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  • Letter: Congress must act to restore the VRA

    The Voting Rights Act turns 50 — and Congress must restore its protections. Aug. 6 marked the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Voting Rights Act, landmark civil rights legislation for the protection of voters from discrimination. The VRA is one of the most significant laws ever passed by Congress, and it has changed America. But despite that success, today the Voting Rights Act does not offer the same protections it did in 1965.
  • In Theory: Justices confirm faith in religious garments

    In Theory: Justices confirm faith in religious garments
    This month, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a 17-year-old Muslim girl who was rejected a job at an Abercrombie & Fitch store because she wore a head scarf. In 2008, Samantha Elauf wore a black head scarf to an interview for a sales position at an...

    In Theory: Does a prisoner have a right to facial hair?

    The U.S. Supreme Court this month heard the case of Gregory Holt, a prisoner serving a life sentence in Arkansas who says he wants to grow a beard in observance of his religious beliefs. The state of Arkansas considers the converted Muslim, who now...

    Protesters regroup at Hobby Lobby

    Protesters regroup at Hobby Lobby
    A protest sprung up at Hobby Lobby in Burbank Saturday, roughly three months after an initial series of demonstrations that followed the opening of the craft chain on Victory Boulevard. The protest, hosted by the Reproductive Justice Coalition of Los...

    Burbank will appeal ruling by U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

    The Burbank City Council authorized a petition Tuesday to appeal a ruling by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals that a former Burbank police detective can sue the city for allegedly placing him on administrative leave for disclosing police misconduct....