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VIDEO: Rally for Marriage Equality at the Supreme Court!

On Tuesday, March 26, thousands of people gathered in front of the Supreme Court building to speak out in support of the right for same-sex couples to get married. President and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human … Continue reading

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Civil Rights News: Alternatives to Detaining Immigrants; SCOTUS Hears DOMA, Same-Sex Marriage Arguments

Compiled by Emily Van Dusen, a Spring 2013 intern at The Leadership Conference Education Fund Why detain nonviolent immigrants? The Los Angeles Times – Editorial Many immigrants currently being held by the Department of Homeland Security have either no criminal … Continue reading

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Civil Rights News: SCOTUS Hears ‘Motor Voter’ Challenge; Will High Court Justices’ Personal Lives Color View of Marriage?; Middleground on Pathway to Citizenship for Immigration Reform

Compiled by Philomena Ogalo, a Spring 2013 intern at The Leadership Conference Education Fund High Court Divided over Ariz. Voter Requirement Jesse J. Holland Associated Press The Supreme Court met on Monday to hear Arizona v. ITCA, a case about … Continue reading

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Civil Rights News: Wins for Marriage Equality in Four States; Impact of Latino Voters; Dream Act Stands in Maryland

Compiled by Shannon Housley, a Fall 2012 intern at The Leadership Conference Education Fund Liberals Score Social Victories, May Signal Major Shift Elizabeth Weise, Dennis Cauchon and William M. Welch USA TODAY In addition to choosing the president and deciding … Continue reading

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