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Houston tramples religious liberty with new anti-bias policy

Religious Liberty
by Andrew Branch
Posted 5/30/14, 11:08 am

In what some are calling a sham proceeding, Houston leaders on Wednesday approved an Equal Rights Ordinance that adds the LGBT community to the city’s nondiscrimination laws. Supporters claim it provides necessary protections for the city’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered residents. But religious liberty experts warn it could be used to force churches, colleges, and Christian-owned businesses to act against their biblical beliefs about sexuality.

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Hawaiian churches win partial victory in fight over school rentals

Religious Liberty
by Sarah Padbury
Posted 5/30/14, 10:14 am

A judge in Hawaii gutted a new lawsuit on Tuesday filed by two atheists against churches that rent space from public schools. The lawsuit is a renewed effort to prove the churches acted illegally after the same judge threw out their first attempt at a conviction late last year.

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How far is too far?

Religious Liberty
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 5/28/14, 11:59 am

Sen. Joe McCarthy terrorized his opponents on the left from 1950 to 1954, but finally went too far, and lawyer Joseph Welch pinned him with the most skilled riposte in the history of congressional testimony: “Have you no sense of decency, sir, at long last? Have you left no sense of decency?”

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