Three years ago, an eighth grade student named Keely Burks created a petition at Charter Day School in Leland, North Carolina. That petition asked for a simple change: that girls be allowed to wear pants and not be punished.
Equality, liberty, and justice for all
Can a business fire someone because they’re LGBTQ? The Supreme Court will soon tell us.
Today in North Carolina, judges send at least hundreds and likely thousands of people to jail every year because they cannot afford to pay off the fines and fees that people are ordered to pay when they are convicted of any offense, even as minor as a speeding ticket.