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National Center for Lesbian Rights Files Friend-of-the-Court Brief

National Center for Lesbia.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkDec 2nd, 2019

S.F. LGBTQ nonprofit names new leader as businesses grapple with marriage equality

The National Center for Lesbian Rights, a San Francisco legal nonprofit that played a key role in advancing marriage equality for gays and lesbians, named Imani Rupert-Gordon as its new executive director, effective March 16, 2020. She has big shoes t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 17th, 2019

Two decades in the middle of a fight: How the director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights won key battles

When Kate Kendell started as executive director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights 22 years ago, she was often asked whether she thought same-sex couples would see the right to marry in their lifetime. Her honest answer was that she wasn't s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 14th, 2018

The NAACP will move its national HQ to D.C. with the redevelopment of the Reeves Center

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People plans a future headquarters move from Baltimore to D.C., with the civil rights group eventually relocating to a redeveloped Reeves Center at the heart of the U Street corridor. D.C. M.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 29th, 2020

Justices rule LGBT community protected from job discrimination

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that a landmark civil rights law protects gay, lesbian and transgender people from discrimination in employment, a resounding victory for LGBT rights from a... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 20th, 2020

Gay and lesbian people can sue over job discrimination under civil rights law, Supreme Court rules

The Supreme Court ruled that a landmark civil rights law protects LGBT people from discriminatio.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJun 15th, 2020

CEO National Center for Civil and Human Rights: "We"re seeing an explosion of anger and despair"

"Our doors are closed but our values continue.”.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 1st, 2020

Blackrock Pressed To Divest of All Chinese Assets By NPLC After COVID, Human Rights Abuses

Blackrock Pressed To Divest of All Chinese Assets By NPLC After COVID, Human Rights Abuses Update (1355ET): Just minutes after the "threat" from China, the National Legal and Policy Center (NLPC) issueed a press release asking .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 13th, 2020

Transgender woman at center of the Supreme Court case fighting for LGBTQ workplace rights has died at 59

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Aimee Stephens, the transgender woman behind the US Supreme Court case fighting LGBTQ workplace discrimination, has died. She was 59. Stephens served as a funeral home director in Michigan for six years before she was fired a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 13th, 2020

‘Creditors may view stimulus payments as an opportunity to seize money’ — 5 ways to protect your stimulus check

‘Millions of Americans have court judgments against them,’ says Lauren Saunders, an associate director at the National Consumer Law Center......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 19th, 2020

Debt collectors target stimulus checks – 5 ways to stop them

‘Millions of Americans have court judgments against them,’ says Lauren Saunders, an associate director at the National Consumer Law Center......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 14th, 2020

Debt collectors target millions of stimulus checks – 5 ways to stop them

‘Millions of Americans have court judgments against them,’ says Lauren Saunders, an associate director at the National Consumer Law Center......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 14th, 2020

Debt collectors are going after millions of stimulus checks — 5 ways to stop them

‘Millions of Americans have court judgments against them,’ says Lauren Saunders, an associate director at the National Consumer Law Center......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 14th, 2020

Gun rights group files emergency appeal to firearms ban at Virginia rally

“Without relief from this court, petitioners and thousands of other rally participants will be irreparably denied their right to bear arms,” the groups' attorneys argue in their appeal......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 17th, 2020

Opponents of Georgia"s "heartbeat" law seeking court injunction

Several civil and women's rights groups took the next step Tuesday in a lawsuit challenging the "heartbeat" anti-abortion law Georgia's General Assembly passed this year. The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Georgia, the Center for Repro.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 23rd, 2019

Chandler opioid maker files for bankruptcy protection

A troubled Chandler-based pharmaceutical firm that has been at the center of ongoing lawsuits and other action related to the national opioid epidemic has filed for bankruptcy protection. In a regulatory filing Monday, Insys Therapeutics (Nasdaq: .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 10th, 2019

Justice Neil Gorsuch replaces Joe Biden as National Constitution Center chair

Justice Neil M. Gorsuch will replace former vice president Joe Biden as chair of the National Constitution Center's board of trustees. Gorsuch, who was named to the high court by President Donald J. Trump, was elected to join the Philadelphia institut.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 14th, 2019

Civil rights quilt exhibit coming to Freedom Center

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will welcome a months-long exhibit beginning next week, it announced Friday. “We Who Believe in Freedom” will be on display April 6-July 12 in the museum’s Skirball Gallery. The exhibit is cu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 1st, 2019

Cambridge Analytica files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy

(Reuters) - Cambridge Analytica, the firm at the center of this year's Facebook privacy row, filed for voluntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy in a New York court late on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 18th, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee, Is No Friend to Net Neutrality

The 53-year-old judge argued net neutrality rules violate the free speech rights of internet se.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 9th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: NFL players union files grievance over new national-anthem policy

The NFL Players Association has filed a grievance over the league’s new national-anthem policy, saying it infringes on player rights and is “inconsistent” with the union’s collective-bargaining agreement......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 10th, 2018