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Christian 72-Year-Old Florist Fined for Refusing To Supply Flowers for Same-Sex Wedding Takes ‘Last Stand’ at Supreme Court

Barronelle Stutzman, also known as the "Christian grandma florist," is now asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear her appeal to reverse a Washington court's decision earlier this year that found her guilty of discrimination for refusing to provide flowers for a gay wedding. (more…)

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Texas Supreme Court Rules Homosexual Spouses May Not be Entitled to Workplace Benefits

Gay spouses may not be entitled to government-subsidized workplace benefits, the Texas Supreme Court ruled Friday in a unanimous decision that was quickly condemned by gay-rights groups. (more…)

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Supreme Court Backs Church in Major Religious Rights Case

Churches and other religious entities cannot be flatly denied public money even in states where constitutions explicitly ban such funding, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday in a major religious rights case that narrows the separation of church and state. (more…)

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Supreme Court Will Hear Case of Colorado Baker Who Refused To Make Wedding Cake For Same-Sex Couple, Will Decide Whether Businesses Can Deny Service To Homosexual Couples

Supreme Court justices voted to hear an appeal from the owner of a Colorado bakery who refused to create and design a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. (more…)

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California Bans State Employee Travel to Texas, Alabama, South Dakota and Kentucky Over Anti-LGBT Rights Laws

California's attorney general blocked state-funded travel to Texas and three other states on Thursday in response to what he considers anti-LGBT rights laws enacted this year. (more…)

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Texas Governor Signs Bill Protecting Religious Freedom of Faith-Based Adoption Groups

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed a bill into law that prevents the government from punishing faith-based adoption agencies that operate their organizations in accordance with their religious beliefs. (more…)

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Baltimore Ravens Player Ben Watson Calls Bernie Sanders ‘UnAmerican’ For Questioning Trump Nominee’s Evangelical Beliefs

Baltimore Ravens tight end Benjamin Watson and evangelical religious leaders from both sides of the political aisle have spoken out against Sen. Bernie Sanders' questioning of White House Deputy Budget Director nominee Russell Vought's evangelical beliefs on salvation. (more…)

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Supreme Court Declines To Hear Petition of Marine Convicted and Discharged For Keeping Bible Verse on her Desk

The United States Supreme Court has declined to review the case of former Lance Cpl. Monifa Sterling, who claims that she was unfairly convicted at court-martial and discharged from the Marines after she refused to remove cutouts of a paraphrased Bible verse from her work station. (more…)

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Christian Family Sues Michigan City for Banning Their Business From Farmers’ Market After They Refused to Host Homosexual Marriages

A Michigan city is being sued for banning a Christian family's business from a local farmers' market because they refuse to host same-sex weddings on their property. (more…)

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Texas Adoption Law Could Jumpstart Christian Agencies Again After Some Paused Their Services Out of Fear of Legal Backlash For Refusing To Place Children with Same-Sex Couples

Christian adoption agencies in Texas are awaiting their governor’s signature on a new law safeguarding the option to use faith-based requirements in placing children in adoptive and foster homes. (more…)

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Republicans Ask Trump to Scale Back Obama-era Protections for Homosexuals in Order to Keep Promise to Protect Religious Liberty

Dozens of Republican lawmakers are asking President Trump to scale back Obama-era protections for gays and lesbians in order to make good on a campaign promise to protect religious liberty. (more…)

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Michael Brown Says Shame on Christian Leaders Who Stay Silent About Washington Supreme Court’s Ruling in Barronelle Stutzman Case

There is only one thing more appalling than the Washington Supreme Court's 9-0 ruling against religious liberty today. It is the silence of Christian leaders across America, leaders who choose convenience over confrontation, leaders who would rather be popular than prophetic, leaders who prefer the favor of people over the

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Washington Supreme Court Rules Against Christian Florist Who Refused to Provide Flowers for Homosexual Wedding

The Washington Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday that a florist who refused to provide services for a same-sex wedding broke the state’s anti-discrimination law, even though she claimed doing so would violate her religious beliefs. (more…)

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Vice President Pence Heads to Europe to Reassure Allies About Trump

On Friday, Vice President Mike Pence will lead a delegation of Trump administration officials to Germany for the annual Munich Security Conference, and his first trip abroad as vice president is expected to focus on reassuring allies nervous about President Trump's comments and actions. (more…)

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Measles Outbreak Grows in Los Angeles Despite California’s Strict Vaccination Law

Six months after California's strict vaccine law took effect, a measles outbreak has infected 20 people, most of them in Los Angeles County, prompting a search for others who may have been exposed to the highly contagious virus. (more…)

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