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[Commentary] Why I Am Optimistic About How the Supreme Court May...

The following is an analysis and commentary of yesterday's oral arguments in Masterpiece Cake v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission held before the U.S. Supreme...

Masterpiece Cakeshop Case Heads To SCOTUS With Potentially Dire Consequences For...

On Monday, October 2, 2017, the United States Supreme Court began its 2017-2018 term. In recent decades, the Supreme Court has taken an interest...

Court Upholds Mississippi Religious Freedom — But There’s Stinging Dissent

A federal appeals court announced Friday it wouldn’t reconsider a ruling upholding a sweeping anti-LGBT “religious freedom” law in Mississippi — although one judge...

McAuliffe Vetoes Religious Freedom Bill

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Thursday vetoed a bill that critics contend would have allowed discrimination against same-sex couples. Senate Bill 1324, which state Sen....

ACLU Demands Documents To Show Trump’s Plans For ‘Religious’ Discrimination

The saga of the Donald Trump executive order for “religious freedom,” which would allow for the discrimination of LGBTQ people and others on the...

Trump’s ‘Religious Freedom’ Executive Order Give Religious Right A License To...

Earlier this week, a leaked copy of President Trump’s upcoming “religious freedom” executive order revealed that the administration plans to give the religious right a license to...

Definitely not Oz – Kansas Passes Bill Allowing Student Groups to...

What's the matter with Kansas?  A lot, apparently. According the Advocate, the Kansas legislature passed a bill that would allow student groups at public colleges...

Georgia Adds Anti-LGBT Language to Bill

Things are not very peachy in Georgia. Yesterday the Georgia House just approved additional provisions to bill HB 757, greatly increasing the likelihood for legalized...

General Assembly Approves Bill Protecting Gay Marriage Opponents – Veto Promised

Legislators in both houses of Virginia's General Assembly voted to enact legislation that says no minister or religious organization can be penalized for acting in...