Arkansas passes bill blocking anti-discrimination laws against LGBT people – The Week Magazine

The Week MagazineArkansas passes bill blocking anti-discrimination laws against LGBT peopleThe Week MagazineOn Friday, the Arkansas legislature passed a bill preventing cities and counties from passing laws that would criminalize LGBT discrimination in housing, jobs, and businesses. The Arkansas House of Representatives voted 57-20 in favor of the bill …

Bill would allow employers a pass on hiring smokers (Albuquerque Journal)

State measure pushed by Presbyterian Healthcare Services.


Jim Crow Laws/Discrimination

Catholic teachers' lifestyles, private opinions feared to be under scrutiny in new code of conduct

Feb. 19, 2015, 12:15 a.m. Catholic teachers who fear their private lives will come under the scrutiny of a new code of conduct are angry they will not be able to rely on anti-discrimination laws for protection.