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    Newsmakers with Tony Perkins

    Tony Perkins talked about political and business reactions to the Indiana and Arkansas religious freedom laws, as well as the role of conservatives in the 2016…

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    Peace Corps Response to Sexual Assault Risk

    Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet talked about the progress made by the Peace Corps in reducing the risk of sexual assault volunteers face while abroad and improving support for…

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    Anti-Discrimination Laws

    Panelists talked about the limits and future of anti-discrimination laws. Topics included racial justice failures, affirmative action, special education law, religious autonomy, and…

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    Governor Mike Pence News Conference

    Indiana Governor Mike Pence (R) spoke to reporters about the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which he signed into law the previous week. He asked the state legislature…

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    Issues Facing Fraternities

    Ian Tuttle talked about his National Review cover story on sexual assault and hazing incidents at college fraternities and their impact on the future of fraternities and sororities on…

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    Federal Civil Rights Investigations in Ferguson, Missouri

    William Yeomans talked about the Justice Department’s findings of its two civil rights investigations following a fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson,…

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    Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie and Fitch Stores Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie and Fitch Stores. The case addressed whether the retailer violated the civil rights…

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    State of Same-Sex Marriage Laws

    Brian Brown and Susan Sommer talked about the state of same-sex marriage laws in the U.S. and speculated on the U.S. Supreme Court’s next actions. They commented on a video clip…

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    Civil Rights Concerns at Immigration Detention Facilities

    Representatives from human rights and civil liberties advocacy groups discussed the nation’s immigration detention facilities. Topics included the conditions in the facilities,…

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    Civil Rights After Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Professor David Chappell talked about at the civil rights movement and passage of the 1968 Civil Rights Act following Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination.

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    Criminal Justice and Policing Practices

    The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Civil Rights held a hearing on criminal justice and policing practices after recent protests around the country in the wake of deaths of unarmed black…

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    Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws

    Tim Lynch talked about the debate over civil asset forfeiture laws, the history of reform efforts, and a renewed focus on police abuse of the laws in order to seize assets.

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    Minority Students and College

    Panelists talked about the amount of debt that minority students accrue in order to finance their college educations. Sara Goldrik-Rab, who co-authored a paper titled “The Color…

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    Department of Justice Division on Civil Rights

    William Yeomans talked about the role of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division in light of the Ferguson, Missouri, police shooting of an unarmed black teenager. He also…

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    Attorney General Eric Holder on Ferguson Investigation

    Attorney General Eric Holder spoke to the press before a meeting with local federal officials at FBI headquarters in St. Louis. He was in Missouri to meet with law enforcement…

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    Ohio Same-Sex Marriage Oral Argument

    A three-judge panel of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral argument in the government’s appeal of the consolidated cases James Obergefell, et al. v. Lance D. Himes, et…

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    Michigan Same-Sex Marriage Oral Argument

    A three-judge panel for the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral argument in April DeBoer, et al. v. Richard Snyder, et al. The case involved a same-sex couple who initially…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question: “Has your opinion changed on same-sex marriage?” Robert Barnes was interviewed by phone about legal tests of…

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    Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

    Ruthie Epstein talked about a class-action lawsuit the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed on behalf of unaccompanied immigrant children who had crossed the U.S.-Mexican border,…

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    The Political Battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964

    Todd Purdum talked about his book, An Idea Whose Time Has Come: Two Presidents, Two Parties, and the Battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964, in which he recounts the political battle to…

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