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Groups Eye Indiana Pullout Over Religious Objections Bill

Mar 26
Organizers of a major gamers' convention and a large church gathering say they're considering moving events from Indianapolis over a bill that critics say could legalize discrimination against gays.

Indiana Gov. Pence Signs Religious Objections Bill

Mar 26
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Thursday signed into law a religious objections bill that some convention organizers and business leaders have opposed amid concern it could allow discrimination against gay people.

NCAA Concerned With Indiana Religious Objections Bill

Mar 26
NCAA President Mark Emmert says the association is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people.

Arkansas Governor Says He'd Sign Religious Protection Bill

By Andrew DeMillo | Mar 26
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday he would sign into law a religious protection measure that opponents have said amounts to a license to discriminate against gays and lesbians in the state.

Arkansas Senate Panel Backs 'Conscience Protection' Measure

By Andrew DeMillo | Mar 25
An effort to prevent Arkansas government from infringing on someone's religious beliefs was revived Tuesday, with a state Senate panel advancing a bill that critics have called a thinly veiled endorsement of discrimination against gays and lesbians.

Indiana Lawmakers Send Religious Objection Bill to Governor

By Tom Davies | Mar 25
A religious objection bill that opponents say could legalize discrimination against gays cleared the Indiana Senate on Tuesday, positioning the state to become the first to enact such a change this year ahead of an expected SCOTUS ruling on gay marriage

Is Pat Robertson Resigned that Marriage Equality May be a Reality?

By EDGE | Mar 25
With the Supreme Court about to hear arguments about whether same-sex marriage bans are unconstitutional, Pat Robertson says all you can do is pray.

In SF, Students, Parents Speak Out Against Archbishop's 'Morality' Clauses

Mar 21
About 500 people gathered Monday at the University of San Francisco to discuss recent proposals that Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone has unveiled that many say would alter education of students.

Scottish Prelate In Sex Case Renounces Cardinal's Privileges

By Frances D'Emilio | Mar 21
A Scottish cardinal who admitted to sexual misdeeds has renounced the duties and privileges of his position, an arrangement agreed to after meeting with Pope Francis, church officials said Friday.

Bill Protecting Campus Religious Groups Passes Kansas Senate

Mar 20
A proposal in Kansas for protecting religious groups on public college campuses that want to restrict memberships to like-minded believers is advancing in the Republican-dominated Legislature.

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