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MONTICELLO, NY — Everyone is sure that something will benefit Sullivan County in the recently passed New York State budget. The $212 billion state package has money for small businesses, the … more
After World War II, the United Nations created the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) for the advancement of certain freedoms considered fundamental to all people. Eleanor Roosevelt chaired … more
ALBANY, NY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation on Tuesday, August 11 prohibiting housing providers from discriminating against people with service animals. The new law requires housing … more
Cuomo signs real estate anti-discrimination legislation  ALBANY, NY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently signed legislation explicitly granting the Department of State the authority to … more
MONTICELLO, NY —  On July 9, when Sullivan County’s committees began meeting for the first time since the pandemic hit, the situation with the Human Rights Commission showed up front … more
Sullivan County’s Human Rights Commission, in limbo since the beginning of the year, will be back in business. It’s just unclear whether it will be the same sort of organization. more
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While I was growing up in the south in the ‘60s, and discriminatory “Jim Crow” practices were slowly being dismantled, I would frequently see signs at restaurants and gas stations … more
The antecedents to today’s U.S. LGBT movement go back even further than the Stonewall Riots. In 1893, James Mills Peirce, brother of philosopher and pragmatist Charles Sanders Peirce, proposed … more
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