Oregon's biggest city is the second in the U.S. to extend nondiscrimination protections to nonreligious people.
The evangelical Christian artists claim a Phoenix anti-discrimination law would curtail their religious rights.
The Alliance Defending Freedom, which is best known for supporting a baker who refused to make a cake for a gay wedding, is representing the organization.
The anti-discrimination law had support from high-profile trans activists, including actress Laverne Cox.
After 17 years of dogmatic slumber and denial over the grisly murder of University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard, Laramie's City Council passed the state's first broad LGBT protection ordinance.
Rand Paul is quite right. Anti-discrimination laws do turn the tables on businessmen, who find that they can no longer mistreat employees and customers on the basis of race or gender.
The Chinese Communist Party is unified by one principle: to remain in power. Any organized effort, even if within the confines of the law, will be viewed as a threat to the CCP's authority.