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4 West Coast Mayors Lift City-Funded Travel Ban To Indiana

The mayors of four West Coast cities say they’re lifting bans imposed on city-funded travel to Indiana after changes were made to that state’s religious objections law to make clear it can’t be used to discriminate.

CBS Seattle–04/07/2015

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Tim Cook: ‘Religious Objection’ Laws Are Dangerous

Apple CEO penned a Washington Post editorial warning that bills like the one enacted in Indiana could be “used as an excuse to discriminate.”

03/30/2015

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Workers Sue Daimler Trucks Over Racial Slurs, Threats

Daimler Trucks North America did not immediately respond to a message seeking comment on the lawsuit

CBS Seattle–02/24/2015

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Florist Who Refused To Provide Flowers For Gay Wedding To Appeal

KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — A florist who refused to provide flowers for a gay wedding plans to appeal a judge’s ruling that she broke a Washington state antidiscrimination law. Alliance Defending Freedom says the ruling […]

02/19/2015

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Judge: Florist Who Refused Gay Wedding Broke Law

A florist in Washington state who refused to provide flowers to a gay couple for their wedding violated state consumer protection and anti-discrimination law, a judge ruled Wednesday

CBS Seattle–02/18/2015

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Veteran Sues Over Discriminatory Hiring

The Oregonian reports Bruce Prunk is seeking lost wages and financial damages of $500,000

CBS Seattle–07/22/2014

Idaho same-sex couples can't get married or have their marriages recognized until the 9th Circuit or U.S. Supreme Court decides whether to let stand a ruling overturning Idaho's ban. (Getty Images)

Court: Gay Marriage Must Remain On Hold In Idaho

Idaho same-sex couples can’t get married or have their marriages recognized until the 9th Circuit or U.S. Supreme Court decides whether to let stand a ruling overturning Idaho’s ban.

05/20/2014

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Idaho Couples Ask Judge To Rule On Gay Marriage

They say the state’s ban on gay marriage is discrimination based on gender and sexual orientation.

02/20/2014

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Richland Gay Wedding Flowers Case Goes To Court

The dispute over a Richland florist who declined to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding goes to court Friday. Oral arguments are scheduled in Benton County Superior Court.

06/28/2013

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Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government Giveaway

Conveniently-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.

09/27/2012

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