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In Ferguson, scathing US report brings pressure for change

By Eric Tucker | Mar 4
A Justice Department report says blacks in Ferguson, Missouri, are disproportionately subject to excessive police force, baseless traffic stops and citations for infractions as petty as walking down the middle of street.

Officials: US Report Finds Racial Bias in Ferguson Police

By Eric Tucker | Mar 3
A Justice Department investigation will allege sweeping patterns of discrimination within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and at the municipal jail and court, law enforcement officials familiar with the report said Tuesday.

'Looking' Star Russell Tovey Apologizes for Comments on Effeminate Men

By Jason St. Amand | Mar 3
"Looking" star Russell Tovey took to Twitter Monday to apologize for comments he made in a recent interview about effeminate men.

9 of 10 New HIV Infections Could Be Averted Via Care

By EDGE | Mar 3
A new CDC study shows that 9 in 10 new HIV infections in the United States could be averted by diagnosing people living with HIV and ensuring they receive prompt, ongoing care and treatment.

Religious Rights Attorney Proposes 'Kill the Gays' Bill for California

By EDGE | Mar 3
A California religious rights attorney has proposed a ballot measure and is in the process of collecting signatures to have a law placed on the books in the Golden State that would make homosexuality a crime punishable by death.

Mich. City Adds Sexual Orientation to Non-Discrimination Ordinance

Mar 3
A city in western Michigan is adding sexual orientation and gender identity to an existing non-discrimination ordinance on housing and employment.

Concerns Over Drug Prompt Delay of Georgia Woman's Execution

By Kate Brumback | Mar 3
Citing concerns about the drug to be used in a lethal injection, corrections officials in Georgia postponed the execution of the state's only female death row inmate for the second time in a week.

Neb. Gov. Ricketts Denounces Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Mar 3
Gov. Pete Ricketts is denouncing a federal judge's decision to strike down Nebraska's constitutional amendment that defines marriage as between one man and one woman.

Arkansas AG Opposes Effort to Lift Stay in Same-Sex Marriage Case

By Andrew DeMillo | Mar 3
The Arkansas attorney general's office on Monday asked a federal judge who struck down the state's gay marriage ban as unconstitutional to not allow same-sex couples to wed while the ruling is being appealed.

Charlotte Rejects LGBT Anti-Discrimination Proposal

Mar 3
Charlotte has rejected a measure protecting people from discrimination because of their sexual orientation.

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