A look at state laws addressing LGBT nondiscrimination

 

In the absence of a federal law banning discrimination against gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people, there is a sharp split among the states, with some enacting such protections and a majority opting not to. According to LGBT-rights advocacy groups, here's the latest breakdown:

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Butler County sees more inducing panic charges from schools

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — The number of juveniles charged with inducing panic because of school-related threats in a southwest Ohio county has nearly doubled over the last two years, court officials said.

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Jury convicts former charter school leader of theft

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former leader of two closed Ohio charter schools has been found guilty of depositing checks intended for school expenses into his personal bank account.

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