Colorado university favors illegal immigrants over citizens

By   /  December 20, 2012  /  Colorado, Discrimination, Education, Immigration  /  7 Comments

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By Melanie Gray | Colorado Watchdog
DENVER — Former presidential candidate Tom Tancredo is backing off a threat to sue a Colorado university over a policy of reduced tuition for illegal immigrants, who would pay less than some U.S. citizens.
Tancredo dropped plans to file the lawsuit against Metropolitan State University of Denver, but he now wants [...]

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KS: Juvenile center denies ed programs to female inmates, audit says

By   /  November 14, 2012  /  Accountability, Discrimination, Education, Featured, Kansas, Kansas Government, News  /  2 Comments

GENDER NEUTRAL: The Kansas Juvenile Corrections Complex has been criticized for failing to offer equal educational opportunities to male and female offenders.

By Travis Perry | Kansas Watchdog
TOPEKA — Female juvenile offenders are being denied the same educational opportunities as their male counterparts at the Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex.
This gender inequality was cited in an audit presented Wednesday by researchers from the Legislative Division of Post Audit, which blasted KJCC and Juvenile Justice Authority officials for the [...]

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NM: Dems accuse Navajo lawmaker of discrimination

By   /  October 30, 2012  /  2012 General Election, Discrimination, Elections, New Mexico, News, State Government  /  Comments Off

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By Rob Nikolewski | Capitol Report New Mexico
SANTA FE — The Democratic Party of New Mexico distributed a campaign mailer, accusing a Native American Republican of believing “being Navajo is not enough.”
The mailer stated that Sharon Clahchischilliage “fired four employees of the Navajo Nation Office in Washington because she wanted them to be more like [...]

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TN: Whistle-blower says his firing was retaliation

By   /  October 4, 2012  /  City Government, Discrimination, Judiciary, News, Tennessee  /  Comments Off

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By Christopher Butler | Tennessee Watchdog
NASHVILLE — Officials with Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency here dismissed its real estate officer, because he complained about the agency wasting taxpayer dollars, according to a federal lawsuit filed last week.
The real estate officer, John Quinnan, filed a lawsuit in Nashville’s Federal District Court. Quinnan, who came forward to Tennessee [...]

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MO: State law limiting birth control sparks lawsuit trying to stop it

By   /  September 13, 2012  /  Discrimination, Featured, Health Care, Missouri, News, Personal liberty, State Government  /  No Comments

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By Johnny Kampis | Missouri Watchdog
ST. LOUIS — The Missouri General Assembly’s decision to override Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon’s contraception bill veto Wednesday has sparked a lawsuit to prevent the legislation from becoming law.
The Greater Kansas City Coalition of Labor Union Women filed a lawsuit in Cole County Circuit Court late Wednesday seeking an injunction against [...]

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