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Edie Windsor talks about the case of her life: The validity of her marriage to her late wife. It’s the gay marriage case before the Supreme Court today as the justices decide the future of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Windsor is an 83-year old New Yorker who married… Read More →
Human Rights Campaign, a national gay rights group, is using the color red to promote support for gay marriage as the Supreme Court takes up the issue this week. The campaign urges people to wear the color and use a version of its logo — the yellow equal sign turned… Read More →
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Watch a replay of today’s Editorial Spotlight discussion on fair housing in Westchester with Westchester Residential Opportunities Inc.: Watch live streaming video from editorialspotlight at livestream.com For more on the group and its recent study on discrimination, read our editorial. Find a copy of the study on the WRO’s website.
Officials from Westchester Residential Opportunities Inc. discuss their 2012 Fair Housing Testing Report in an Editorial Spotlight interview at 10 a.m. Thursday on lohud.com. To watch, go to www.lohud.com/editorialspotlight; to submit a question or comment during the LIVE session, engage the “CoverItLive” blogging feature. To submit a question before the… Read More →
What people are talking about in 24 hours of LoHud.com: A federal probe finding that a Mamaroneck elementary school was “inconsistent” and “subjective” in how it divided students into four kindergarten classes, causing a “racially disproportionate impact.” If something interfered with getting the best education for my child I wouldn’t… Read More →
What people are talking about in 24 hours of LoHud.com: County Executive Rob Astorino should pick up any and all bills related to Westchester’s defiance of fair-housing protections outlined in a 2009 settlement with the federal government, says today’s editorial. Comments on LoHud.com are running on both sides of the… Read More →
Trending on Twitter in the suburbs and the city this morning: — George Zimmerman. The man charged with killing unarmed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin told Fox News’ Sean Hannity Wednesday night that his actions were “God’s plan.” Watching Trayvon Martin’s parents on the Today Show responding to the George Zimmerman… Read More →
Commentary on today’s news and opinion, from readers and newsmakers. The Supreme Court shot down part of the controversial Arizona immigration law yesterday, but the most sensitive of the state’s provisions — requiring police to check the immigration status of anybody they detain or arrest if they have “reasonable suspicion”... Read More →