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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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Quote of the Day: The Meaning of Religious Freedom in Opposition to Equality

…they are going around using the phrase “religious freedom” whenever they really mean to say “overextending our faith so that it can be used to discriminate against LGBT people in the public sector.” — Jeremy Hooper, blogger, Good As You,  ‘Deflating … Continue reading

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Freedom of Speech and Does Not Mean Freedom From Consequences

Freedom of speech does not mean freedom from consequences. This is what my mind heard when I first drafted this post about blogger Jeremy Hooper’s appearance on Fox News’s The Kelly File to discussing the Phil Robertson comments. It was … 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: Oppressing The Welcoming Church?

Blogger Joe Jervis of Joe. My. God. posted about the Faith & Freedom Coalition who has started a petition to yank funding from the National Cathedral over the decision to have same-sex wedding ceremonies. See science capture below: What is … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Same-Sex Marriage is Part of God’s Plan

Talk about your religious support for gay marriage equality. Rev. Eugene Dyszlewski of the United Church of Christ was part of a campaign launch for Rhode Islanders United for Marriage gives us today’s quote of the day in his eloquent speech … Continue reading

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Religious Freedom: ‘National Cathedral to perform same-sex weddings’

A Washington, D.C. landmark is about to become a landmark in a whole, new, positive way. The Associated Press is reporting that the National Cathedral will begin to peform same-sex marriage ceremonies. From msnbc.com: In light of the legality of … 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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Another Gay Marriage Equality Opponent Argues FOR Our Equality

It’s not just National Organization for Marriage’s President, Brian Brown, who’s becoming an accidental activist to help advance the cause of gay marriage equality. Check out the below video which I found at Joe. My. God. Around 1:24, the host, Alfonzo … Continue reading

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