On August 18, 2017 the National Center for Veteran Analysis and Statistics released a dataset outlining the religious affiliation of all 21 million living veterans of the United States. “Veterans Religious Affiliation by State,” downloadable as an Excel file here, provides details not only on all 50 states and the District of Columbia, but veterans […]
Scroll through this #Tweachable Moment about TYFYS (“thank you for your service”) or read the related essay on Medium. Coming soon as a #PonderXchange podcast to Anchor! Should civilians thank veterans?
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Scroll through this #Tweachable Moment about veterans, read the essay on Medium, or listen to the #PonderXchange podcast on Anchor. Origins Most people think of a military veteran when the word is used, but there are other legitimate meanings and associations. Every now and then when I search for news about my alma mater, in […]
The Issue Legislative protections for our nation’s veterans are incomplete and ineffective, making a population already at increased risk of depression and suicide vulnerable to bias, harassment, and discrimination in employment, housing, education, and hate crimes at a disproportionate rate compared to other protected classes. Partial Solutions The Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment & Assistance Act […]
Typical Protections Typical federal protections in the United States are from harassment, bias, and discrimination based on race, color, religion, nationality, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, citizenship, family size and status, disability, veteran status, and genetic information. Statutory protections typically extend into areas such as equal employment opportunity, access to educational programs, reasonable accommodation, fair […]