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Oregon bakers appeal to Supreme Court

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 10/23/18, 10:50 am

Lawyers for Aaron and Melissa Klein, owners of an Oregon bakery who were punished for declining to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding, have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear their case, according to First Liberty Institute, which represents the couple. The Kleins appealed to the high court Monday after the Oregon Supreme Court refused to hear their case this summer.

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A flimsy marriage alternative

Family | Britain extends civil partnerships to heterosexual couples
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 10/19/18, 04:27 pm

British Prime Minister Theresa May earlier this month said she would introduce legislation to allow civil partnerships for opposite-sex couples. The announcement followed a ruling by the United Kingdom’s highest court this summer that current policy unlawfully discriminates by allowing marriage or civil partnerships for same-sex couples but only marriage for opposite-sex couples.

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Atlanta to pay $1.2 million to Christian fire chief

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 10/16/18, 10:57 am

The Atlanta City Council voted Monday to pay $1.2 million to former Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran, who was fired in 2015 over a 162-page book he wrote for men at his church advocating for a Biblical view of marriage and sexuality. The council voted in favor of the settlement 11-3, according to WSB radio. Cochran won a lawsuit against the city and Mayor Kasim Reed late last year. A U.S.

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