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  • Former ND gov. 'probably' considered gays in 1981 policy

    Former North Dakota Gov. Allen Olson said Tuesday he "probably" considered lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people when he crafted a nondiscrimination policy for state employees 34 years ago. Olson, a Republican who was governor from 1981 to 1984,...
  • Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

    The Goshen News. April 4, 2015. Time for Indiana to take next step on equal rights During a second private bill signing in a week, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence approved changes Thursday to the now notorious Religious Freedom Restoration Act, finally spelling...
  • Right Stuff: Freedom of speech should be for all

    Right Stuff: Freedom of speech should be for all
    Last week the legislatures in Indiana and Arkansas passed their own Religious Freedom Restoration Acts (RFRA), similar to the laws in 19 other states and the federal government. Indiana's governor, Mike Pence, was pummeled on national television and...
  • The struggle for gay rights isn't over

    The struggle for gay rights isn't over
    The reasoning behind the "righteous outrage" that commentator Jonah Goldberg uses to describe "know-nothings of every stripe" who are serious about protecting civil rights is twisted at best ("How do 'religious freedom' acts encourage discrimination?"...
  • Governor: Arkansas' image helped by compromise religion law

    Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday said he believes the state's image benefited from the way a religious objections measure was reworked after an earlier version drew complaints that it was anti-gay. The Republican governor said he didn't believe the...
  • Gloucester schools compiling information per Department of Justice request

    Gloucester schools compiling information per Department of Justice request
    The Gloucester County School Board has until the end of the month to gather a long list of information for the U.S. Department of Justice regarding a federal civil rights complaint filed by a Gloucester High School transgender student. The board...
  • North Dakota governor issues memo barring gay discrimination

    North Dakota's Republican governor sent a memo to 17 government departments on Monday saying discrimination against anyone is unacceptable, just two hours before every Democrat in the Legislature delivered a letter calling on him to go further and issue...
  • Where's the tolerance when the tables are turned?

    Where's the tolerance when the tables are turned?
    OK, now it's religion's turn. People of faith who assert their rights under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act enacted by Indiana have been pilloried as bigots, haters or worse. Headlines blared that the act legalized homophobia. That Indiana...
  • Seminar features emotional support animal discussion

    Seminar features emotional support animal discussion
    Dan Tiernan, COO of Campbell Property Management, sponsored a seminar for the Coalition of Boynton West Residential Associations, community presidents and board members recently at Coral Lakes Clubhouse in Boynton Beach. Principal speakers were two...
  • Justifying discrimination

    With the passage of religious freedom laws and existing legal protections, one can easily summarize the issue: You can’t discriminate against me because of my religion, but I can discriminate against you because of my religion. — Jim...
  • GOP needs to order its pizza with acceptance — not hate

    By Eugene Robinson The only purpose of the "religious freedom" laws in Indiana and other states is to assert that discrimination against gay people is acceptable. The only way to "fix" such measures is to repeal them. As events last week have shown,...