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LGBT anti-discrimination campaign turns in nearly 500,000 signatures for 20…

Legislation reintroduced to add protections for sexual orientation/gender identity A Michigan bill which would expand civil rights protections to include sexual orientation and gender identity/expression has been reintroduced in the legislature. House Bill 4297 is sponsored by 50 Democrats and 1 Republican (Rep. Tommy Brann, R-Wyoming). Currently, the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act protects people from…

DC Statehood would give full rights of citizenship to 712,000 Americans

DC is a historically Black city and Black people still make 47% of the population. And although DC’s 712,000 residents pay taxes, vote in elections, serve in the military and carry out all the responsibilities of American citizenship, they have little say in the regulation of their city; the Federal Government solely holds that power, including affecting local laws, city funding and its operations.