Nevada Bills Enacting Indiana-Style Religious Freedom Law DroppedNevada lawmakers are dropping two bills that would enact religious protections into state law that opponents criticized as opening the door for discrimination.
Utah Lawmakers To Vote On Religious Rights, Discrimination BillsUtah lawmakers are scheduled to vote Wednesday on a Mormon church-backed anti-discrimination bill that protects gay and transgender residents and religious rights.
Arizona Governor Returns Home Amid Furor Over BillGov. Jan Brewer facing massive political pressure over whether to sign bill that allows businesses that cite religious beliefs to deny service to gays.
Ariz. Legislature Approves Bill Allowing Businesses To Refuse Service To Gays Due To Religious Beliefs The Arizona Legislature gave final approval to legislation that allows business owners asserting their religious beliefs to refuse service to gays, drawing backlash from Democrats who called the proposal "state-sanctioned discrimination" and an embarrassment.
Court Hears Discrimination Case Over Wedding CakeA Colorado court will decide if a baker violated discrimination laws when he refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple.
Heller Helps Pass Worplace Discrimination BillThe Senate has approved a bill outlawing workplace discrimination against gay, bisexual and transgender Americans.
Senator Heller, You've Got MailThousands of Nevadans are showing their support to end discrimination for the gay and transgender community in the workplace.
Shuttle Firm: Sorry For Treatment Of Gay CoupleThe company that runs the shuttle service to the Albuquerque airport's rental-car center is apologizing after a driver allegedly ordered a gay couple to sit in the back of the shuttle bus.
Whole Foods Market Examines Language Policy Amid BacklashA local grassroots organization is claiming that employees of one Whole Foods Market location have been prohibited from speaking Spanish while working.
Nevada Firm Pays $70k In Suit Over Pregnant Worker A government contractor at the Hawthorne Army Depot in northern Nevada has agreed to pay $70,000 to settle a lawsuit over the firing of a pregnant woman and her husband.
Photographer Cites Artistic Freedom In Denying Lesbian Clients During AppealThe New Mexico Supreme Court on Monday morning hears the appeal of an Albuquerque photographer fined by the state for refusing to take pictures of a lesbian couple's commitment ceremony.
Judge Asked To Reconsider Discrimination Ruling In Arpaio Case Maricopa County is asking a judge to reconsider her decision not to dismiss the county from a lawsuit alleging that Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office carried out a pattern of discrimination against Latinos in its immigration patrols.