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  • Two-month legislative session opens Monday in Louisiana

    Piecing together a solution to the state's financial mess is the primary agenda for lawmakers returning to Baton Rouge on Monday for their two-month regular session. Legislators are grappling with a $1.6 billion budget shortfall and finding themselves in...
  • Loving v. Virginia laid foundation for marriage equality fight today

    With the Supreme Court about to take up the momentous issue of marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples in Obergefell v. Hodges, it's noteworthy that 48 years ago, the court heard oral argument in Loving v. Virginia, which produced the court's most...
  • 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...
  • Religious freedom and the Constitution

    Religious freedom and the Constitution
    What many people forget is that the framers of our Constitution, through the First Amendment, sought to guarantee both freedom of religion and freedom from religion ("Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the...
  • Intolerance, Jesus and Gov. Scott: Letters

    Intolerance, Jesus and Gov. Scott: Letters
    Faith or intolerance? Some faith-based adoption agencies in Florida argue their efforts to deny adoption rights to gay or lesbian couples is "all about the children," when it's clearly about intolerance. The last thing our obstructionist Florida House...
  • Cooper would veto religious exemption bills if NC governor

    Attorney General Roy Cooper said Wednesday he supports requiring North Carolina police to wear body cameras and rejects proposals allowing public officials and potentially businesses to cite religion for declining to serve gay couples. Cooper, a Democrat...
  • Cakes bake tension between gay rights, religious objections

    A pair of Colorado cases — locally dubbed the "Cake Wars" — have added a new twist to the fight over LGBT discrimination and religious objections playing out across the U.S. In one dispute, a gay couple who wanted a wedding cake filed a...
  • Where they stand: Rand Paul on issues of 2016 campaign

    Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul opened his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a pledge to fight for greater liberties and smaller government. A look at where he stands on some issues: --- IMMIGRATION A thorny issue for Paul....