Justice Department attorneys investigating Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio for civil rights violations, are giving his lawyers until next Tuesday to turn over requested documents.
Governor David Paterson signed into law a bill stipulating that a person who has been the victim of sex trafficking can go back to court to have arrests for prostitution erased from their record.
Nineteen protesters, including the Rev. William Barber II, president of the North Carolina NAACP, were arrested Tuesday in Raleigh at a school board meeting.
CHICAGO - Just days after the conviction of former police Commander Jon Burge here, Rep. Danny K. Davis, D-Ill., introduced a bill that would make police torture of suspects a crime against humanity and a federal crime with no statute of limitations.
Manhattan's LGBT pride march, the largest and oldest in the nation, and one of the largest in the world, capped off a the June 19-27th Pride Week.
A federal jury here on Monday, June 28, found former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge guilty on all three counts of obstruction of justice and perjury for lying about torture in a civil lawsuit.
Thousands thronged the streets here June 26 and 27, enjoying the 40th anniversary of this city's Gay Pride celebration with brilliant rainbow-hued costumes, musical and theatrical events, and just plain fun.
Marriage equality activists are refusing to let the pro-discrimination voices of the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) go unanswered this summer.
Marriage equality supporters rally outside courthouse as closing arguments are given, moving case one step closer to its probable destination: U.S. Supreme Court.
Arizona Republicans say they plan to introduce new legislation this fall that, if passed, would block the children of undocumented immigrants from becoming citizens.