March 20, 2012

Danny Evins, Restaurant Founder and Focus of Controversy, Dies at 76

Danny Evins, founder of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, passed away on January 14, 2012, at the age of 76. Evins sparked controversy in 1991 after he defended a company directive to fire employees “whose sexual preferences fail to demonstrate normal heterosexual values.”
March 13, 2012

Canadian Medical Association Journal: Doctors should wait 30 weeks to reveal baby’s gender to curb sex-based abortions

Doctors should wait 30 weeks to reveal baby’s gender to curb sex-based abortions
January 23, 2012

Town in PA bans sexual orientation based discrimination

The Susquehanna Township in PA has now banned discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
January 19, 2012

PA liquor board pulls Date Rape Advertisement

A Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board advertisement has been pulled from public view after critics found that it blamed women for being victims. The advertisement was intended to warn young people about the relationship between excess drinking and rape.
December 9, 2011

EEOC Disability Lawsuit Against Bank of America

In Chicago, Illinois, the Bank of America Corporation was charged with violating federal law. According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) lawsuit, the bank failed to accommodate a legally blind data entry worker and then fired him after one day’s work because of his disability.