A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider its ruling banning the removal of prospective jurors because of their sexual orientation.
The state attorney general’s office says the number of hate crimes reported in California declined about 12 percent last year and has dropped by more than a third over the last decade.
An appeals court gave little indication Wednesday whether a potential juror can be booted from a trial solely because of sexual orientation. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, based in San Francisco, listened to an hour of legal arguments on the issue.
A key State Senate committee approved a bill Monday that would ban what’s known as “reparative” or “sexual orientation change” therapy for minors.
California public universities may soon ask students about their sexual orientation.
Largely below the radar screen in the new MLB collective bargaining agreement, two little words have been inserted that speak volumes about how far the world of sports has come on the issue of sexual orientation