ADL Calls For CHSAA Rules to Avoid Jewish Holiday Conflicts

Responding to reports today that an Aurora high school scheduled a gymnastics meet on Yom Kippur, a day of fasting and prayer for Jews, which would cause Jewish students observing the holiday to miss the contest, Bruce H. DeBoskey, Mountain States Regional Director of the Anti-Defamation League issued the following statement: “Public schools should not put their students in the

Federal Hate Crimes Bill Remains a Goal

Rocky Mountain News To Editor: It’s certainly true that there’s an urgent need for a federal hate crimes law (“Federal hate crimes bill remains a goal,” October 4), and it is unfortunate that President Bush vetoed the 2007 Mathew Shepard Act that would have permitted federal authorities to provide assistance to local law enforcement when hate crimes occur. Unfortunately and

Letter to the Editor, Denver Post

View letter as it appeared in the Denver Post. To Editor: Governor Ritter is to be applauded for his forthright stance opposing Amendment 46. Don’t be fooled by the deceptive language of Amendment 46. At first glance, Amendment 46 looks like it is aimed at fighting discrimination. To the contrary, it would actually ban any form of public affirmative action

ADL Urges Reasonable Religious Accommodations in Workplace

Responding to reports about a dispute at a Colorado food processing plant concerning reasonable accommodations for Muslim workers who are asking for time to pray and break their fasts during the month of Ramadan, the Mountain States Office of the Anti-Defamation League issued the following statement today: “As our nation continues to become more diverse, the Anti-Defamation League urges employers

Letter to the Editor: Denver Post

Submitted to the Editor, The Denver Post By Email. Dear Editor, Talk about having it both ways. Jim Towey (“Obama can’t have it both ways on faith-based hiring,” August 18) suggests that faith-based groups who take government funds to provide taxpayer-funded services should also be free to discriminate in hiring people to administer those funds. Towey fails to make the