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  • Meeks pulls about-face, backs Emanuel

    Meeks pulls about-face, backs Emanuel
    Four years ago, controversial Rev. James Meeks skewered mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel, saying he wasn't out for the best interests of black voters. "Ask any African-American leaders about that. They will tell you he had a role in keeping African-...
  • Gay-marriage decision heightens divisions between some Presbyterians

    Gay-marriage decision heightens divisions between some Presbyterians
    The decision Tuesday by the Presbyterian Church (USA) to allow gay marriage reopens divisions within congregations over the issue of Scripture, homosexuality and equality. The Rev. Dan DeBevoise of Park Lake Presbyterian Church in Orlando said that...
  • Religious conservatives are the targets of discrimination, lawyer says

    Religious conservatives are the targets of discrimination, lawyer says
    Jordan Lorence is a veteran attorney who in 2006 represented a female photographer in one of the cases widely cited in the “religious freedom" law debate this week. From his office in Washington, he has watched the events in Indiana and Arkansas...
  • Bill would require fertility benefits for lesbians

    Bill would require fertility benefits for lesbians
    If Fiona M. Jardine had a husband, the expensive fertility treatments she's now undergoing would be covered by her health plan. But Jardine, 29, is married to a woman, so she and her wife have to pay out of pocket. A bill that would grant married...
  • Attorneys battle over who will argue for gay marriage in Supreme Court

    Attorneys battle over who will argue for gay marriage in Supreme Court
    Gay rights lawyers agree on how the Supreme Court should rule in the upcoming marriage cases. And they agree on why gays and lesbians deserve a constitutional right to marry nationwide. But they have yet to agree on one crucial detail: who will stand...
  • Presbyterian Church to recognize same-sex marriage in its constitution

    Presbyterian Church to recognize same-sex marriage in its constitution
    The Presbyterian Church will change its constitution to recognize same-sex marriage, after a favorable vote by a majority of the church’s regional governing bodies in the United States, the church announced Tuesday. Under the revised constitution,...
  • Religious freedom fight over gay marriage will persist

    Conservative faith leaders have made religious liberty a rallying cry as gay marriage has spread throughout the states. And though stunned by Indiana's retreat from a religious freedom law after an uproar over same-sex marriage, they vow not to give up....
  • Fundraiser for Indiana pizzeria that said it wouldn't cater gay weddings passes $840K

    Fundraiser for Indiana pizzeria that said it wouldn't cater gay weddings passes $840K
    Three nights ago, Indiana's ABC 57 reported that a business had been located that would actually refuse to serve gay customers, emboldened by the state's Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Well, not quite. Memories Pizza in Walkerton, Ind., would...
  • $828,000 raised for Indiana pizzeria that said it won't cater gay weddings

    $828,000 raised for Indiana pizzeria that said it won't cater gay weddings
    A fundraiser for the owners of an Indiana pizzeria that became the target of widespread animosity after they said they wouldn't cater a same-sex wedding reception has collected more than $828,000 from anonymous donors. A GoFundMe page started by a...
  • The backlash against the backlash against Indiana's new religious freedom law

    The backlash against the backlash against Indiana's new religious freedom law
    Not to go all M.C. Escher, but is someone who protests against intolerance guilty of intolerance? That's the question posed by the backlash against the backlash to Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Exhibit A is Memories Pizza of Walkerton,...
  • Longwood bakery takes heat for refusing to make anti-gay cake

    Longwood bakery takes heat for refusing to make anti-gay cake
    When a caller asked Sharon Haller to make a sheet cake with an anti-gay-marriage message, the Longwood baker thought it was a prank and hung up. But a day later, Haller was still dealing with threats and other fallout after a video of the conversation...