April 1, 2015

ADL Urges Arkansas Not to Make the Mistake of Copying Indiana’s So-Called “Religious Freedom” Law  The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is deeply troubled and disappointed by Arkansas’ adoption of a so-called “religious freedom” law that would empower businesses and individuals to discriminate against the LGBT community and others based on religious beliefs.   HB 1228 is broader…
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March 30, 2015

ADL AUDIT: IN 2014 ANTI-SEMITIC INCIDENTS ROSE 21 PERCENT ACROSS THE U.S. IN A “PARTICULARLY VIOLENT YEAR FOR JEWS” REPORTS SPIKED NOTICEABLY DURING GAZA WAR The total number of anti-Semitic incidents in the United States increased by 21 percent in 2014 in a year marked by a violent anti-Semitic shooting attack targeting Jewish community buildings…
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March 26, 2015

The Anti-Defamation League is deeply troubled by the circumstances surrounding the death of Otis James Byrd, an African American man living in Mississippi.  According to local media reports, Mr. Byrd’s body was found hanging from a tree with a bed sheet tied around his neck in Claiborne County, Mississippi. Although the circumstances surrounding his death…
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March 4, 2015

ADL UNITY THROUGH UNDERSTANDING DAY to equip New Orleans area  students with an “action plan” to confront hate On Wednesday, March 4th, the Anti-Defamation League will host our annual Unity Through Understanding Day. It is an inspiring event that brings together 150 high school sophomores from across the city and gets them talking about diversity, standing…
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