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Golden state tarnish

News analysis | Be-happy liberalism becomes suppress-dissent liberalism
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 7/04/19, 08:53 am

Do Californians just want to have fun? Not if they’re members of the state legislature that late last month showed how liberalism, once a defender of free speech, is doubling down on suppression of dissent and viewpoint diversity.

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Identity matters

Sexuality | Sexuality in the gay pride age
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 6/13/19, 03:25 pm

It’s gay pride parade time again, so this is a good time to read Christopher Yuan’s Holy Sexuality and the Gospel (Multnomah, 2018). When I interviewed him five years ago (“From gay to joyous,” Feb. 8, 2014), he had recently put into perspective his years of homosexuality, illicit drug use, drug dealing, and coming to Christ in prison. His new book poses good questions about gays and identity: “How did ‘This is how I am’ become ‘This is who I am’?”

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Maine bans ‘conversion therapy’ for minors

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 5/30/19, 10:31 am

Maine Gov. Janet Mills, a Democrat, signed a bill into law Wednesday that prohibits so-called “conversion therapy” for minors struggling with unwanted same-sex attraction.

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