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Supreme Court LGBT Rights Decision Had Nearly 50 Year Old Roots in Greenwich Village

The June 15, 2020 6-3 decision by the Supreme Court finding that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people are entitled to federal civil rights protections against employment discrimination has deep roots in Greenwich Village, extending back almost fifty years. …

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A Landmark SCOTUS Win: Penn Central v. City of New York

The summer of 1978 in New York City has been well documented.  The city was a place of joy, grit, and transition, looking for the next big idea — or building — to move it forward.  That summer was also when …

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The ACLU: Hope for uncertain times

Uncertain times bring a certain amount of anxiety.  Concern about the future of our basic constitutional rights is something many of us are currently feeling. While the new era of political discourse has raised the specter of silencing citizens, it …

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