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Women’s groups, advocates for the homeless and those who support victims of sexual assault or stalking are cheering a near-unanimous vote today on a...
How will they react to a rule set to come today from the labor department stating that any employee can take leave from work to care for a same-sex spouse no matter whether or not they "live in a state that recognizes their marital status"?
It’s unclear who was making decisions to treat Gillespie differently than the thousands of other arrestees the sheriff department deals with annually.
The plan aimed to encourage undocumented residents to help bolster public safety by reporting crimes. Critics now say the plan was either half hearted or mostly politics.
A bill aimed mainly at bolstering American Indian law enforcement power to investigate rape and other crimes committed on tribal lands passed the U.S. House last week with overwhelming bipartisan support. Rights groups, who have watched similar efforts fail time and again, hailed the move as a major step in stemming the epidemic of violence that plagues Indian women in particular. Some House Republicans, however, including Colorado Reps Mike Coffman and Doug Lamborn objected to the bill, voting against it not based on its substance, which they agree addresses a serious problem, but because of the cursory way they say the Democrats pushed the bill through Congress.
What with actor Charlie Sheen allegedly going rogue on his wife on Christmas Eve in Aspen and an English poker player being extradited to...