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Supreme Court rejects appeal from Black Lives Matter activist over Louisiana protest lawsuit

Apr. 15, 2024 10:01 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday allowed a lawsuit to go forward against a Black Lives Matter activist who led a protest in Louisiana in which a police officer was injured. Civil rights groups and free speech advocates have warned that the suit threatens the right to protest. ...

Being HIV-positive will no longer automatically disqualify police candidates in Tennessee city

Mar. 27, 2024 14:24 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Having HIV will no longer automatically disqualify someone from serving as a Metropolitan Nashville Police Officer, the Tennessee city agreed in a legal settlement on Friday. The agreement settles a federal discrimination lawsuit filed last year by a former...