As the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments in a case challenging the Voting Rights Act of 1968, civil rights advocates are rising to support the anti-discriminatory law. But why?
Rhode Island became the tenth state in the nation to legalize gay marriage on Thursday evening, when Governor Lincoln Chafee signed the recently passed bill into law. The final vote wasn't even close.
The Senate added an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that bars the military from using any funds to transfer suspected terrorists to jails on American soil, and the president remains stuck in a bind.
It's official, guys: San Francisco has banned public nudity. No more hanging out pantsless at bus stops in the Castro or nude sunbathing on Fisherman's Wharf or naked mud wrestling in Golden Gate Park. To put it rather bluntly, no more fun.
On Monday, The New York Times reported on a new study that reveals a sad fact: The United States Constitution is no longer cool.
Vint Cerf is ruffling nerds' feathers with his Thursday op-ed in The New York Times that claims in almost trollish fashion: "Internet Is Not a Human Right."
Governor Chris Gregoire issued a commanding statement Wednesday about his plans to introduce a bill to legalize gay marriage in the state next week.
Despite having once threatened to veto the bill due to controversial language about the treatment of suspected terrorists, the president signed the controversial National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law on Saturday.
As the nation prepares for a Supreme Court showdown on immigration laws, South Carolina Federal Judge Richard M. Gergel set a precedent by blocking the harshest parts of his state's new laws.
Helped organize the Alabama protests that led to the Voting Rights and Civil Rights acts
The civil rights icon had a personal connection to her campaign against sexual violence
Even undecided Republicans seems like they're ready for a decision
The governor spoke to reporters outside of his office Monday night
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