Avvo, LGBT, Marriage, Rights

The mystery of gays and marriage

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How will the gay community’s attitude toward marriage change in the wake of the Supreme Court’s historic ruling?

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Love wins: Supreme Court rules in favor of gay marriage


So many people fought for so long to secure true equality for LGBT Americans. As Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote: “the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.”

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Lisa Bloom, News, Rights, Safety, Tips & How-To

7 things you must do immediately if you’re the victim of excessive police force


More than 1000 Americans are killed by law enforcement each year, and many more are injured. The top 7 tips to protect your rights.

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Lisa Bloom, News, Rights

Death throes for the Boy Scouts’ discrimination against gay Scout leaders?


The lesson in Robert Gates’ “I’m-doing-it-because-you’re-making-me-not-because-I-want-to” statement is the power of persistent activism.

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Business, Money, Rights, Safety, Tips & How-To

Ask Avvo: Should I file a workers’ compensation claim or a personal injury lawsuit?


Avvo attorneys answer your legal questions. This week: If you’re hurt on the job, which is better for you — workers’ compensation or a personal injury lawsuit?

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Lisa Bloom, News, Rights, Safety

Do police lie?


“Almost everyone twists the truth to avoid punishment, especially when they think they can get away with it.”

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Consumer Protection, Real Estate, Rights, Tips & How-To

Eviction and tenant rights: What to do when you get an eviction notice


Everything you need to know about coping with a tenant’s worst nightmare.

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Education, Family, Government & Politics, Money, News, Rights

Equal Pay Day reflections around the Web


An #EqualPayDay roundup of the top tweets and articles that got us thinking about gender dynamics in our personal and professional lives.

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Lisa Bloom, News, Rights

Indiana jury makes dangerous call in feticide case


After making headlines for LGBT discrimination, Indiana is back in the news — this time for targeting women’s reproductive rights.

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Government & Politics, News, Rights

Whose rights are most right? Religious freedom laws spark debate


Indiana’s recent Religious Freedom Restoration Act sparked fiery debate about whose rights are being infringed upon the most.

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