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Why is employment discrimination a “religious freedom” issue?

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Why does religion engender sympathy for what would, in a secular context, be considered odious?
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There is no zero-sum competition between LGBT rights and religious freedom

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The “gay rights vs. religious freedom” juxtaposition is misdirected and harmful.
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Houston votes against equal rights

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The campaign should be instructive for what the LGBT community will face in future battles.
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Chris Kluwe destroys Houston Texans owner over anti-HERO donation

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Yet another masterful takedown from gay America’s favorite straight guy.
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Anti-gay employment discrimination case headed to federal court

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The EEOC ruled this summer that anti-gay hiring discrimination is already illegal. Will higher courts agree?
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Rand Paul retreats to states’ rights on LGBT hiring discrimination

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He knows he’s on the wrong side of the issue, but he doesn’t want to reverse himself completely.
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130 religious and secular organizations call for Obama to reverse Bush memo allowing religious groups to discriminate

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The Religious Freedom Restoration Act was never intended to grant sweeping licenses to discriminate.
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Gay rights may come at the cost of religious freedom…if you redefine religious freedom

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Religious worries over religious liberty are really just Christian worries over their receding hegemony.
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Democrats to push sweeping LGBT rights bill this week

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The Equality Act would grant anti-discrimination protections to the LGBT community across seven categories.
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Jeb Bush is in favor of anti-discrimination laws, as long as he doesn’t have to sign them

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LGBT equality hasn’t been, isn’t and never will be a “states’ rights” issue.
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Workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation already illegal, per EEOC ruling

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The ruling currently only applies to federal workers, but that could soon change.
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EU dumps gays, says Ukraine can have visa-free travel without “non-negotiable” LGBT non-discrim guarantee

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Ukraine and the EU have conspired to undermine the human rights of gay and trans Ukrainians.
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