(Reuters) Opponents called it a “religious discrimination bill” which would allow private businesses, individuals and organizations to discriminate against gays and others on religious grounds.
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WASHINGTON (RNS) Taking aim at the Boy Scouts of America’s continuing ban on gay adult leaders, Attorney General Eric Holder called the prohibition “a relic of an age of prejudice and insufficient understanding.”
WASHINGTON (RNS) Conservative Anglicans expressed concerns over “backlash” to a new anti-gay law in Uganda, not gays and lesbians who may face prison.
(RNS) What’s this got to do with Westboro, the church whose members are notorious for bringing their “God hates fags” signs to military funerals? Lots.
(RNS) What’s next? Disobeying traffic signs because a gay-friendly city government put them up? Drawing down on a policeman because he happens to be gay? Obeying only those laws that no gay person supports or benefits from?
(RNS) As the Boy Scouts of America gets ready to admit gay youth, one Missouri organization has already broken away. Oak Scouts is designed to be a safe space for everyone, regardless of faith or sexual orientation.
(RNS) Yes, Pope Francis dominated the headlines for 2013. But he wasn’t the only big religion story to receive front-page treatment.
(RNS) The United Methodist Church’s highest court issued three rulings this weekend that do not change church policy toward gays and lesbians but allow bishops to accept resolutions expressing dissent from church teachings.
(RNS) As the United Methodist Church’s highest court gathers for its semiannual meeting in Baltimore on Wednesday, it will confront a growing movement of defiant clergy members opposed to church doctrine on gays and unwilling to back down.