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Laramie Passes State's First Gay Protection Measure

Matthew Shepard was murdered in Wyoming town

(Newser) - The Laramie City Council has approved a local anti-discrimination ordinance in the college town where Matthew Shepard's death triggered nationwide sympathy and brought a re-examination of attitudes toward gays 17 years ago. The council voted 7-2 Wednesday night in favor of the measure that prohibits discrimination based on sexual... More »

University of Wyoming Cancels Bill Ayers Lecture

President insists he didn't cave to public

(Newser) - The University of Wyoming has canceled a planned public lecture from famous ex-Weatherman and Obama compadre Bill Ayers, citing an “outpouring of criticism” and “security concerns.” The university says it had received 300 calls and emails as of yesterday, and the “vast majority” of them were... More »

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