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Who would God discriminate against?

The Employment Non-Discrimination Act would protect gay, lesbian and transgender Americans from workplace discrimination.

Most Republicans, evangelicals support ENDA

This Oct. 15, 2013, photo, shows a view of the U.S. Capitol building at dusk in Washington. With seven Republican … Continued

Religious, civil rights groups demand investigation of NYPD spying

RNS () — A coalition of 125 religious, civil rights, and community-based organizations sent a letter to the U.S. Department … Continued

U.S. asks Supreme Court to review Hobby Lobby’s birth control mandate challenge

RNS () — Federal officials have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the government mandate that private companies offer … Continued

In Baby Veronica case, some evangelicals side with adoptive parents

RNS () — The Baby Veronica case, named for the girl at the center of a contentious child custody dispute, … Continued

Gay rights vs. religious rights: 7 issues to watch

NEW YORK — The rights of religious groups or individuals that object to same-sex marriage continue to clash with those … Continued

Remembering the revival on the National Mall

Martin Luther King Jr. seen during his “I Have a Dream” speech.AP Hand clapping. Foot stomping. Shouts of “Amen!” and … Continued

Mass. Supreme Court to hear challenge to Pledge of Allegiance

RNS () — Massachusetts’ highest court on Wednesday (Sept. 4) will consider whether the daily recitation of the Pledge of … Continued

N.J. gay conversion therapy ban challenged in federal court

RNS () — New Jersey’s newly enacted ban on gay-to-straight conversion therapy for minors violates a licensed therapist’s obligation to … Continued

Demand legal protection: It’s okay to be gay at work

Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg You can still be fired for being gay in 29 states, and for being transgender in … Continued

Yeshiva hit with $380 million abuse lawsuit

NEW YORK — Nineteen former students of a high school run by Yeshiva University, the flagship school of Orthodox Judaism, … Continued

The real fights over gay marriage are just starting

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court decisions on gay marriage, while historic, didn’t settle the issue. In fact, they fuel it. … Continued

How should Catholics respond to gay marriage decisions?

In two decisions today the U.S. Supreme Court avoided a firm declaration about same-sex marriage but signaled that attempts by … Continued

Supreme Court marriage rulings: Anything but simple

If the range of possible Supreme Court rulings on gay marriage this month requires a scorecard, the potential confusion arising … Continued

The courts, birth control and phony claims of ‘religious liberty’

A woman holds a birth control pill. These tiny pills are now at the heart of an ongoing fight over … Continued

Boston bombings and the radicalized homegrown terrorist

This photo released by the FBI shows who the FBI was calling Suspect No. 1, in black cap, and Suspect … Continued

Florida’s anti-Sharia law problematic, and not only for Muslims

State lawmakers around the country have proposed bills to effectively make sharia law illegal. FOR GOD’S SAKE | Having handily … Continued

What part of ‘no law respecting an establishment of religion’ does North Carolina not understand?

Imagine driving from Northern Virginia to the Outer Banks in North Carolina, and as you hit the state line, you … Continued

Poll: Americans see gay marriage as inevitable

WASHINGTON — Nearly two-thirds of Americans believe legalized same-sex marriage in the U.S. is inevitable, according to a study by … Continued

Roe a matter of religious liberty

Forty years after abortion was made legal by the momentous Supreme Court ruling in Roe v. Wade, women’s access to … Continued