Posts Tagged ‘Discrimination’

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California initiative calls for killing gays

Signature gatherers may soon approach California voters with a plan to institute the death penalty as punishment for gay sex. Huntington Beach attorney Matt McGlaughlin is proposing the “Sodomite Suppression Act,” a planned state ballot measure for which he submitted... (Continue reading)

California judges must steer clear of the Boy Scouts

The California Supreme Court has ruled that state court judges may no longer belong to the Boy Scouts of America. [NPR] An existing law bans judges from belonging to groups that discriminate based on sexual orientation. The Supreme Court ruling... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach police hit with racial discrimination suit

Grover Beach resident Rayvell Snowden Jr. is suing the Pismo Beach Police Department in federal court, alleging officers racially discriminated against him in a 2012 burglary case. Officers arrested Snowden, a 44-year-old African-American man, following a burglary of about $12,000... (Continue reading)

SLO Woman sues Chipotle over racist remarks

A woman who worked at Chipotle restaurant in San Luis Obispo filed a lawsuit that claims her former boss subjected her to racist discrimination for years. Janeka Samuels, a black woman, was fired in Oct. 2013 from her job after... (Continue reading)

California courts move to ban Boy Scouts

The California court system is considering a proposal to ban members of the Boy Scouts of America from serving as judges because the Boy Scouts discriminate against gays. [WNDWeekly] The California Supreme Court Advisory Committee on The Code of Judicial... (Continue reading)

Coast Unified’s Adams fleeing federal probe?

By DANIEL BLACKBURN Departing Coast Unified School District Superintendent Chris Adams is leaving his post under the cloud of a federal investigation into alleged civil rights violations. Earlier this week, Adams acknowledged his five-year stint as head of Cambrian schools... (Continue reading)

Scouts’ gay ban may be costly

A current ban of gay members of Boy Scouts of America will be addressed by the California Legislature by seeking to remove the organization’s tax-exempt status. A bill called the Youth Equality Act, sponsored by Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Long Beach,... (Continue reading)

Discrimination at Cal Poly? Say it isn’t so, part two

Discrimination at Cal Poly? Say it isn’t so, part two OPINION By NATE HONEYCUTT (Editor’s note: This is part two in a two-part opinion piece.) Does the study by the young researcher show that Cal Poly meets the “legal definition... (Continue reading)

Discrimination at Cal Poly? Say it isn’t so

OPINION By ROGER FREBERG (Editor’s note: This is part two in a two-part opinion piece.) “It’s not every day that left-leaning academics admit that they would discriminate against a minority.” – Washington Post College life today College has changed since... (Continue reading)

Coke sued for alleged unfair practices

By DANIEL BLACKBURN Two former employees have launched a legal challenge to policies and practices of one of America’s leading soft drink manufacturers, claiming they were terminated or forced from their jobs unfairly amid a “good old boy” network and... (Continue reading)

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