Seeking Nominations for Columbus Human Rights Award: Celebrating Community Contributions to Equality and Social Justice

Columbus, Indiana – The Columbus Human Rights Commission is currently accepting nominations for the prestigious William R. Laws Human Rights Award. This award honors individuals, community organizations, or groups who have made significant contributions to the Columbus community in the areas of human and civil rights, equity, inclusion, belonging, and social justice. Previous recipients of the William R. Laws Human Rights Award include notable figures such as Fr. Clem Davis, Larry Perkinson, and Dr. Marwan Wafa. The award aims to recognize those who have actively worked to improve relationships among all people, increase awareness and … Read more

Dish Wireless Accuses Major Telecom Infrastructure Company of Unfairly Seeking ‘Hundreds of Millions’ in Contract Changes

Denver, Colorado – Dish Wireless, a prominent wireless company, is embroiled in a legal battle with a major telecommunications infrastructure company. The company accused the telecommunications giant of attempting to alter a long-standing agreement, potentially costing Dish Wireless hundreds of millions of dollars. In a court hearing on Monday, Dish Wireless presented its case before a jury in Denver. They argued that the telecommunications company was seeking to revise the terms of a 30-year deal between the two parties. Dish Wireless claimed that these changes would result in substantial financial losses for their business. The … Read more

Publisher of Marion County Record Sues City Officials for Constitutional Rights Violation in Raid, Seeking Over $4.5 Million in Damages

WICHITA, Kan. – A lawsuit has been filed by Eric Meyer, publisher and editor of the Marion County Record, against the City of Marion and various officials. Last August, the newspaper’s offices underwent a police raid where electronics were seized. Meyer claims this violated his constitutional rights and attributes the subsequent death of his mother to the stress caused by the raid. Meyer’s lawsuit targets the City of Marion, former mayor David Mayfield, then-Police Chief Gideon Cody, acting chief Zach Hudlin, the Marion County Board of Commissioners, Sheriff Jeff Soyez, and detective Aaron Christner. Seeking … Read more

Female Athletes Take Legal Action Against NCAA Over Transgender Policies, Seeking Fairness and Accountability

Atlanta, Georgia – A group of 16 female athletes has filed a lawsuit against the NCAA, claiming that the organization’s transgender athlete policies violate Title IX and the 14th Amendment. Among the plaintiffs is Reka Gyorgy, a former swimming champion from Hungary who missed out on a spot at the 2022 NCAA championships due to a transgender swimmer, Lia Thomas, taking her place. The lawsuit, organized by the Independent Council on Women’s Sports, has the potential to bring about significant changes in college athletics, as the NCAA sets the rules for its 1,100 member institutions. … Read more