Eric Holder

Eric Holder

Saks Withdraws Claim That Transgender People Are Not Protected by Title VII

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Saks Fifth Avenue withdrew a motion to dismiss a lawsuit in which Saks argued Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 doesn't protect transgender workers. ...
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Obama: ‘I’m Hopeful the Supreme Court Comes to the Right Decision’ on Marriage Equality

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The Supreme Court of the United States has agreed to take on the issue of marriage equality nationwide in a consolidated case this April. ...
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Federal Government to Recognize Same-Sex Marriage in Six Additional States

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The federal government will now recognize same-sex married couples in six new states: Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia, and Wyoming. ...
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Holder: Federal Government Will Recognize Seven New States with Same-Sex Marriage

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AG Eric Holder announced that the federal government will recognize same-sex marriages in the states affected by the Supreme Court’s recent decision. ...
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Attorney General Holder to Step Down, Leaves Civil Rights Legacy

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Holder has been a legal stalwart for the Obama administration’s agenda on civil rights and LGBT issues and has made significant progress. ...
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Holder: DOJ Will Support Marriage Equality in Future Supreme Court Cases

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In an interview with ABC News’ Pierre Thomas, Holder said supporting same-sex marriage would be consistent with the administration’s action on DOMA. ...
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Eric Holder Skirts DOMA, Comments on Boy Scouts

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Four years to the month after supporting the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), Attorney General Eric Holder has completely changed his mind. ...
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Eric Holder: Will Never ‘Stop Speaking Out for Equality’

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Official remarks by Attorney General Eric Holder at the 2014 Pride Month Celebration Ceremony in Washington, D.C. ...
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AG Holder: Federal Government Will Recognize Michigan Same-Sex Marriages

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U.S. AG Eric Holder issued a statement in which he clarified the federal government’s stance on more than 300 same-sex marriages in the state of Michigan. ...
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