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Calls for the American Civil Liberties Union to get involved in the South Bend police wiretapping investigation may go unanswered. We wanted to know whether the ACLU would get involved and did a little Fact Finding to find out. There are certainly a lot...
The first-graders in Ohio Pack 109's Tiger Scouts didn't know or care their den mother was a lesbian — at least not until the Boy Scouts of America threw her out over the organization's ban on gays. Now, parents who were aware of Jennifer Tyrell'...
WSBT-TV ReporterSOUTH BEND – Demonstrations continue over the killing of a black Florida teenager. This week a demonstration is being held in South Bend. Trayvon Martin, 17, was shot last month in the town of Sanford, Florida by neighborhood watch captain George...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterA large crowd rallied Friday at Jon R. Hunt Plaza as part of a nationwide network of protests against the federal mandate that insurers provide birth control in all employer health plans, even those at many religious organizations. Men, women and...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND -- A proposal to change the city's human rights ordinance to protect people from discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation is already stirring controversy on the Common Council. Council members assigned the measure to...
After South Bend's Common Council has turned it down twice, tonight the city will once again be presented with a human rights ordinance. It's a proposal to outlaw discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation. Similar measures were voted...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterA proposal to outlaw discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation is back before the city’s Common Council. Bill 9-12 is scheduled to be introduced for a first reading and assigned to a committee at Monday’s council meeting,...
Tags: Discrimination, Elections, Human Rights, Civil Rights, Business
The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday will be Monday, and a range of events will mark it. Parking at South Bend’s Century Center, 120 S. St. Joseph St., will be free all day for Monday’s events. And donations of nonperishable food items will...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Human Rights, NAACP, Human Interest, Charity
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Republican presidential candidates are being challenged on gay rights. In a nationally televised debate Sunday, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was queried on comments he made in 1994 saying he would be a voice for...
BOONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the firing of an Indiana sheriff's deputy who accused the department of racism in part because detectives watched excerpts from the movie "Blazing Saddles" in his presence. The Seventh...
Tags: Entertainment, Entertainment Events, Judges, Music, Civil Rights
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal lawsuit claims Indianapolis officials are violating the First Amendment by preventing homeless vendors from selling a newspaper downtown in the week leading up to the Super Bowl. The Indianapolis Star reports (http://...
South Bend TribuneArea Catholic colleges and other religious-based employers are considering their options in the wake of a federal order that they must provide birth-control coverage to women employees by Aug. 1, 2013. The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services...
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