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February 19, 2014


GOP Lawmakers Seek Religious Right to Gay Discrimination

"The growing specter of legalized gay marriage, which has been advanced by numerous court decisions starting with the Supreme Court's overturning of the federal Defense of Marriage Act last year, seems to have put a scare in GOP lawmakers," TPM reports.

"So they've started legislating, introducing a string of similar bills that claim to defend religious liberty, but would effectively allow for lawful discrimination against same-sex couples by businesses or government employees on religious grounds. The bills have appeared in Congress and at least six state legislatures."

The Week: How Christianity gave us gay marriage.












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