Tag: Justice-department

Breathe March in Globe Park, New York, USA - 12 Sep 2020

Cities under attack from the Justice Department; Louisville bracing for the Breonna Taylor murder charge; Twitter reveals its racist side; and More

Justice department attacks three U.S. cities, declaring them anarchist zones — despite most of the protests that took place in each city being peaceful marches in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. In a move designed to pull federal funding from New York City, Seattle and Portland, OR, the…

Ada County, LGBTQ, policy

Ada County, Idaho’s Employment Policy Now Protects Against LGBTQ Discrimination

While at the federal level, the Trump Administration is making moves that will prevent protections against workplace discrimination for LGBTQ individuals, Ada County, Idaho has expanded its anti-discrimination policies to specifically protect LGBTQ applicants. At the end of August, Ada County commissioners approved the broad wording of the policy after…

Jeff Sessions Rescinds Documents Protecting Minorities Just Ahead of Independence Day

On July 3rd — the day before America was gearing up to celebrate Independence Day — Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III was busy rescinding guidance intended to protect minorities. In a statement Sessions called the documents “unnecessary, outdated, inconsistent with existing law, or otherwise improper.” Sessions’ action does not…