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New school year brings new sexual harassment and assault regulations

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Universities and K-12 schools are reworking internal policies on how they comply with new sexual harassment and assault regulations from the U.S. Department of Education. The changes, which fall under the federal ...

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Faith leaders urge Congress to give churches immunity from pandemic lawsuits

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As churches struggle to reopen, they must consider not only the threat of the coronavirus but also that of potential lawsuits if someone becomes infected. Several prominent faith leaders, including Franklin Graham ...

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Missouri bill to reduce exposure to sexual materials draws fire from libraries

A Missouri lawmaker has introduced a bill to help keep sexual materials out of the hands of children, but library organizations are lining up against it. State Rep. Ben Baker, a Republican ...

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Democrats pass law stripping employees of many arbitration rights

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Have Democrats killed arbitration? The House of Representatives just passed a bill that would make it harder and more expensive, even impossible, for Americans to resolve conflicts with their employers. The Forced ...

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New Kansas Gov. Kelly makes gender identity rights first official action

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In an unprecedented move, new Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly has issued an executive order forcing private businesses to comply with a state policy that directs who they can and cannot hire based on ...

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Texas city ordinance would restrict who churches hire

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Churches in Austin, Texas may soon be forced to hire staff and pastors that do not agree with central Biblical teachings on marriage and homosexuality if a city ordinance is implemented. The city says ...

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Prairie Village to debate LGBTQ protections

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Prairie Village is considering an ordinance to include sexual orientation in its discrimination policies. The ordinance would expand coverage to all individuals who consider themselves lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transexual or queer (LGBTQ) ...

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