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Andy Birkey

Discrimination against LGBT jurors remains legal

Federal courts have consistently declined to prohibit attorneys from openly discriminating against LGBT people during jury selection. And as recently as last year, the U.S. Department of Justice said it “takes no position” on whether the case law should be altered.

Anti-gay groups plan increased spending, activity through 2012

Anti-gay rights groups around the country will see a cash infusion over the next two years through a plan called “Ignite an Enduring Cultural Transformation.” And the groups are remaining mum about who is responsible.