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  • Labor law change expands protections

    Labor law change expands protections
    Concerning the story "Family and Medical Leave Expanded to Gay Spouses" by Marcia Heroux Pound, I believe this change in Department of Labor rules has been a long time coming. Many people rejoiced at the news of gay marriage being legalized in Florida,...
  • Gay rights pioneer to argue Supreme Court marriage case

    Mary Bonauto, the Boston lawyer who won the first gay marriage rulings in Massachusetts and Vermont, will lead the argument before the Supreme Court in favor of a constitutional right to same-sex marriage nationwide. Bonauto has been seen by gay...
  • Religious freedom is still worth protecting

    Religious freedom is still worth protecting
    Gay rights groups and their allies were outraged when Indiana enacted a "religious freedom" law that let businesses refuse to take part in same-sex weddings and other events the proprietors find objectionable. Opponents of the new law had an...
  • Presbyterian church's decision to allow same-sex marriage included approval from Hampton Roads leaders

    The largest group of Presbyterians in the U.S. last week approved an amendment to its constitutionthat redefines marriage to allow same-sex unions, with a majority of ministers and lay voting members in Hampton Roads approving the change in January. The...
  • Don't count out the Israeli left

    Don't count out the Israeli left
    Just days before the Israeli elections, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seemed poised for an epic tumble from power. Polls leading up to the election consistently showed his rival, Isaac Herzog, ahead of Bibi. His neglect of bread-and-butter issues at...
  • Gov. Rauner, gay rights advocates find common ground

    Gov. Rauner, gay rights advocates find common ground
    Putting election-year hostilities behind them, gay rights advocates said they emerged from a meeting with Gov. Bruce Rauner with a pledge the Republican will strictly enforce anti-discrimination laws and hope that he'll also support their top...
  • Hillary Clinton, first lady, on gay marriage: A case study in opacity

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. A trove of papers released this week at the Clinton library shows that, even before homebrew email servers were an option, Hillary Clinton's operation had mastered low-tech workarounds to avoid leaving a paper trail of her real-time...
  • Louisiana is latest state in religious objections debate

    Even before the opening of Louisiana's legislative session, a bill has thrust the state into the national debate over religious objections laws. Opponents of the laws — which have drawn national headlines in Indiana and Arkansas — say they...
  • Analysis: Marriage rights won't save gays from being fired in most states

    WASHINGTON Same-sex couples across the U.S. may soon have the legal right to marry. In 28 states, their employer will still have the legal right to fire them. Even as the U.S. Supreme Court prepares for arguments this month on legalizing same-sex...
  • Indiana pizzeria that backed religious freedom law reopens

    Indiana pizzeria that backed religious freedom law reopens
    A northern Indiana pizzeria that closed after its owner said his religious beliefs wouldn't allow him to cater a gay wedding opened Thursday to a full house of friends, regulars and people wanting to show their support. "It's a relief to get going again...
  • Balancing religious and civil liberties

    Balancing religious and civil liberties
    The controversy over Indiana's religious liberty statute raises again the difficult issue of how to balance religious freedom and laws that proscribe a general standard of conduct. This problem has been with us since at least 1878 when the United States...