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  • Discrimination in the form of religious freedom is no virtue

    Discrimination in the form of religious freedom is no virtue
      Alarmed at the prospect that the U.S. Supreme Court will sanction same-sex marriage in every state, conservative state lawmakers are intensifying efforts to provide legal cover for evangelical Christians and others who regard homosexual unions as an...
  • The conservative case for same-sex marriage

    The conservative case for same-sex marriage
    Before the current Supreme Court session ends this summer, the justices will make a landmark decision on same-sex marriage. But conservatives shouldn't wait to lose in court. They should accept same-sex marriage now. The trolls will say I'm not a real...
  • Gavin Newsom takes risk by seeking to legalize recreational pot use

    Gavin Newsom takes risk by seeking to legalize recreational pot use
    A few weeks into his first term as mayor of San Francisco in 2004, Gavin Newsom made a bold and controversial decision, ordering the city-county clerk to violate state law and issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Newsom was ultimately...
  • Longwood bakery raises $13,000 after anti-gay-cake dispute

    Longwood bakery raises $13,000 after anti-gay-cake dispute
    The Longwood bakery that came under fire for refusing to make an anti-gay-marriage cake last week has raised more than $13,000 online. Cut the Cake's GoFundme.com account has pulled in $13,605 in donations since Thursday's Internet video from Arizona...
  • 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...
  • Indiana's Christian conservatives collide with a changing America

    Indiana's Christian conservatives collide with a changing America
    In Indiana, social change often lags behind like an Amish buggy, and lots of folks there do not mind at all. Count among them the Republican majorities in the Indiana legislature who just approved the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, a measure that...
  • AP: Handful of holdout tribes dig in against gay marriage

    Even if a U.S. Supreme Court ruling this spring makes same-sex marriage the law, it would leave pockets of the country where it isn't likely to be recognized any time soon: the reservations of a handful of sovereign Native American tribes, including the...
  • No freedom to discriminate

    What happens when deeply-held belief systems run into culture change? Sometimes, over time, people change their views. It took the Catholic Church more than 200 years to accept the idea that the earth revolved around the sun. Social conservatives are...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    Victim advocates hope Rolling Stone retraction won't slow bid to curb campus sexual assaults The furor over a retracted Rolling Stone article may deter some rape victims from coming forward, but the national campaign to curb sexual assaults on college...
  • Weddings, religion and free speech

    Weddings, religion and free speech
    After a storm of protest from supporters of gay rights and the business community, Indiana and Arkansas have revised their Religious Freedom Restoration Acts. But it still isn’t clear whether bakers, caterers and photographers that have religious...
  • Sausage stand plans fundraiser party for gay charity with GoFundMe cash

    Sausage stand plans fundraiser party for gay charity with GoFundMe cash
    A Berwyn sausage shop that gained attention by asking for donations for being "nonbigoted" is planning to hold a fundraising party in early May that will benefit a gay-friendly charity. Brendan O'Connor, owner of Big Guys Sausage Stand, at 7021...