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Crosby Burns
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Crosby Burns is a candidate for a master's in public policy from the JFK School of Government at Harvard University.

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Despite Gov. Jan Brewer's Veto, Most Arizona Businesses Still Have a 'License to Discriminate' Against LGBT People

(0) Comments | Posted February 27, 2014 | 6:17 PM

As LGBT activists cheered the demise of Arizona's controversial "license to discriminate" bill, one thing seemed lost in the media, in progressive circles, and among most Americans: Even with Gov. Jan Brewer's veto yesterday, businesses in a majority of Arizona cities still have the legal right to discriminate against LGBT...

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A Broken Bargain for LGBT Workers

(16) Comments | Posted June 4, 2013 | 2:44 PM

Ask 10 Americans whether it's legal under federal law to fire an employee just because that employee is gay or lesbian, and only one of them will provide the correct answer: Yes, it's legal.

This fact is so hard for most Americans to believe that it bears...

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$300 Billion Taxpayer Dollars Funneled to Businesses in States That Allow LGBT Workplace Discrimination

(83) Comments | Posted April 9, 2013 | 9:02 AM

As taxpayers across the country scramble this week to complete their taxes, many will ask themselves, "Is the government spending this money wisely?" A new policy brief released ahead of Tax Day raises the same question, and calculates that the federal government spends nearly $300 billion per year...

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