Earlier, the court had blocked President Trump's March 6 order, but has now said it will hear arguments on the legality of the policies The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by allowing his temporary bans on travellers from six Muslim-majority countries and all refugees to go into effect for people with no connection to the United States while agreeing to hear his appeals in the closely watched legal fight. The court, which narrowed the scope of lower court rulings that had completely blocked his March 6 executive order, said it would hear arguments on the legality of one of Trump's signature policies in his first months as president in the court's next term, which starts in October.
It's a new day in Turkey under the rule of their tyrant, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. And in the manner of most famous authoritarians it's a necessary step to mold the thinking of young minds.
Just as NYC Pride festivities got underway on Sunday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo had some timely news to announce: The artist Anthony Goicolea had been chosen to design the first official monument to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people commissioned by the State of New York. On June 26, 2016, after the attack at t he Pulse nightclub in Orlando , Fla., that left 49 people dead, Governor Cuomo formed the LGBT Memorial Commission to honor the fight for equal rights and remember victims of hate, intolerance and violence.
Usually it's a good thing when bluegrass makes it to the evening news. But a story of natural disaster is rarely happy news in anybody's book.
A video of a young Mormon girl revealing to her congregation that she is lesbian and still loved by God - before her microphone is turned off by local church leaders - is sparking a new round of discussions about how the religion handles LGBT issues. Savannah, 13, spoke on May 7 in Eagle Mountain, Utah, about her belief that she is the child of heavenly parents who didn't make any mistakes when she was created.
Srinagar, June 23: The relatives of Deputy Superintendent of Police Mohammed Ayub Pandith, who was lynched to death by a mob outside Jamia Masjid, asked stinging questions to the people of Jammu and Kashmir and separatists. Anger and disbelief was high among the kin of Mohammed Ayub Pandith, as they tried to find out why he was killed.
Amnesty International has called for improved training for police into how to deal with hate crime and for a review of the hate crime legal framework as it publishes a new briefing Against Hate: Tackling hate crime in the UK . The briefing, produced following a study by the University of Leicester, is a review of existing legislation and case studies from victims of hate crime, and is being published on the one-year anniversary of the European Union Referendum vote.
Author of "Dear White America" says Donald Trump is a painkiller for white people's anguish - but it won't work Barack Obama was America's first black president. During his two terms in office he was beloved by African-Americans and other people of color.