House Bill 3458, the MICRO Act. I think it's fairly evident that someone who knows nothing about guns drafted this ignorant piece of legislation. This post Proposed Micro Stamping Legislation – The Legal Brief ~ VIDEO appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
On Thursday, Republicans in the House of Representatives unveiled their much-anticipated tax plan — and it’s already wildly unpopular, according to Vanity Fair‘s Bess Levin. “The ungracefully titled Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” Levin said, is “as ungainly and...
Following the growing list of accusations against Kevin Spacey, Netflix was lauded for "pulling the plug" on House of Cards. This wasn't entirely accurate or fair. The sixth season had already been determined to be the show's last--the announcement of...
The U.S. government has filed a lawsuit against Guam and the island's Chamorro Land Trust Commission saying the territory's government has violated provisions of the federal Fair Housing Act. The … Click to Continue »
House members introduce “Save Local Business Act (H.R. 3441), which would restore the traditional joint employer standard that the NLRB upended and modifies the definition of joint employer under the Fair Labor Standards Act to be consistent...Show More Summary
A new report lays out a stubborn barrier to equality and upward mobility Anniversaries are great times to reflect. With the looming 50th anniversary of the landmark Fair Housing Act coming up next year, researcher and scholar Richard D. Show More Summary
Trump Loving Racist James Prater Violates Fair Housing Act By Refusing To Sell His Home To "Foreigners"
HUD Secretary Ben Carson suggested to the Washington Examiner that because the Supreme Court has upheld the validity of disparate-impact claims under the Fair Housing Act, the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (“AFFH”) rule promulgated...Show More Summary
This House bill wants to forbid the federal government from protecting trans folks under existing civil rights laws like Title IX, the Fair Housing Act, and the Affordable Care Act.
Heidi Shierholz and Celine McNicholas of the Economic Policy Institute Policy Center submitted the following letter to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education & the Workforce, on June 28, 2017.
White House Warns Reporters Not to Report on Instructions About Not Reporting on Thursday’s Press Conference: Wow, this is too Kafkaesque. The Trump administration, acting on the fairly sound logic that its supporters don’t care in any...Show More Summary
The Trump administration, acting on the fairly sound logic that its supporters don't care in any way whatsoever about the civic principle that the government should be scrutinized by a free press, has started to cut down on the number of press conferences it gives that occur on camera. Show More Summary
Racial discrimination in mortgage lending is prohibited under the federal Fair Housing Act (FHA). But the city of Philadelphia says the practice is still alive and well at Wells Fargo.
The city of Philadelphia has sued Wells Fargo, accusing the bank of discriminating against minority home buyers. The complaint, filed Monday in a federal court in Pennsylvania, alleges that Wells Fargo violated the Fair Housing Act of 1968 by "steering" minority borrowers into mortgages that were...
Sixth Circuit ruling breaks new ground in disturbing ways: employer can be sued under Fair Housing Act if it withdraws job offer based on disapproval of accepted applicant’s public position on a housing controversy [Linkletter v. Western...Show More Summary
On Monday, the conservative effort to hobble the Fair Housing Act failed once again at the Supreme Court. By a 5-3 vote, the justices ruled that, under the FHA, cities can sue banks whose predatory lending practices increase segregation. Show More Summary
Supreme Court interprets the Fair Housing Act... fairly.
"Now the Third Circuit... reversed grants of summary judgment in favor of the two blog writers and ruled that they could properly be sued for damages for creating a hostile environment under the Fair Housing Act."It described as “harassment”...Show More Summary
The Wall Street Journal: Mutiny at the Labor Department Hans Bader: The Fair Housing Act vs. free speech George Selgin: The case for stable spending Al Hunt: The swamp roots for Kushner Reading Around
In April 2015, landlord Deepika Avanti refused to rent one of her townhouses to the Smith family in the tiny town of Gold Hill, Colorado, in Boulder County. Avanti denied the Smiths, spouses Tonya Smith and Rachel Smith, who is transgender, and their two children, housing because of concerns regarding the children and "noise" as well as the Smiths' "unique relationship."...