Tag: constitution

Teacher accuses TC College of discrimination

Gill says English Department chair at Northeast Campus told her the state and the school ‘do not like homosexuals’ Jacqueline “Jackie” Gill TAMMYE NASH  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com HURST — Jacqueline “Jackie” Gill...

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Texas: A not-so-great state

As Perry eyes the presidency and Dewhurst makes a bid for the Senate, let’s look at the story the numbers really tell Phyllis Guest | Taking Note It seems that while David Dewhurst is running for the U.S. Senate, Rick Perry —...

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Hundreds rally against Ind. marriage amendment

DEANNA MARTIN | Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Several hundred people gathered Monday at the Indiana Statehouse to rally against a proposed constitutional amendment banning gay marriage and civil unions. The “Equality for...

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Boehner says House will defend DOMA

Speaker John Boehner Republican Speaker John Boehner says House leaders will appoint a lawyer to defend the Defense of Marriage Act in court, in the wake of President Barack Obama’s decision to no longer do so. “It...

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Federal judge declares DADT unconstitutional

READ THE FULL TEXT OF THE RULING Lisa Keen  |  Keen News Service A federal judge in California on Thursday declared the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy unconstitutional, saying it violates both the First Amendment...

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Happy Census Day

About half of all census forms have been returned nationwide. And who’s lagging the country in complying? Texas, of course, Dallas is particularly bad. Yes, our bitch-about-federal-spending culture will help cost the...

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