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North Carolina GOP’s ‘Religious Freedom’ Law Challenged as Unconstitutional

The plaintiffs in the lawsuit argue the law violates both the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment and the Equal Protection and Due Process Clauses of the 14th Amendment, and affects any union a magistrate may claim a religious objection to, such as LGBTQ, interracial, or interfaith pairings.

The plaintiffs in the lawsuit argue the law violates both the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment and the Equal Protection and Due Process Clauses of the 14th Amendment, and affects any union a magistrate may claim a religious objection to, such as LGBTQ, interracial, or interfaith pairings.

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Study: Marriage Equality Has Boosted State and Local Economies by $813 Million

The study released last week by the Williams Institute also says that wedding spending generated an estimated $52 million in tax revenue.

The study released last week by the Williams Institute also says that wedding spending generated an estimated $52 million in tax revenue.

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Supreme Court Asked to Overturn Denial of Lesbian Adoptive Mother’s Parental Rights

The petition calls a September decision by the Alabama Supreme Court to not recognize the parent's adoptive rights as "unprecedented" and asks for an emergency order allowing her to see her kids.

The petition calls a September decision by the Alabama Supreme Court to not recognize the parent’s adoptive rights as “unprecedented” and asks for an emergency order allowing her to see her kids.

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Utah Judge Removes Infant From Lesbian Couple, Says Heterosexual Homes Are Better (Updated)

A Utah judge has ordered an infant girl be taken from lesbian foster parents, saying "kids in homosexual homes don’t do as well as they do in heterosexual homes,” despite volumes of evidence to the contrary.

A Utah judge has ordered an infant girl be taken from lesbian foster parents, saying children in homosexual homes don’t do as well as they do in heterosexual homes, despite volumes of evidence to the contrary.

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Alabama Judges Use Jim Crow-Era Law to Halt Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

A state law passed in 1961 makes the issuance of marriage licenses optional rather than mandatory.

A state law passed in 1961 makes the issuance of marriage licenses optional rather than mandatory.

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Defiant Clerk Released From Custody, Vows to Violate Court Order

The Kentucky clerk protesting marriage equality by refusing to issue marriage licenses pledged to continue to ignore court orders and block marriage licenses in the county.

The Kentucky clerk protesting marriage equality by refusing to issue marriage licenses pledged to continue to ignore court orders and block marriage licenses in the county.

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Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Defies Court Order on Same-Sex Marriage

In a one-sentence order issued Monday, the United States Supreme Court ruled against Kentucky clerk Kim Davis, who had sought relief from the high court to protect her from having to issue marriage licenses in Rowan County.

In a one-sentence order issued Monday, the United States Supreme Court ruled against Kentucky clerk Kim Davis, who had sought relief from the high court to protect her from having to issue marriage licenses in Rowan County.

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How a Tradition That Says ‘Thou Shalt Not Lie’ Justifies Deception

From abortion clinics being required to give medically inaccurate information to poorly conducted studies on the efficacy of same-sex parenting, conservative evangelicals seem to have no problem bending the truth to push a right-wing, anti-gay, anti-woman agenda.

From abortion clinics being required to give medically inaccurate information to poorly conducted studies on the efficacy of same-sex parenting, conservative evangelicals seem to have no problem bending the truth to push a right-wing, anti-gay, anti-woman agenda.

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Lawsuit Challenges Refusal to Issue Marriage Licenses in Kentucky

The first round of legal challenges to the Supreme Court's marriage equality ruling happened in Kentucky Monday.

The first round of legal challenges to the Supreme Court’s marriage equality ruling happened in Kentucky Monday.

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Marriage Equality Backlash: Kansas Governor Issues Anti-LGBTQ Executive Order

Kansas' Republican Governor Sam Brownback on Tuesday issued an executive order allowing clergy members to refuse to perform marriages of same-sex couples and permitting the continued discrimination against people based on their sexual orientation.

Kansas’ Republican Governor Sam Brownback on Tuesday issued an executive order allowing clergy members to refuse to perform marriages of same-sex couples and permitting the continued discrimination against people based on their sexual orientation.

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