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  • Illinois law on religious objection balanced by discrimination ban

     Illinois law on religious objection balanced by discrimination ban
    When Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed a new state law that allows people and companies to claim a religious objection to doing business with same-sex couples, he pointed to Illinois and Kentucky, saying he was simply bringing the state in line with its...
  • Indiana law inspires 'non-bigoted' sausage stand to raise cash

    Indiana law inspires 'non-bigoted' sausage stand to raise cash
    A Roosevelt Road business is capitalizing on the political firestorm surrounding Indiana's religious freedom law by seeking to raise money in the name of gay rights. Big Guys Sausage Stand, at 7021 Roosevelt Road in Berwyn, created a GoFundMe page...
  • A list of tribal laws prohibiting gay marriage

    Below is a list of federally recognized Native American tribes that have laws either defining marriage as between a man and a woman or explicitly prohibiting same-sex marriages, along with excerpts of those laws. At least 10 other tribes recognize same-...
  • GOP needs to order its pizza with acceptance — not hate

    By Eugene Robinson The only purpose of the "religious freedom" laws in Indiana and other states is to assert that discrimination against gay people is acceptable. The only way to "fix" such measures is to repeal them. As events last week have shown,...
  • The difference is anatomical

    Commentator Eddie Zipperer recently offered three arguments why conservatives should embrace same-sex marriage ("The conservative case for same-sex marriage," March 29). In refuting the argument that "the Bible defines marriage as being between a man...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: Indiana sets itself back with law, misses the point with fix

    WASHINGTON It took Indiana generations to rid itself of the Ku Klux Klan image indelibly etched in the 1920s and 30s by a murderous bed sheet salesman who declared "I am the law" in the state. Even now a residue of that bigotry unfairly clings to the...
  • Fundraiser for Washington florist who rejects gay marriage raises $90,000

    Fundraiser for Washington florist who rejects gay marriage raises $90,000
    A deluge of cash has flowed into an online crowd-funding account set up to support a Washington state florist who refused to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding.  Supporters of Barronelle Stutzman, owner of Arlene’s Flowers in Richland, Wash.,...
  • McConnell, Cruz urge court to reject gay marriage

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz are among 57 Republicans in Congress who are calling on the Supreme Court to uphold state bans on same-sex marriage. The congressional Republicans said in a brief filed at...
  • $85,000 raised for Washington florist who refused gay couple

    $85,000 raised for Washington florist who refused gay couple
    A florist in eastern Washington state fined $1,000 for refusing to sell a same-sex couple wedding flowers and also facing a consumer-protection lawsuit has netted more than $85,000 in a crowdfunding campaign. The Seattle Times reports that nearly half...
  • 85K raised for Washington florist who refused gay couple

    A florist in Washington state fined $1,000 for refusing to sell a same-sex couple wedding flowers and also facing a consumer-protection lawsuit filed by the state has netted more than $85,000 in a crowdfunding campaign. The Seattle Times reports (http://...
  • Corporate activism finds its footing on religious freedom laws

    You can tell that a movement is scoring some important points when its opponents want to change the subject. That thought comes to mind when I hear critics charge Apple CEO Tim Cook with hypocrisy in his recent protests of "religious freedom" legislation...