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People stand in line outside the U.S. Supreme Court for a chance to hear oral arguments challenging Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Voting Rights Law Gets Supreme Court Challenge

The Supreme Court’s conservative justices voiced deep skepticism Wednesday about a section of a landmark civil rights law that has helped millions of Americans exercise their right to vote.

02/27/2013

Members of the Boy Scouts of America participate in pre-game ceremonies prior to a game between the Seattle Mariners and the Texas Rangers. (credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Boy Scouts Considering Easing No-Gays Policy

The Irving-based Boy Scouts of America is considering a dramatic change in its controversial policy of excluding gays as leaders and youth members.

01/28/2013

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UPS Ends Grants To Boy Scouts Over Discrimination

The UPS Foundation says it will no longer give grants to the Boy Scouts of America as long as the group excludes gays and lesbians from being scouts or scout leaders.

CBS 11–11/12/2012

A police officer displays his badge. (credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Fired Black Police Chief Sues City Of Jasper

The first black police chief of an East Texas city made infamous by a 1998 hate crime dragging death has sued over his firing.

10/17/2012

New twenty dollar bills at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, DC(Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government Giveaway

Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.

09/27/2012

The shadow of a man wearing a cowboy hat falls on a pillar as he enters a polling place. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Civil Rights Group Sues Over Texas Voting Map

A Latino civil rights group is asking the Supreme Court to stop Texas from using congressional districts drawn by a lower federal court in the November election because they discriminate against minorities.

09/07/2012

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Federal Court: Discrimination In Texas Voting Maps

The future of Texas’ voting districts is again in question after a federal court Tuesday found evidence of discrimination in new district maps approved by the state’s Republican-controlled Legislature last year.

08/28/2012

Jury Box

Verdict May Have Denton Taxpayers Footing Bill For Lawsuit

Comments made by a county worker and the verdict in a federal racial discrimination suit may wind up costing Denton County taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars.

06/22/2012

Texas State Capitol

Texas Seeking To Challenge Voting Rights Act

Texas is asking a federal panel weighing its photo ID requirement for voters to allow it to challenge the constitutionality of a key provision of the Voting Rights Act.

03/14/2012

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The Tuskegee Airmen In American History

Not so very long ago there was a fight to preserve American freedom being waged by a group that was not always given freedom. The Tuskegee Airmen were a band of WWII black pilots who began the breakdown of barriers in the military.

02/21/2012

The tail sections of Southwest Airlines planes. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Muslim Woman Sues After Removal From Plane

A Muslim woman who was removed from a plane in San Diego sued Southwest Airlines on Thursday, alleging she was discriminated against.

10/07/2011

Actress Leisha Hailey of the television show "The L Word" attends the Showtime portion of the 2009 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour at the Universal Hilton Hotel on January 14, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

“The L Word” Star Kicked Off Plane After Lesbian Kiss

A lesbian actress who starred in “The L Word” said she kissed a girl — and got escorted off of a Southwest Airlines flight on Monday for doing it.

09/27/2011

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