Religious Liberty
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Pride and the president

Politics | What President Donald Trump has said about LGBT issues and religious liberty
by Harvest Prude
Posted 6/06/19, 04:46 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump on May 31 became the first Republican president to voice his support for LGBT Pride Month, raising some skepticism and questions about his positions on sexuality and religious liberty.

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Washington court upholds ruling against Christian florist

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/06/19, 01:16 pm

The Supreme Court of Washington state ruled against Christian florist Barronelle Stutzman on Thursday, finding that prosecutors did not act with religious animus in their prior decision against her. Stutzman, owner of Arlene’s Flowers in Richland, Wash., faces unprecedented punishment from the state, including threats to her personal assets, because her Biblical beliefs about marriage precluded her making custom floral arrangements for a same-sex wedding.

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Ignoring precedent

Religious Liberty | State and local governments seek to nullify U.S. Supreme Court protections for pro-life pregnancy centers
by Steve West
Posted 6/04/19, 02:27 pm

Despite the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling last year barring governments from forcing pro-life pregnancy centers to advertise abortion services, the city of Hartford, Conn., and other jurisdictions are still targeting pro-life ministries. Caring Families Pregnancy Services, which serves the cities of Willimantic and Hartford, filed a complaint last month with the U.S.

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