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  • FBI statistics show jump in hate crimes in Maryland in 2013

    FBI statistics show jump in hate crimes in Maryland in 2013
    The number of hate crimes reported in Maryland shot up by more than 45 percent in 2013 compared to the year prior, with crimes targeting victims' religious beliefs accounting for much of the increase, according to FBI data released this week. The rise...
  • Marketplace of religion should be open to all

    Marketplace of religion  should be open to all
    Just like cars, breakfast cereal and pornography, religion competes in the marketplace. This truth is not something devout people like to think about in such crass terms. A minor example is playing out in Florida's Capitol this Christmas season....
  • Doorstep visits change attitudes on gay marriage

    Doorstep visits change attitudes on gay marriage
    A single conversation with a gay or lesbian door-to-door canvasser had the ability to change attitudes on same-sex marriage in neighborhoods that overwhelmingly opposed such unions, according to new research. In a study conducted in Los Angeles County...
  • Scott should take lead to bar LGBT discrimination: Editorial

    Scott should take lead to bar LGBT discrimination: Editorial
    When Rick Scott was asked during one of this fall's gubernatorial debates about his support for Florida's ban on same-sex marriage, he insisted, "I clearly don't believe in any discrimination." It's not critical for Scott to flip his position on the ban...
  • Mississippi pastor trots out horse in wedding dress to protest gay marriage

    A Mississippi pastor brought a horse in a wedding dress to stand with him outside a federal courthouse on Friday in Jackson to protest a federal judge's ruling, currently on hold, to overturn the socially conservative state's ban on gay marriage. The...
  • Japan LGBT candidate hopes to raise awareness in election campaign

    Taiga Ishikawa has an uphill battle in his bid to become Japan's only openly gay member of parliament, but hopes his campaign for Sunday's general election will raise awareness in a nation where gay rights hardly get a nod in the mainstream political...
  • Can Republicans really change their image?

    The Republican Party of Palm Beach County is poised to elect Boca Raton attorney Michael Barnett as its first black chairman on Wednesday. Barnett said one of his top priorities would be bringing more voters of color under the GOP tent, and...
  • Will police protests fade like tea party and Occupy?

    WASHINGTON This time, the protests might have consequences. Decades of demonstrations since the 1960s have usually started with passion but led to little. Now, however, protests over police-caused deaths of unarmed black men are having an impact. They'...
  • Broward judge again overturns gay marriage ban

    Broward judge again overturns gay marriage ban
    Florida's ban on same-sex marriages is back off the books in Broward County. On Monday, Broward Circuit Court Judge Dale Cohen issued a ruling striking down the state's same-sex marriage ban, just as several county judges had before him –...
  • Vermont's 'Eat More Kale' guy wins trademark fight with Chick-fil-A

    Vermont's 'Eat More Kale' guy wins trademark fight with Chick-fil-A
    A Vermont T-shirt maker has been granted a trademark for the phrase "Eat More Kale," a decision the state's governor on Friday hailed as a victory for "the little guy" over a "corporate bully." Bo Muller-Moore, who lives in Montpelier, had been ordered...
  • Madonna and Young: Tom Wolf faces witches' brew of crises on day one

    Madonna and Young: Tom Wolf faces witches' brew of crises on day one
    It's not often that someone's greatest wish and worst nightmare occur at the same time, but for Gov.-elect Tom Wolf both are fated to occur the same day, hour and minute. Jan. 20 will witness the swearing in of the state's new governor. For Wolf, the...