Five committees will start drafting the components of Democrats’ far-reaching legislation in an arduous process that could take several days.
A proposed expansion of services for the elderly and people with disabilities faces major budget pressure.
President Joe Biden is focusing more on infrastructure and crime than police reform, activists say, as Republicans use "defund" against Democrats.      
The Supreme Court doesn’t view human rights as a zero-sum game. Do lawmakers? Can the government discriminate against religious entities because of their beliefs about marriage? The Supreme Court resolved that question with a resounding “no” in its unanimous decision...
Enactment of the Equality Act will be quietly impactful, yet life-changing for so many of us in the LGBTQ community.      
Supporters and opponents of abortion rights say a major ruling just before the midterm elections could upend political calculations for the two parties.
The U.S. State Dept. under Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday ended a Trump-era policy targeted directly against LGBTQ families.
The US state of Maryland on Tuesday retired the Civil War-era state song, whose lyrics lauded the pro-slavery South.
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