The Equal Rights Amendment which provided for the legal equality of the sexes and prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex was passed by the U.S. Senate and sent to the states for ratification. Additionally, a petition was also made requesting Nixon to ask the Soviet Union to also not discriminate against Jews. The most common form of being treated unfairly was when minorities such as Jews would attempt to participate in cultural and educational activities (particular those of higher education).
THE HOUSE PASSES
March 22, 2010 - United States
the healthcare reform bill, The House of Representatives has voted to pass the landmark healthcare reform bill. The bill was passed by 219 votes to 212, with no Republican backing. It will extend healthcare coverage to 32 million uninsured Americans, and marks the biggest change to the U.S. system in decades. Nancy Pelosi has compared it to the establishment of Medicare and Social Security.
No Man is Above the Law
by Theodore Roosevelt
"..."No man is above the law and no man is below it; nor do we ask any man's permission when we require him to obey it. Obedience to the law is demanded as a right; not asked as a favor."..."
Rules for Happiness
by Immanuel Kant
"...Rules for Happiness: Something to do, Someone to love, Something to hope for...."
about Stolen On New Year's
More vehicles are stolen on New Year's Day than any other holiday throughout the year. (So does that mean thieves are having their last fling before changing their ways or are they trying for a big score to start the New Year?)
about Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs' annual salary was $1, just enough to keep company health benefits.
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