(RNS) — A compassionate response to differences in our beliefs is what our society needs, not government officials more interested in shaming those with whom they disagree.
(RNS) — Some faith and business leaders oppose a proposal that they say would let Texans use their faith as a shield to deny services as mundane as plumbing or towing a car.
(RNS) — The door is still open to a decision that would force bakers to provide cakes for same-sex nuptials if they want to stay in business.
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple on religious grounds and state officials said Tuesday that they would end a separate legal fight over his refusal to bake a cake celebrating a gender transition.
(RNS) — The American legal system's anti-Islam problem might be more accurately seen as a pro-Christianity problem.
DENVER (AP) — Lawyers for Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips allege in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday (Aug. 14) that Colorado is on a "crusade to crush" Phillips because of his religious beliefs.
(RNS) — The directive is yet another sign of the Trump administration’s determination to accommodate people of faith, even if it means letting them refuse to hire LGBT people.
(RNS) — Businesses owned by religious families are refusing to provide services to LGBT couples. Nearly a majority of Americans say that's OK.
(RNS) — Sessions said the task force was needed because a dangerous movement was 'eroding our great tradition of religious freedom.'
(RNS) — For culture warriors on both ends of the spectrum.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Christian baker in Colorado who refused to design a cake for a couple's same-sex wedding, a controversial case that was widely seen as a standoff between claims of religious liberty and LGBTQ rights.
(RNS) The most egregious assertion Brooks made is that 'it’s just a cake. It’s not like they were being denied a home or a job, or a wedding.'
(RNS) — A win by baker Jack Phillips would begin the unraveling of our anti-discrimination laws, leaving people of all faiths — including Christians — at risk.
(RNS) — Islam does not permit one to discriminate in providing services to individuals because they believe or behave in a way counter to one's understanding of Islamic teachings.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — As usual, Justice Anthony Kennedy appeared to be the up-for-grabs justice, offering each side reason for hope.
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