Tagged: civil rights

Federal Appeals Court Dismisses Challenge Against Mississippi’s Anti-LGBT Religious Freedom Law

  A U.S. Federal appeals court on Thursday lifted an injunction that blocked a Mississippi law allowing businesses and government employees to deny services to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people by citing religious...

Charlotte Repeals LGBT Rights Protection Ordinance As NC Plans To Repeal HB2 Hate Law Tomorrow, LGBT Activist Irate

In a vote was 10-0. Charlotte’s City Council has voted to repeal its controversial non-discrimination ordinance, unfortunately known as the ‘bathroom’ ordinance” despite the fact that encompassed LGBT protections for housing and employment discrimination...

Republican Judge Strikes Down Louisiana Governor’s Executive Order Protecting LGBT State Workers

Judge Todd Hernandez, a Republican, ruled Wednesday that Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards’ anti-discrimination order is unconstitutional. The order prohibited discrimination in government and state contracts based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Hernandez...