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The Voting Rights Act of 1965
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The Voting Rights Act of 1965

Image courtesy of Library of Congress Emanuel Celler of New York led the Judiciary Committee for 11 terms—the longest tenure for any chairman in the committee's history. On this date, by a vote of 328 to 74, the House approved the Voting Rights ... Office Of the Clerk, 4 hours ago
National Law Review

A New Federal Bill Aims to Give LGBTs Complete Civil Rights Protections

Democrats in Congress have introduced a bill to amend the Civil Rights Act to expressly protect LGBTs from discrimination not just in housing but all major sectors. The legislation, called the Equal Rights Act, is designed to expand the Civil ...
 Care26 days ago The Equality Act: Legislation Introduced in Congress to Prohibit LGBT Discrimination  National Law Review4 days ago Another Federal Trade Secret Protection Bill Introduced  National Law Review2 days ago Will Congress Protect Gay Rights Beyond Marriage?  National Journal1 week ago

Teesta Setalvad victim of 'political persecution': Congress(Update)

Congress leader Manish Tewari on Wednesday alleged that civil rights activist Teesta Setalvad is a victim of political persecution for raising matters related to the Gujarat riots. Tewari, who was reacting to reports of the CBI registering a case against ...
 Sify3 weeks ago

Why Schools Over-Discipline Children With Disabilities

, Congress passed the A report by UCLA's Civil Rights Project These discrepancies amount to what some researchers and advocates In addition to suspension, disciplinary policies can include having a child sent to the principal's office, barred ...
 Yahoo! News5 days ago

President Harry S. Truman's special Joint Session on inflation, housing, and civil rights

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives A three-term Congressman, Ralph Church of Illinois served in the Illinois state house before resigning to serve in World War I. On this date during the 80th Congress (19471949), President Harry ...
 Office Of the Clerk1 week ago
Bangladesh Daily Star

In Selma, NAACP begins march to Washington

SELMA, Ala. Protest marches have been part of Selma's civil rights fabric since 1965, but an 860-mile trek to Washington had a minister The Rev. Theresa Dear noted the magnitude of what lies ahead, but never doubted that the 40-day-and-40-night ...
 USA Today17 hours ago US civil rights march sets out from historic Selma  Bangladesh Daily Star1 day ago US: 40-day march to Washington  Morning Star Online9 hours ago March to Washington begins with civil rights rally in Selma  Reuters1 day ago

Trolls on the Left, trolls on the Right

Hate cuts both ways on the Internet; some liberals' who bemoan trolls' for spewing hate are no better themselves. Civility has long disappeared Afer the death of former President APJ Abdul Kalam, I had tweeted that it was a pity that the Congress ...
 New Delhi Pioneer13 hours ago

New US rights march starts in Selma

Civil rights campaigners in the US have begun a 40-day march to highlight what they say is a fresh attack on equal rights for African Americans. They set out from Selma, Alabama - the starting point 50 years ago for a march in support of watershed ...
 BBC1 day ago US Civil Right Activists to March on Washington  VOA News15 hours ago New Spy Bill Sneaking Through Congress, But Rights Groups Have a Plan  Common Dreams4 days ago Will civil rights groups support Equality Act?  Washington Blade4 days ago

Rand Paul Strikes Out on Civil Rights

Des Moines-As part of Rand Paul's two-day trip to Iowa, he'll be suiting up for batting practice with the Quad Cities River Bandits. Paul has had a difficult time making the transition to the major leagues of a presidential campaign due to his ...
 Noodls2 days ago Rand Paul, Libertarian?  Free-i-News1 day ago Mass trials to handle illegal immigration: Solution or inhumane?  Free-i-News3 days ago
Consumer Affairs

Magid: Concerns raised about cybersecurity bill

A controversial cybersecurity bill working its way through Congress has raised concerns not just of civil liberties groups but also of some leading scientists and security experts who worry that it could be counterproductive. The Cyber Information ...
 SiliconValley.com3 days ago Privacy groups use faxes to fight cyber surveillance bill  Consumer Affairs5 days ago Legislative Cyber Threats: CISA's Not the Only One  Cato Institute3 days ago CISA, or Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, likely delayed until fall  Washington Times4 days ago
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