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Discrimination

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  • Judge dismisses harassment case

    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has dismissed a major discrimination and harassment lawsuit filed by a former police lieutenant. In filing the lawsuit, former Burbank Police Lt. Omar Rodriguez claimed he was placed on administrative leave in...
  • In Theory: Should Lowes have pulled its ads?

    Q. Home improvement store Lowe's has pulled its advertising from the TLC reality show “All-American Muslim” because of a campaign by the conservative Florida Family Assn. The FFA claims that “'All-American Muslim' is propaganda that...
  • Political Landscape: Schiff still fighting for genocide resolution

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and other advocates for a congressional resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide are taking a new tack this year, seeking both a genocide recognition vote and approval of a measure condemning religious discrimination...
  • In Theory: Can Muslims shake off a negative image?

    Q. As Muslims around the world observe the holy month of Ramadan, a new survey shows that American Muslims are happier than ever. A Gallup study found that 60% of Muslim Americans surveyed reported they were “thriving,” slightly higher than...
  • Intersections: Misdirected fear led to Sikh temple shooting

    “Foe and stranger there is none, I am at peace with every one.” These are the words of Guru Arjan Devi Ji, the fifth of 10 spiritual teachers that gave way to Sikhism, a 15th century religion founded in India's Punjab region on the ideals...
  • In Theory: A pastor fumbles a difficult situation

    A Mississippi church is coming under fire for blocking an African American couple from getting married there two days before the ceremony was due to happen. Charles and Te'Andrea Wilson had been attending the First Baptist Church of Crystal Springs for...
  • Judge clears way for joint police officer lawsuit against Glendale

    Four current and a former Glendale Armenian American police officers can move forward with their federal discrimination and harassment lawsuit against the city after a judge last week refused to throw out the claims. U.S. District Court Judge Josephine...
  • Glendale prevails in age discrimination lawsuit, attorney vows appeal

    The attorney for a former city secretary who claims she faced age discrimination said this week that they will appeal a jury’s decision to deny her $1.3 million claim. The former employee, Mary Rodriguez, sued the city in 2008, claiming in Los...
  • Religious discrimination trial for ex-JPL worker starts

    Religious discrimination trial for ex-JPL worker starts
    The judge in the trial of a former Jet Propulsion Laboratory employee who claims he was fired for his belief that God had a hand in shaping the universe will determine what’s dogma and what isn’t, not a religious expert. David Coppedge, a...
  • In Theory: Is America Islamophobic?

    Last week's Time magazine cover story by Bobby Ghosh reported that "hate speech against Muslims and Islam is growing both more widespread and more heated," with protests against a mosque in lower Manhattan and the building of other mosques elsewhere not...
  • In Theory: The church and gay lifestyles

    A recent poll by the Public Religion Research Institute asked 1,017 Americans their view on religion and homosexuality, between Oct. 14 and 17, in the wake of a highly publicized rash of suicides by gay people. The poll revealed that most Americans...
  • In Theory: Reactions to Prop. 8 ruling

    A California federal judge struck down Proposition 8, the state's law that prohibits same-sex marriage, last week. What are your thoughts on this ruling?   Judge Walker needs to address our concern that his own sexual orientation clouded his judgment....