5 things to know about the 1964 Civil Rights Act

Source:  Associated Press/Washington Post WASHINGTON — On July 2, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964, one of the most significant civil rights achievements in U.S. history. This new law made it illegal to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin; It ended school, work and public facility …

United States Patent and Trademark Office Rules Redskins Logo Offensive, Cancel Trademark Protection

Source: Bruce Handy/Vanity Fair The nickname Redskins, as in the Washington Redskins, is racist, and the team and the N.F.L. should be ashamed of themselves for not having changed it years if not decades ago. Really, it’s obvious. But the judges on the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the United States Patent and Trademark Office couldn’t be quite so blunt. …

Supreme Court Rules Against Obama and Affordable Care Act in Birth Control Case

Source Bill Mears/CNN Supreme Court Producer Washington (CNN) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that closely held companies cannot be required to pay to cover some types of contraceptives for their employees, ending its term with a narrow legal and political setback for a controversial part of President Barack Obama’s health care reform law. In a 5-4 decision, the high court’s conservatives …

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