Several civil rights groups argued that Secretary Ben Carson and his agency didn't follow the right procedures to suspend the Obama-era rule and are in violation of the Fair Housing Act, but their claims are rejected.
Creation of an office to address conscience complaints draws immediate criticism from Democrats, who say it could undermine the rights of women, gays and transgender people.
On Sunday's "Last Week Tonight" show, John Oliver took on LGBT discrimination, pointing out that 31 states still do not have anti-discrimination laws in place and saying this makes it “surprisingly easy for people to be fired, evicted or refused service just because they are gay."
Did you know Congress is exempt from portions of a number of federal laws, including provisions that protect workers in the private sector but don’t apply to the legislative branch’s approximately 30,000 employees? Here’s a look at some of the measures Congress exempts itself from.