by Ian Millhiser Aug 5, 2015
One day before the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act a federal appeals court wielded that law to strike down a Texas voter suppression law.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Jul 27, 2015
“I walked in and thought, ‘oh my Lord, this is really a prison,'” the former employee told McClatchy DC.
by Zack Ford Jul 24, 2015
Thanks to a "no takesie-backsies" ruling, Houston voters may get to decide whether LGBT people are protected from discrimination.
by Erica Hellerstein Jul 16, 2015
“For our pledges, we just get like, ‘hey, you know man, he’s kind of on the weird side of heterosexual. I honestly thought he was homosexual. It’s kind of weird that he is here.”
by Aviva Shen Jul 16, 2015
A video shows multiple police officers holding 28-year-old Sandra Bland to the ground while she cries out, "You just slammed my head into the ground, do you not even care about that?"
by Zack Ford Jul 7, 2015
Hood County Clerk Katie Lang may now have to pay the price for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
by Alice Ollstein Jul 2, 2015
Perry's record on voting rights, abortion, immigration and the death penalty have been disastrous for people of color.
by Ryan Koronowski Jul 2, 2015
The states most directly impacted by the massive spill announced a deal to settle years of litigation with the oil giant for a total of $18.7 billion.
by Carolyn Davis - Guest Contributor Jun 30, 2015
Paxton may want to consider whether he really wants the distinction of being the latest in a long line of legal minds who have used religion as a weapon against civil rights.
by Casey Quinlan Jun 29, 2015
Pennsylvania is one of many states pushing legislation that would allow a state-run district to transition low-performing traditional public schools into charter schools.