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Religious Liberty | Beto O’Rourke’s troubling comments
by Joel Belz
Posted 11/07/19, 02:51 pm

Beto O’Rourke at least had the political sense to backtrack. His earlier response to a reporter’s question about homosexual rights had been preposterous—earning dissent even from his ultra-liberal, fellow presidential candidates. But O’Rourke’s follow-up “clarification” served mostly to show what the former U.S. congressman from Texas really thinks on the subject. And what he thinks suggests he should have no place of influence in government.

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Court clears narrow path for religious liberty

Religious Liberty | Kentucky justices rule in favor of one Christian business owner
by Steve West
Posted 11/05/19, 02:37 pm

The Kentucky Supreme Court vindicated a Christian printer who didn’t want to print pro-LGBT messages, but the victory may prove hollow. The court dismissed an LGBT organization’s discrimination claims last Thursday but left significant free speech questions unanswered.

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HHS change would help religious adoption agencies

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 11/04/19, 11:16 am

A regulation proposed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services could put faith-based foster care and adoption agencies on more secure footing. The new rule would undo Obama-era regulations that included sexual orientation as a protected class under anti-discrimination laws, making it easier for agencies to place children according to their Biblical beliefs about marriage and sex.

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