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Marriage Rights in Alabama

“Marriage is one of the ‘basic civil rights of man,’ fundamental to our very existence and survival…. To deny this fundamental freedom on so unsupportable a basis as the racial classifications embodied in these statutes, classifications so directly subversive of the principle of equality at the heart of the Fourteenth Amendment, is surely to deprive all the State’s citizens of liberty without due process of law. 506 more words

Civil Rights

The Ferguson Report

I just read this article over at Yahoo News about the report that the Department of Justice just sent out about the Ferguson Police Department. There’s a lot of striking information in there (including some really discriminatory emails). 651 more words

Humanism

Our Apathy Pays Dividends

My great and dear light at the end of the tunnel, Deborah over at Monster in Your Closet, reminded me today there are many ways to look at a problem, many angles to hold a prism to the light. 952 more words

Society

Support Sex Workers on Sex Worker Rights Day (repost from Facebook)


Photo courtesy of Julia Laite at notchesblog

First posted on my Facebook feed.

I know this will be controversial with some folks who follow me, but: Today is Sex Worker Rights day. 382 more words

Opinion

Civil rights leaders hope for change in Ferguson city government

FERGUSON, MO (KPLR) – Much of what is contained in the Department of Justice’s 100 page report is not shocking to those who’ve been on the front-lines calling for reform in Ferguson. 35 more words

News

Civil rights leaders hope for change in Ferguson city government

FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Much of what is contained in the Department of Justice’s 100 page report is not shocking to those who’ve been on the front-lines calling for reform in Ferguson. 35 more words

News