Indiana Lawmakers Propose ‘Fix’ to Religious Freedom Law – Video




Indiana Lawmakers Propose'Fix' to Religious Freedom Law Indiana governor OKs changes to religious objections law Yahoo News – 8 hours ago Indiana Lawmakers Propose'Fix' to Religious Freedom Bill. . Indiana Lawmakers Propose … Gov Continue reading

Source Link(s) Are Here

Indiana Lawmakers Propose 'Fix' to Religious Freedom Law - Video

Discrimination: A God-given Right; Religious Freedom in Indiana & Arkansas – Video




Discrimination: A God-given Right; Religious Freedom in Indiana Arkansas Liberals have attacked the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) in both Indiana and Arkansas as endorsing discrimination against LGBT people. Continue reading

Source Link(s) Are Here

Discrimination: A God-given Right; Religious Freedom in Indiana & Arkansas - Video

After Indiana furor, proposed religious freedom law in Georgia dies

After 14 months of bitter wrangling, Georgias legislative session ended with lawmakers failing to pass a contentious religious freedom bill. Continue reading



Source Link(s) Are Here

After Indiana furor, proposed religious freedom law in Georgia dies

Madison, Wis., Council Votes To Ban Discrimination Against Atheism

In what is believed to be a first in the United States, the common council of Madison, Wis., has voted to amend the city’s equal opportunities ordinance “to add nonreligion as a protected class.” The legislation adds atheists to the categories of people who could potentially face discrimination. It was co-sponsored by 14 of the council’s 20 members and approved without objection Tuesday night. “This is important because I believe it is only fair that if we protect religion, in all its varieties, we should also protect non-religion from discrimination Continue reading



Source Link(s) Are Here

Madison, Wis., Council Votes To Ban Discrimination Against Atheism

Arkansas senator defends religious freedom bill on CNN – Video




Arkansas senator defends religious freedom bill on CNN Arkansas Senator Bart Hester, a sponsor of the religious freedom bill, defended his bill on the CNN show OutFront with Erin Burnett. Continue reading

Source Link(s) Are Here

Arkansas senator defends religious freedom bill on CNN - Video

Indiana Governor Signs State Religious Freedom Restoration Act

INDIANAPOLIS The governor of Indiana signed the state Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law on Thursday, resisting critics who asserted that the legislation would allow people of faith to discriminate against homosexuals. Gov. Continue reading



Source Link(s) Are Here

Indiana Governor Signs State Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Legislature OKs bill paving way for WSU medical school

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) – A nearly-century old restriction giving the University of Washington in Seattle the exclusive right to operate a public medical school in the state of Washington was removed by the Legislature on Wednesday, opening the door for a new Washington State University medical school in Spokane. Senators approved House Bill 1559 on a 47-1 vote and the measure now heads to Gov Continue reading



Source Link(s) Are Here

Legislature OKs bill paving way for WSU medical school

Religious freedom bill at the center of Statehouse debate

INDIANAPOLIS – The House Judiciary Committee has passed the so-called “religious freedom bill” by a 9-4 vote. Protecting religious freedom was at the center of several demonstrations Monday at the Indiana Statehouse. The legislation causing the activity is Senate Bill 101 or the Religious Freedom Restoration Act Continue reading



Source Link(s) Are Here

Religious freedom bill at the center of Statehouse debate

Taking a Closer Look at the Bill of Rights – Fourth Amendment – Video




Taking a Closer Look at the Bill of Rights – Fourth Amendment This video contains thoughts on the boundaries of privacy, how it affects our rights and how the fourth amendment continues to get violated. By: Timothy Rodgers Continue reading

Source Link(s) Are Here

Taking a Closer Look at the Bill of Rights - Fourth Amendment - Video

Is extremism putting free speech in UK universities under threat?

Reuters The University of Oxford had to cancel a debate on abortion last year because people objected that both panelists were male. Concern that the Islamic State militant ‘Jihadi John’ may have been radicalised while attending a London university has re-stoked the debate about free speech in academic institutions. Mohammed Emwazi was last week identified as the IS militant who has appeared in numerous beheading videos for IS Continue reading



Source Link(s) Are Here

Is extremism putting free speech in UK universities under threat?

Editorial: If Texans' health care subsidies disappear, we need a plan

Regardless of your politics, the possibility that fellow Texans and millions more Americans nationwide who bought insurance under the Affordable Care Act could return to the ranks of the uninsured is a serious matter. Yet this is what is at stake when the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments Wednesday in King vs Continue reading



Source Link(s) Are Here

Editorial: If Texans' health care subsidies disappear, we need a plan

Shealy tells sister's story during domestic violence debate

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – As debate dragged into a second week on a bill to toughen sentences for convicted domestic abusers in South Carolina and take away their guns, state Sen. Katrina Shealy made the issue personal with the story of her sister who was abused for years by her husband before he finally shot himself to death. Continue reading



Source Link(s) Are Here

Shealy tells sister's story during domestic violence debate