National Coming Out Day and Workplace Protections in Maine Against Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination

Read it here. This past Saturday, October 11, 2014 was the 26th National Coming Out Day, an annual civil awareness day, now internationally observed on October 11 to promote awareness of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues and to celebrate the LGBTQ – “Q” for “queer” or “questioning” – community. “It’s a day to be…

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Most Important Civil Rights Law In 50 Years??? Federal Contractors Ordered To Comply With Law Or Lose Government Contracts

Read it here. Public Justice, a left-leaning civil rights advocacy group, called President Obama’s Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces executive order last week the most important advance in civil rights since the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 some 50 years ago this summer.  That strikes me as a bit—actually a lot– of…

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America Turns 238: Three Reasons to Celebrate!

Read it here “Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.” Virtually every American knows these opening words to Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address memorializing those who died in the Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3,…

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Webbert sues former state agriculture commissioner for illegal vendetta against dairy farmer

Read the Bangor Daily News Article Here Webbert told [Justice] Levy on Monday that [Commissioner] Bradstreet’s threats against his client were made clear during their previous dispute over the corn subsidies. “The defendant said, ‘I will ruin you, I will bury you, I will put you out of business,’” Webbert told the judge. “That’s a…

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