August 10, 2012

Racial Profiling Allegations in Arizona

In Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio was in federal court recently where a group of Latinos sued his department over evidence showing that Arpaio and his deputies racially profiled Hispanics. The group that is suing is not seeking money damages, but want a statement stating that Arpaio’s office racially profiles people. They are also seeking a non-discrimination policy to prevent this type of behavior from happening in the future. The group is claiming that Arpaio’s officers […]
August 10, 2012

Nebraskan lesbian victim in hate-crime assault

A Nebraskan woman who is 33 years old and lesbian was a victim of a hate crim by three men who broke into her house and tied her up. They then carved anti-gay slurs into her arms and abdomen. Then in a final act, they set her house on fire, but luckily the fire only caused about $200 in damage. Read more In recent years, criminal acts involving violence, intimidation and destruction of property based […]
August 9, 2012

Chick-fil-A's stance on gay marriage raising eyebrows

The fast food company, Chick-fil-A, stands for Christian values in which its 1,600 restaurants nationwide close on Sundays. However, recently the fast food restaurant took a stance on gay marriage when President Dan Cathy told the Baptist Press, “We are very much supportive of the family – the biblical definition of the family unit. We are a family-owned business, a family-led business, and we are married to our first wives. We give God thanks for […]