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October 05, 2017

The following statement is regarding a memo issued by the U.S. Attorney General’s Office to department heads and United States attorneys Wednesday night asserting that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 does not protect transgender workers from employment discrimination.

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October 05, 2017

The following statement is about the rule finalized today by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) that requires payday and car title lenders to determine a borrower’s ability to repay before issuing a short-term loan like a payday or title loan.

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October 04, 2017

Below is a statement in response to the reintroduction of the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act by a group of bipartisan senators including Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin, D-Illinois.

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October 03, 2017

A transgender woman who was beaten and threatened with death when she refused to collect extortion money for a Guatemalan drug cartel, was raped and tortured by Guatemalan police, and received death threats from her coworkers because of her gender identity, has been granted asylum in the United States, the SPLC announced today.

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