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Impact of circle rates
Times of IndiaNovember 1, 2011

There are several reasons for this, like the stricter general power of attorney norms as well as higher stamp duty. The financier's profit margin is smaller in this scenario," added GP Tiwari (name changed), who invests in real estate. ...more »

Latinos Call for Immigration Reform, Not Record Deportations
Inter Press ServiceNovember 1, 2011

NEW YORK, Nov 1, 2011 (IPS) - In his campaign, President Barack Obama promised to make comprehensive immigration reform a top priority – a pledge mainly directed at Latino voters. But in his nearly three years in office, ...more »

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Affirmative Action
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New Jersey superior court: Lambda Legal may proceed with marriage equality case
Windy City TimesNovember 4, 2011

Lambda Legal argued that the plaintiffs are entitled to their day in court and that the New Jersey Supreme Court has directed that evidence be presented so that the court system may consider whether same-sex couples are being denied the constitutional...more »

Freedom Of Speech & Religion
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Cain calls for health reform repeal 'free-market' replacement
PoliticoNovember 2, 2011

GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain embraced a conventional slate of Republican views on health care policy Wednesday, reiterating his intent to repeal the health care reform law and replace it with “free-market” principles. In a speech to the GOP ...more »

Age, Gender, Race & National Origin Discrimination
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Wisconsin Senate Passes Abstinence Sex-Ed Bill, in Spite of Statistics
International Business TimesNovember 3, 2011

However, race and Hispanic origin specific rates also vary widely by state." The disparity is most likely the result of "many factors, including differences in socioeconomic factors such as education and income, risk behaviors such as sexual activity ...more »

Native Americans
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How to Better Serve Growing US Asian American Communities
Center For American ProgressNovember 7, 2011

... benefit Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities. The panelists also considered how to better improve disparities in education, health, housing, economic development, and civil rights for these under-represented groups. ...more »

Religious Discrimination
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Sexuality, religion and ethics
Malaysia StarNovember 8, 2011

All their objectives and actions are inconsistent with religious teachings, ethics and morality, law of nature, the Federal Constitution and other Acts of Parliament. We may enjoy life, but let's do it with responsibility, observing the aforementioned ...more »

Eminent Domain
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Battle Red Radio: Eminent Domain (9 P.M. CT)
Battle Red Blog (blog)November 2, 2011

by riversmccown on Nov 1, 2011 7:03 PM CDT in Battle Red Radio Did you know that the Houston Texans are 3-0 in their division? It took just seven games to match the number of division wins they had last season. Oh, and a really crappy division. ...more »

Sexual Harassment
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Gloria Cain speaks out about sexual harassment allegations
Washington Post (blog)November 14, 2011

In her first televised interview ever, Gloria Cain, wife of Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain, sat down with her husband and said that the allegations of sexual harassment against him don't square with the man she ...more »

Freedom Of Information
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Documents show heavy Entergy lobbying on Vt. nuke
CBS NewsNovember 6, 2011

The emails, letters and other documents, obtained from the NRC by The Associated Press after a Freedom of Information Act request, also show NRC Chairman Gregory Jaczko being coached by the agency's lawyers to scale back remarks he had been making ...more »

Unlawful Search & Seizure
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Changes to illegal-entry law offered
Fort Wayne Journal GazetteNovember 11, 2011

It was a 3-2 decision, one that critics argue runs counter to the Fourth Amendment, which guards against unreasonable search and seizure. The case involved a Vanderburgh County man who was arguing with his wife while moving out of their apartment. ...more »

Freedom Of Press
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Department of Justice reportedly drops FOIA proposal
Deseret NewsNovember 3, 2011

The 2005 “Citizen's Guide On Using the Freedom of Information Act and the Privacy Act of 1974 to Request Government Records” states, “An agency is not required to confirm the existence of three specific categories of records. ...more »


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