Facing a rising tide of criticism and business boycotts against his state, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said he would consider a second law that “amplifies and clarifies” the first one but added, “We’re not going to change the law.”
Articles tagged “sexual orientation”
LYNCHBURG, Va. (RNS) With pro-gay, anti-gay, and I-don’t-know-yet-gay groups advocating for one thing or another, the individual lives behind these labels of sexual orientation have been lost.
(RNS) Religious exemption opponents claim it would relegate gays to second-class citizens. But religious institutions in the U.S. already enjoy exemptions to discriminate in hiring, including refusing to hire women in senior leadership.
(RNS) New Jersey’s newly enacted ban on gay-to-straight conversion therapy for minors violates a licensed therapist’s obligation to “respect the rights of clients to make decisions,” according to a federal lawsuit filed by a Christian counselors group.
LONDON (RNS) Britain's Court of Appeals has ordered a pair of Christian innkeepers to pay thousands of pounds in damages to a gay couple they refused to allow to stay together in one of their rooms. By Al Webb.