Tag Archives: Discrimination

No protected classes?

For years the line has been ‘no protected classes,’ and the first thing they throw in — very secretly — was a very protected class, and limited them from repercussions of their own actions. No protected classes, indeed. It’s important … Continue reading

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“Any reason”

Here’s an interesting bill introduced by Delegate Jim LeMunyon (R-67): (HB 613) Public employment; nondiscrimination. Prohibits discrimination in public employment based on race, color, religion, political affiliation, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other reason except reasons related to … Continue reading

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The first priority of the new School Board: sneer at human rights

The very first action taken by the newly elected Loudoun County School Board was this: Regarding the Virginia Human Rights Act: “I move to amend the Board’s previously adopted Legislative Program by removing the recommendation to expand the protected classifications … Continue reading

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Yes, Virginia, it IS possible to do the right thing

Once again our activist Attorney General has offered his advice to a Virginia agency, only to be politely told “thanks, but no thanks.” From the Washington Post: The board that oversees Virginia’s juvenile correctional facilities agreed Tuesday, for a second … Continue reading

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Bob Marshall chooses personal prejudice over children. Is anyone surprised?

It’s not enough for Bob Marshall that same sex couples have to move outside the state temporarily in order for both to be adoptive parents – in Virginia, second parent adoption or adoption by unmarried couples is illegal, so we … Continue reading

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Frank Wolf, wrong side of history

Correction below: The New Republic is most definitely not The National Review. I was thinking of an entirely different article. My mistake. Frank Wolf thinks that the Justice Department should still be defending Section 3 of DOMA in court: “Congress … Continue reading

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Two bills in Maryland

I’m sure that everyone is aware that our neighbors across the river are about to enact marriage equality; as I write this on Wednesday, the Maryland Senate is engaged in debate on SB116, the Religious Freedom and Civil Marriage Protection … Continue reading

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