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A former elementary school secretary says his First Amendment rights were violated when he was “unfairly fired” after a racist Facebook post about President Obama was brought to the school principal’s attention by an African-American Pennsylvania man angered by Gonzalez’ online caption. (Getty)

Lawsuit: Free Speech Protects Man Fired For Racist Obama Facebook Post

A former elementary school secretary says his First Amendment rights were violated when he was “unfairly fired” after a racist Facebook post about President Obama was brought to the school principal’s attention by an African-American Pennsylvania man angered by Gonzalez’ online caption.

04/11/2014

File photo of flag. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

La. Gay Marriage Lawsuit Filed

Four gay married couples have filed a federal lawsuit challenging the Louisiana Constitution’s prohibition against recognizing same-sex marriages performed legally in other states.

02/12/2014

Pro-choice demonstrators wave signs. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Groups Sue To Halt Key Parts Of Texas Abortion Law

More than a dozen women’s health providers have filed a federal lawsuit to block key provisions of a new abortion law that threw the Texas Legislature into chaos as it was approved.

09/27/2013

A retired Texas veterinarian has filed a federal lawsuit challenging state regulations that bar him from evaluating animals and giving veterinary advice over the Internet.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Veterinarian Files Federal Suit Against Regulations Blocking Internet Advice

A retired Texas veterinarian has filed a federal lawsuit challenging state regulations that bar him from evaluating animals and giving veterinary advice over the Internet.

04/09/2013

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