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Arguments close in landmark gay ‘marriage’ case, justices divided

WASHINGTON (TAB) — A divided U.S. Supreme Court closed arguments today in Obergefell v. Hodges with Justice Anthony Kennedy appearing to be deciding vote as he led questions against both sides of the argument. The first question was whether same-sex … Continue reading

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US Court again causes NYC churches to suffer

NEW YORK CITY (TAB) — The U.S. Second Court of Appeals recent decision upheld a policy that prohibits “religious worship services” or using a public school building in New York City as a “house of worship.” The 2–1 decision enables the … Continue reading

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Virginia AG to ask court to strike gay ‘marriage’ ban

NORFOLK, Va. (TAB) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is expected to ask the federal court to strike down Virginia’s constitutional ban on gay “marriage.” His move comes after only two weeks in office. The state’s ban was adopted in 2006 … Continue reading

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New Jersey school district bans religious songs at winter concerts

BORDENTOWN, N.J. (RNS) — Students won’t be allowed to sing religious holiday songs at winter concerts in a south-central New Jersey school district. Bordentown Superintendent Constance J. Bauer issued a statement Oct. 18 saying that some of the selections were … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS — Boy Scouts of America national council vote to allow gay members

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — About 1,400 members of the Boy Scouts of America national council voted today to allow openly gay members to join the 103-year-old organization. The vote reverses a decades-long ban on gay members and was approved by 61 … Continue reading

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Boy Scouts could be poised to reverse gay leader policy

IRVING, Texas (BP) — The Boy Scouts of America is seriously considering lifting its ban on gay and lesbian troop leaders and could make the change official the first few days of February, a move that likely will disappoint Southern … Continue reading

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