The lawsuit challenges state laws on possession and use of marijuana as infringing upon religious beliefs.
Articles tagged “Religious Freedom Restoration Act”
A year later, who was the big winner in the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in the Hobby Lobby case? Beards. Yes, beards.
Bill Levin, who calls himself the church’s minister of love, formed it partly to test Indiana’s new Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which bars the government from infringing on religious practices.
WASHINGTON — One reason for a transformation in public views on the issue: Close to half say they have a gay or lesbian family member or close friend who is married to someone of the same sex.
WASHINGTON (RNS) If the holdouts eventually abandon their religious opposition to homosexuality, it will be because of persuasion, not coercion.
NEW YORK (RNS) The problem with Christian-specific events — especially those run under the best of intentions, as Christian Fashion Week appeared to be — is that they hermetically seal off any good intentions from reaching the secular world.
NEW YORK (Reuters) The initial goal of raising $25,000 for the owners of an Indiana pizza shop was rapidly left behind and the drive raised a staggering $842,000 before it was closed.
(RNS) The fight in Indiana isn’t just about a piece of legislation. It’s about fair-minded citizens speaking out against discrimination and for the common good.
(RNS) Americans don’t want business owners to discriminate against gays — but many would exempt those who don’t want to participate in a gay wedding.