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Supreme Court To Hear Cases Over Employment, Housing Bias

The 11 cases the Justices will hear in the new term will touch on everything from political spending to redistricting to racial and religious discrimination.

10/03/2014

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Transgender Women Claim They Were Mistreated At W.Va. DMVs

Two transgender women say they were ordered to take off their makeup, jewelry and wigs at West Virginal Division of Motor Vehicles offices or they would not get new driver’s license photos.

07/12/2014

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Restoration of Felons’ Rights in Va. Rising

The number of felons that have had their rights restored under a new streamlined system that was put in place this past summer has grown to 1,577.

10/17/2013

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Va. Felons Have Guide to Help Them Regain Rights

A new resource is available for offenders seeking to have their civil rights restored.

08/30/2013

Two young protesters with their mothers during a gay rights rally in Hollywood on May 26, 2009. (credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Same-Sex Marriage Cases Get Supreme Court Review

The Supreme Court is taking a potentially historic look at same-sex marriage by agreeing to hear two cases that challenge governments’ different treatment of gay Americans.

12/08/2012

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