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Lesbian woman seeking marriage license arrested in North Carolina

In attempt to get a marriage license in North Carolina, Mary Jamis, a lesbian, was arrested, along with a friend, in Winston-Salem.

 

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Grijalva, immigrant rights leaders discuss Supreme Court hearing

A vicious backhand to undocumented people, Arizona's SB1070 is a law that allows local police to detain and arrest anyone.

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Phoenix mayor opposes discrimination against LGBT community

This development comes after a recent example of such prejudice, in which a lesbian couple was kicked out of a restaurant.

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Golden Gods awards: Damien Echols, musicians speak out

These teenagers were vilified simply because they looked and dressed differently, and listened to heavy metal.

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Civil rights activists force corporations to flee ALEC

An online petition campaign-gone-viral this week has triggered an exodus by giant corporations out of ALEC.

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Thousands vow “no justice, no peace” at Sanford rally

Sadness for the Martin family and outrage that Zimmerman has still not been charged permeated the peaceful crowd.

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Demonstrators to focus on mass transit as a civil right

The Occupy Wall Street movement and  Amalgamated Transit Union  jointly declared April 4 a National Day of Action for Jobs and Mass Transit and will demonstrate in 20 cities across the country.

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"Holiday on ICE" is anything but, immigration lawyers charge

This hearing ignored the grim reality of the U.S. immigration detention system, which is marked by abuse.

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Video shows shooter uninjured after Trayvon murder

There are no visible signs of injuries to Zimmermann's head or blood on his clothes. His attorney has said that his client suffered a broken nose and a gash to his head .

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Oaklanders demand justice for Trayvon Martin

Protesters, many wearing hoodies and carrying Skittles and cans of iced tea, gathered in front of City Hall March 26 to express solidarity with the family of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.

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