Texas Adoption Agency 'Religious Refusal' Closer To LawTexas Republicans pushed the state closer to a law that allows publicly-funded foster care and adoption agencies to refuse to place children with non-Christian, unmarried or gay prospective parents because of religious objections.
Supreme Court Order Unlikely To Deter Voting RestrictionsThe Supreme Court's refusal to breathe new life into North Carolina's sweeping voter identification law might be just a temporary victory for civil rights groups.
Texas Adoption Bill OK's Rejection Of Non-Christian ParentsState-funded adoption agencies backing Texas legislation that would sanction the rejection of prospective parents on religious grounds freely admit they already routinely deny non-Christian, gay, and unmarried applicants.
Texas PD Chief, Mexico Slam Texas' New 'Sanctuary City' BanThe Mexican government, San Antonio's police chief and others have slammed Texas' new "sanctuary cities" law, saying that requiring local law enforcement to help enforce immigration laws could lead to racial profiling.
Stakes High For Texas Voting Laws With 2018 Election LoomingThree losses in federal court in barely a month over its voting laws have raised the stakes for Texas at a hearing before a three-judge panel.
Report: Car Insurance Rates Much Higher In Minority AreasA new report suggests that people living in urban minority neighborhoods could be paying as much as 30 percent more for car insurance, but an industry group says the report's findings are flawed.
Bikers Cry Discrimination Against Iconic Burger JointAn iconic Dallas restaurant chain is being accused of discrimination.
2 Federal Judges Find New Trump Travel Ban DiscriminatoryRejecting arguments that President Donald Trump's revised travel ban was substantially different from the first one, two judges blocked the executive order using the president's own words as evidence that the order discriminates against Muslims.
Report Finds U.S. Exonerations Rose Again In 2016The number of people exonerated in the U.S. rose again in 2016, with more than half of them involved in cases in which it was later determined no crime occurred, according to a report released Tuesday.
2nd Former Baylor Title IX Official Alleges DiscriminationAnother former Title IX official at Baylor University has filed a complaint with federal civil rights officials accusing university officials of discrimination and intimidation while she tried to investigate sexual assault reports.
JPMorgan Chase Settles Mortgage Discrimination LawsuitJPMorgan Chase is settling charges that independent brokers working for the bank discriminated against minorities seeking home mortgages.
Major Survey Of Transgender Americans Finds Widespread BiasThe largest-ever survey of transgender Americans paints a grim picture of widespread discrimination and harassment, to the point that many of them attempt suicide at some point.