Judge Rules Against Florist Who Didn't Want To Serve GaysA judge has decided the state of Washington has the authority to bring a consumer protection lawsuit against a florist who refused to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding ceremony.
Best MLK Weekend Getaways In AmericaCities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.
Monitor: Seattle Police Making Progress On ReformsFrom new training programs to better record-keeping, the Seattle Police Department is making good strides toward reform, according to the court-appointed monitor for the efforts.
George Takei Beams At Front Of Seattle Pride March Thousands of people gathered in downtown Seattle on Sunday for the city's 40th annual Pride Parade
Oregon Judge Strikes Down Gay Marriage BanA federal judge on Monday struck down Oregon's voter-approved ban on gay marriage, saying it is unconstitutional
Oregon Campaign To Turn Away Same-Sex Couples SuspendedFriends of Religious Freedom disagreed with the language of a proposed ballot initiative allowing business owners to refuse service to customers whose lifestyle was not in agreement with the owner's beliefs.
Opinion: Republicans Finally Admitting To Voter Suppression EffortsIt is not news when Republicans try to block access to the ballot box for poor, minority and elderly voters. What is unusual is that Republicans are admitting it.
Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race RelationsUnfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.
Opinion: Obama’s Talk Of A War on Women Contradicted By The Elevation Of Hillary ClintonHillary Clinton is a glowing example of the heights women are reaching in the United States in recent times. She contradicts the notion thrust forth by President Obama and his political party that there is an alleged-“War on Women”.
Opinion: Binders Full Of Women Is Only Tip Of Romney Anti-Women IcebergRomney is lucky that people grabbed on to the "binders full of women" comment because his comment about giving his female Chief of Staff flex time so she could go home and cook dinner was mostly over looked.
Opinion: Democrats Turn Out Supporters For Early Vote As Republicans Try To Suppress VoteEarly vote was once an idea that both parties promoted. But as Democrats grow in their ability to use it to their strategic advantage, Republicans have sought to reduce or eliminate it.
Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government GiveawayConveniently-timed for Obama's reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.