What kind of man, claiming to be Christian, casts out entire groups of people?
His embrace of anti-LGBT legislation cost the state's economy millions and took him from a potential Presidential contender to a Governor no longer assured re-election.
Public land grant institutions are the backbone of higher education in the United States. No one has yet calculated the cumulative
I can hear Jesus say, "Seriously? You would begrudge LGBTQ people restoration to a flourishing life in the community, just to retain your own sense of personal rectitude?
The new law states specifically that those who believe that marriage "should be recognized as the union of one man and one woman" are empowered to discriminate in hiring, housing and public accommodations against gay couples.
The "new commandment" Jesus gave his followers the night before he died was "love one another," but most certainly do not love one another by passing legislation that misuses religion as an excuse to discriminate against one another.
"[T]here is nothing to stop bigamy, pedophilia or any other sexual practice from receiving the same protection."
We can't afford this type of loss in West Virginia. More importantly we cannot continue to send the message that it is acceptable to discriminate against people in this state as a result of their sexual orientation and gender identity.
Business leaders have got to know that, ultimately, if Pence wins by promoting homophobic laws, it's a long-term loss for them.
I'm a Mayflower descendant. My maternal grandmother was Delores Howland, some 16 or so generations removed from John Howland. His home still stands in Plymouth, and I have been there to sign the descendants' book.
No matter what your particular religious or political views, I suspect everyone who watched the spectacle surrounding Ms. Davis' release from jail last week experienced some kind of strong emotion, whether it was empathy or outrage.
Whether it's denial of marriage licenses to same-sex couples or denial of reproductive health care to women, the trend of conflating individual religious beliefs with public policy decisions is a slippery and dangerous slope to the erosion of genuine religious liberty
Indiana's First Church of Cannabis -- a religion that embraces marijuana as a holy sacrament, newly born under the state's
Our nation's biggest arguments are often captured in majestic words, or dramatic photos. But sometimes it's a simple piece of cloth...
Conservatives are trying to spin a yarn that the religious liberty of Christians in this country is under attack. When the Supreme Court handed down its pro-marriage-equality decision in June, conservative pundits opined that Christian congregations would soon be required to let gays and lesbian marry in their churches.
“We will win this on the high plain of dignity and discipline,” Levin wrote, “not in a criminal court from a rowdy brawl
But support for same-sex marriage has become significantly more mainstream since Hill's time in office. The Democratic Party
U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled last week that the Army violated Iknoor Singh’s rights when it refused