Tag: Mike Pence

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Archived: Planned Parenthood CEO: 'We aren't going anywhere'

In an interview with Rolling Stone, Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards addressed President-elect Donald Trump’s plan to defund the organization, which has largely been seen as an attack on women’s rights, and said the organization is not going down without a fight. “Some of our states have been under attack…

Archived: Gov. Mike Pence Accused of Voter Suppression

A progressive advocacy group is accusing Indiana Gov. and Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence of voter suppression after police launched an investigation into numerous cases of “voter fraud.” In a series of ads that will appear in print, online and on the radio, Patriot Majority USA alleges Pence is…

Archived: Diversity, Inclusion, Equality Take Center Stage at DNC

Party leaders calling the issues critical for human rights and economic benefits. By Sheryl Estrada Pat Spearman (D-Nev.) Diversity, inclusiveness and equality were the central themes during the opening night of the Democratic National Convention on Monday in Philadelphia, with party leaders and other guests making the case that these…

Archived: Indiana Legislators Refuse to Consider LGBT Discrimination

By Michael Nam Despite the massive backlash the state of Indiana and Gov. Mike Pence received following the passage of its “religious freedom” law that would further protect businesses that discriminate against LGBT people, the legislators in Indiana decided not to investigate the issue of anti-LGBT discrimination in its state…

Archived: Indiana Companies Support Amendment to RFRA

Update (4/3/2015 4:26 p.m.):A national statement by Diversity Top 50 company, Monsanto, has been included in the article. By Barbara Frankel The Indiana companies that fought Gov. Mike Pence and the Religious Freedom Restoration Act are applauding a proposal by the GOP legislative leaders to amend the controversial law. The…