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LGBT Rights Lawyer Running for Michigan Attorney General

LGBT Rights Lawyer Running for Michigan Attorney General

By David Eggert | Aug 17
A criminal defense lawyer who helped win a battle to strike down Michigan's gay marriage ban launched her candidacy for state attorney general Tuesday.

Texas Governor Suggests 'Bathroom Bill' Likely Dead for Now

Texas Governor Suggests 'Bathroom Bill' Likely Dead for Now

By Paul J. Weber | Aug 17
Texas Gov. Abbott said he revived a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people even though he was told it would never get a vote in the GOP-controlled state House, while signaling that the twice-failed effort is dead for the or the foreseeable future.

Attorneys for Pulse Shooter's Wife Fighting Sanctions

Attorneys for Pulse Shooter's Wife Fighting Sanctions

By Terrance Harris | Aug 17
Attorneys representing the wife of the Florida night club shooter could face sanctions by a federal judge.

AP Explains: How the Texas 'Bathroom Bill' Keeps Faltering

AP Explains: How the Texas 'Bathroom Bill' Keeps Faltering

By Paul J. Weber | Aug 16
A Texas version of a North Carolina-style "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people again sputtered out.

Trump Signs Order to Speed Infrastructure Construction

Trump Signs Order to Speed Infrastructure Construction

By Joan Lowy and Michael Biesecker | Aug 16
President Donald Trump said Tuesday he has signed a new executive order intended to make more efficient the federal permitting process for construction of transportation, water and other infrastructure projects without harming the environment.

Charlottesville Prompts Pennsylvania Dems to Revisit State's Hate Crime Laws

Charlottesville Prompts Pennsylvania Dems to Revisit State's Hate Crime Laws

Aug 16
Pennsylvania is the only state in the Northeast that does not cover violence against LGBTQ people in its hate crime laws.

Social Media Harnessed to Expose White Nationalists at Rally

Social Media Harnessed to Expose White Nationalists at Rally

By Barbara Ortutay | Aug 16
One of the social media posts resembled a wanted poster or a missing-persons flyer: Photographs of men were arranged in rows, seeking their names and employers.

Kim Kardashian West Sorry for Defending Makeup Artist Jeffree Star

Kim Kardashian West Sorry for Defending Makeup Artist Jeffree Star

Aug 16
Kim Kardashian West is apologizing after feeling the ire of the internet for defending a makeup artist who used racial slurs several times on camera.

Oregon Governor Expands Abortion, Reproductive Coverage

Oregon Governor Expands Abortion, Reproductive Coverage

By Andrew Selsky | Aug 16
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Tuesday signed into law a bill expanding coverage on abortions and other reproductive services to thousands of Oregonians.

'Bathroom Bill' Dies Again in Texas as Session Abruptly Ends

'Bathroom Bill' Dies Again in Texas as Session Abruptly Ends

By Paul J. Weber and Will Weissert | Aug 16
A Texas "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people died again late Tuesday along with many of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's summer demands.

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