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John Oliver explains why religion shouldn’t be used to discriminate

Monday, August 24, 2015
John Oliver
The host of Last Week Tonight tears into people who use their religious beliefs to refuse services to LGBTQ people. ...

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Canadian wants every rainbow-colored crosswalk removed

Thursday, August 20, 2015
When the crosswalks were completed, a press release from the city explained that "these celebrate diversity and can be found in several cities across Canada."
And she's willing to go all the way to the Supreme Court of Canada, if that's what it takes. ...

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Pelosi addresses LGBT protections at Amazon

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Nancy Pelosi
Pelosi visited the Amazon campus to discuss protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. ...

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Staver: Gay juvenile offenders were sexually abused

Thursday, August 13, 2015
Mat Staver
He thinks the gay young people in Kentucky's juvenile justice system just need to hear the gospel. ...

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School denies excluding gay student from yearbook

Thursday, August 13, 2015
"It was really disappointing to see that my picture wasn't in there," said Dalton Maldonado.
"That claim is totally false and without merit." ...

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BREAKING: Clerk’s office defies court – still no same-sex marriage licenses

Thursday, August 13, 2015
Rowan County clerk Nathan Davis, right, informs David Moore that the clerk's office will not be issuing any marriage licenses, in defiance of an order from a federal judge in Morehead, Ky., Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has already filed a notice of appeal and plans to request a stay on the ruling.
"I will say that people are cruel, they are cruel, these people are cruel." ...

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BREAKING: Lawyers may hold Kentucky county clerk in contempt

Thursday, August 13, 2015
David Moore reacts after he and his partner leave the Rowan County Courthouse following an attempt to obtain a marriage license in Morehead, Ky., Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015. In a decision Wednesday, U.S. District Judge David L. Bunning ordered Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis to issue marriage licenses, but she has refused after filing an appeal the ruling to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Kim Davis has refused to issue licenses to any couple, gay or straight, despite the court rulings. ...

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Indiana city drops gay protection proposals

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Goshen Mayor Allan Kauffman
Goshen Mayor Allan Kauffman swears he isn't trying to "stir up fears." ...

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Gay Catholic school teacher shut out at archdiocese offices

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Archbishop Charles Chaput says the Sisters of Mercy and board members who run Waldron Mercy Academy are simply being "honest" about the church's teaching.
Winters joked it was "because I'm so threatening" after handing the box of petitions to the guard. ...

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Mormons may create alternative scouting organization

Thursday, July 30, 2015
The BSA's decision to lift the ban on gay leaders may motivate the LDS Church to sever ties with the organization.
Were the church to follow through, it could financially impact the BSA quite dramatically, as the LDS is the organization's largest Scouting sponsor. ...

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