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Is This Religious Freedom: Kicking You Out of A Cab?

In the debate over Religious Freedom and, specifically, Religious Freedom Restoration Acts; like the one that was signed into law by Indiana, the main example that people bring up on both sides of the issue is the baker would not want … Continue reading

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Products Can’t Be Discriminatory, But Services Can

Those who oppose gay marriage equality like to often use the scenario that you wouldn’t demand ham at a kosher deli to put across their point that businesses are free to refuse service to gay and lesbian customers. They claim that … Continue reading

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LGBT Affirmation and the Evangelical Church

On The Huffington Post, Heidi Hall authors an article about the beginnings of a shift in attitudes toward affirming the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) members of the Evangelical Church. A change which Hall notes is due in part … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons Bible-Believing Christians Should Support Same-Sex Relationships

Nope, this isn’t something off of David Letterman’s show. It’s the conclusions of Matthew Vines, author of God and the Gay Christian. Vines took four years off to study the Bible to find out what its real message on homosexuality … Continue reading

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Isn’t the Bible’s Dress Code Being Naked?

The blog Joe. My. God. is reporting on the story of elementary school student Sunny Kahle, who had a letter sent home because she dressed too much like a boy. From the blog post: Elementary principal Becky Bowman sent home … Continue reading

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Contraceptive Access; Another Argument Against Arizona’s SB 1062

Journalist, Anderson Cooper, has interviewed Arizona legislators on SB 1062. SB 1062 would allow individuals to refuse service to anyone based on a sincerely held religious belief, and most of the focus has been on how this law might effect … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Jesus on the ‘Duck Dynasty’ Controversy

Some defenders of Phil Robertson’s comments on homosexuality state that he is just reciting Bible doctrine. Well, there’s another passage in the Bible which has me wondering how closely Phil (and some of his defenders) may be following its doctrine … Continue reading

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Religious Support for LGBTs: 10 Pro-LGBT Religious Women You Should Know

From advocate.com comes an op-ed of the ’10 Pro-LGBT Religious Women You Should Know’ Reverend Dr. Christine Wiley is co-pastor of Covenant Baptist United Church of Christ, the first traditionally black church in the District of Columbia to perform same-sex … Continue reading

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Is This Religious Freedom: Teen Denied Confirmation for Supporting Equality

Religious conservatives were right; gay marriage equality will infringe on religious beliefs–just not the way they said it would. From the Park Rapid Enterprise in Minnesota: BARNESVILLE, Minn. – If you want to be a Catholic, you have to be … Continue reading

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Bible Quotes as Discrimination – Retro Edition

Lest you think that biblical signage and quotes are just a thing of the modern-day gay rights struggle, the New Orleans Times-Picayune brings you this reminder of another sincere religious belief: The photo is from protestors who were against the integration … Continue reading

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