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(L-R) Shawn Johnson, Summer Sanders, Cheyenne Woods, Billie Jean King, Tracy Wolfson, Sharon Byers and Jackie Joyner-Kersee join Coca-Cola and NCAA to honor the 40th Anniversary of Title IX at Jazz at Lincoln Center on June 18, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Coca-Cola)

As Title IX Turns 40, Legacy Goes Beyond Numbers

NORTHFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Emily Miller remembers learning about Title IX during history class, probably sometime in junior high. She’s a little fuzzy on the details, including how and why it came about. Every time […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/21/2012

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Gay Missouri Lawmaker Denounces School Bill

“Being gay has never been a Democrat or Republican issue, and it should never be,” Missouri Republican legislator, Rep. Zachary Wyatt said.

05/03/2012

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Iowa Student Claims She Was Not Allowed To Dance On Bar For Being Too Big

An area college student went out recently hoping to have a fun time with her friends. But according to 21-year-old Jordan Ramson, she ended up humiliated instead when security guards at a local bar discriminated against her for her plus size figure.

04/30/2012

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Mo. Senate Panel Endorses Protecting Gun Owners

The measure would prohibit refusing to hire an applicant solely because the person has used a firearm for a legal purpose, such as self-defense.

04/18/2012

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Judge: Iowa Did Not Discriminate Against Thousands Of Black Employees

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa’s state government employment policies have not discriminated against black employees and job applicants, a judge ruled Tuesday in a case closely watched by civil rights activists. District Judge Robert Blink issued […]

04/17/2012

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Missouri House Panel to Again Consider Discrimination Bill

Will attempt to get around a veto issued by Gov. Jay Nixon earlier this year.

04/09/2012

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Lawmakers Grilled on Rights of the Disabled

A rally at the capitol Tuesday led by hundreds of people with disabilities and their advocates called for having a voice in public policy.

04/05/2012

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Workplace Discrimination Law Passes Missouri House

Still must be reconciled with the Senate

02/09/2012

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Workplace Bill Under Fire from Legislative Black Caucus

Missouri’s Legislative Black Caucus is in opposition of a bill they say will eliminate years of progress for civil rights and discrimination protection for employees.

01/31/2012

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Missouri House Panel Makes It More Difficult to Prove Workplace Discrimination

Legislation ties punitive damage maximum to size of employer.

01/23/2012

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