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War On The Poor and People Of Color: Federal Judge Upholds Controversial Voter ID Law In North Carolina

A voting rights rally in Winston-Salem, N.C., in 2015.
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A new era of voter suppression post-Voting Rights Act. A federal judge on Monday afternoon upheld systemic GOP-passed changes to voter eligibility in North Carolina elections, including an enormously controversial voter identification provision that civil rights groups insist unfairly targets black Americans, minority populations, and economically disparaged demographics statewide. It is believed …

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Target Issues Strong Response To LGBT Discrimination, Says Customers Welcome In Fitting Rooms/Bathrooms Corresponding With Gender Identity

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Company issues official statement titled “Continuing to Stand for Inclusivity” As states and school districts across the country in GOP controlled legislatures grapple with laws and ordinances stipulating transgender bathroom – among other legalized discrimination under the guise of “Religious Liberty,” – one multinational retail giant is standing in solidarity against bigotry …

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South Carolina Imitates N.C.’s Anti-LGBT Bathroom Bill In New Legislation, Despite Controversy And Pressure From Business Leaders

A gender-neutral bathroom is seen at the University of California, Irvine in Irvine, California September 30, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/Files

South Carolina has followed Mississippi, whose governor signed a similar bill on Tuesday, in an attempt to become the latest state to force transgender people to use bathrooms corresponding to the gender on their birth certificates. S. 1203, South Carolina's transgender bathroom bill, goes before a cmte, chaired by a …

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