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New Movie Takes On The Topic Of Bullying

A new movie coming out this weekend takes on the topic of bullying. The movie is a fictional tale about a 16-year-old girl and the abuse she experiences at the hands of a classmate. Bullying has been a hot topic for some time now. It has received more attention from popular culture, parents, educators and administrators than perhaps ever before.

Another Step In The Push For LGBT Rights

The U.S. State Department announced the creation of a new senior level position that could help advance the rights and equality of LGBT persons worldwide. The State Department has named a Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Persons. The new role has been filled by Randy W. Berry who is a highly experienced diplomat. He has previously served as the U.S. Consul General in Amsterdam, Netherlands; Auckland, New Zealand; and as a State Department official in Uganda, Bangladesh, Egypt, South Africa and Washington D.C.

New Jersey Strikes A Blow In Strange Battle

If there were any question that members of the LGBT community are still subjected to outrageous, discriminatory treatment, a lawsuit moving through New Jersey courts should answer it. The Judge handling the case made a noteworthy ruling this week in describing a type of consumer fraud. Therapists who claim that they can change a person's sexual orientation or who label homosexuality as a curable mental disorder are committing fraud. The ruling from a New Jersey Superior Court Judge opens the door for lawsuits against these therapists for violating the Consumer Fraud Act.

New Jersey Civil Rights and Employment Rights Trial Lawyer Discusses Baker's Refusal to Provide Wedding Cake to a Same-Sex Couple

So here's the trend; conservative religious business owners are using their (misunderstood) "right" of "freedom of religion" to refuse service to same sex couples. Photographers refuse to photograph same-sex weddings. Florists won't arrange flowers. Venues won't host ceremonies and receptions. And now, a baker won't make a cake.

New Jersey Employment and Civil Rights Trial Lawyer Discusses Fayetteville Arkansas Repeal of Civil Rights Law

I'm a big science fiction fan; I hope you are too. If you are, and you know anyone who has a machine that would allow us to put a dome over the State of Arkansas, or better yet, just cut it loose from the United States, let it drift out to sea and then sink it, let me know.

New Jersey Employment and Civil Rights Trial Lawyer Discusses the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Kellogg Brown and Root (KBR) and Attacks on Whistleblower Protection Laws

"Or...Well, Of Course, The Perpetrators Of Fraud Against A Government Want To Weaken The Laws That Protect Whistleblowers."

New Jersey Employment and Civil Rights Trial Lawyer Discusses the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Kellogg Brown and Root (KBR) and Attacks on Whistleblower Protection Laws

"Or...Well, Of Course, The Perpetrators Of Fraud Against A Government Want To Weaken The Laws That Protect Whistleblowers."

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