The president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Thursday that the organization’s longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable and called for change in order to prevent “the end of us as a national movement.”
The City of Pittsburgh and the ACLU have reached a settlement in a discrimination lawsuit over the hiring of African-American police officers.
A state agency charged with investigating civil rights violations now finds itself accused of violating the civil rights of an employee.
Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.
Robert believes that if two, otherwise, completely equal individuals do the same job and are paid different amounts, that this is simply an example of negotiation at its finest.