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Businesses Sue Riverside Over Vague, Discriminatory Anti-Immigrant Ordinance

A coalition of Riverside business owners and landlords and residents will file a lawsuit today against the Township of Riverside in state court, contending that the recently adopted Illegal Immigration Relief Act oversteps the city’s authority, is too vague, unfairly puts businesses at risk and violates civil rights under state law.

Fence Just Another Expense, Not A Solution

Senate fails to give the country what it really needs, comprehensive immigration reform.
Construction of a fence will cost taxpayers a fortune, but it won’t be money well spent. Enforcement-only legislation has been tried for 20 years and has failed spectacularly. But for now, Americans and hardworking immigrants will have to wait. And we’ll all be footing the bill.

Fraudulent Signatures Knock Anti-Gay Initiative Off Cincinnati Ballot

Ultra-conservative Cincinnati activists withdrew a petition to place an anti-gay initiative on the ballot in November after acknowledging that some of the signatures they submitted were fraudulent and they did not have the required number of valid signatures. The initiative, if adopted by the voters, would have nullified an addition to the city's Human Rights Ordinance passed by the City Council prohibiting discrimination in employment and housing on the basis of sexual orientation and gender expression.

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