in the areas of employment, housing and public accommodations. … Continue reading

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Gay Marriage Movement Is Taking A ‘Sledgehammer’ To Society, Matt Barber Claims


Curtis M. Wong | Huffinton Post | August 30, 2014 “Traditionalist” Matt Barber isn’t back down when it comes to expressing his opposition to same-sex marriage and other lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues. Weeks after suggesting that the … Continue reading

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Scientists predict why the US will riot next


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Cop Who Pointed Gun at Protesters, Journalists in Ferguson Has Resigned


Joel Currier | St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Reader Supported News | August 30, 2014 wo police officers are no longer working at their departments due to their actions during the protests in Ferguson. A Glendale police officer suspended last Friday … Continue reading

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Minnesota man will file civil rights suit against cops who Tased him for not identifying himself


Arturo Garcia | Raw Story | August 30, 2014 A 28-year-old man who filmed his arrest and Tasing at the hand of two police officers in St. Paul, Minnesota earlier this year will file a federal civil rights lawsuit as … Continue reading

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National Guard Troops in Rio Grande Valley Using Food Bank Because Rick Perry Hasn’t Paid Them


Kolten Parker | San Antonio Express-News | Reader Supported News | August 30, 2014 he Texas National Guard contacted a Rio Grande Valley food bank Thursday to ask whether the charity had food and gas resources for about 50 soldiers who … Continue reading

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Citing Unsettling Ferguson Images, Davis Police Department to Return Armored Vehicle


ALSO SEE: San Jose Police Department Returning Armored Truck to Feds in Midst of Militarization Debate Veronica Rocha | Los Angeles Times | Reader Supported News | August 30, 2014 avis, Calif., city officials have directed the police department to return a … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs Police Officers Will Wear Body Cameras Starting in October


Andrea Sinclair | The Gazette | Reader Supported News | August 30, 2014 olorado Springs police officers will soon be outfitted with body-worn cameras as part of a five-month pilot program, a change many police departments throughout Colorado have already adopted. … Continue reading

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