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Fresh Updates from RACBlog: LGBT Rights

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: LGBT Rights

#LoveWins – Reactions to Obergefell v. Hodges LGBT Marriage Equality
Posted on Friday June 26, 2015

Today, the Supreme Court issued an historic 5-4 ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges in favor of marriage equality. Justice Anthony Kennedy’s majority opinion strongly advocated for expanding freedom as the need arises. The nature of injustice is that we may not always see it in our own times. The generations that wrote and ratified the […]

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Carrying On the Social Justice Torch for Voting Rights
Posted on Friday June 26, 2015

51 years ago, on June 21, 1964, civil rights workers James Earl Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael “Mickey” Schwerner were abducted in Neshoba County, Mississippi and murdered by members of the Ku Klux Klan. Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner had been in Mississippi preparing and registering African Americans to vote as part of Freedom Summer. The […]

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Host a Pride Shabbat This June

June is LGBT Pride Month! Hosting a Pride Shabbat service is an excellent way to honor the movement for LGBT equality and inclusion, to celebrate recent victories against discrimination, and to commit to the work ahead. 

The Safe Schools Improvement Act would ensure that all school districts have clear and comprehensive policies prohibiting bullying and harassment.

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Contact Our Legislative Policy Team

For more information on this issue, contact Eisendrath Legislative Assistant Jordan Dashow at (202) 387-2800.