Religious Rights

Pat Robertson Muses That Atheist Coworker Probably 'Demonic' or Raped by Father

Pat Robertson Muses That Atheist Coworker Probably 'Demonic' or Raped by Father
Yep, it's our old pal Marion G. "Pat" Robertson, who has given the Virginia GOP and its candidates, hundreds of thousands of dollars over the years, back with yet another dose of insanity and extremism. This time, he muses that someone who doesn't like having a co-worker constantly pushing her religion on them is either "demonic" or "maybe she had an abusive father, somebody who raped her and then acted like he was preaching to her from the Bible
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Anti-Gay KS Bill Is Dead, But Battle Against 'Religious Freedom' Lives On

Anti-Gay KS Bill Is Dead, But Battle Against 'Religious Freedom' Lives On
An anti-gay marriage proposal that roiled Kansas politics is dead, the chairman of a state Senate committee assigned to review it said Tuesday. But the declaration from Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Jeff King didn't appear likely to end the debate over providing legal protections for people and organizations refusing for religious reasons to provide goods and services to gay and lesbian couples.
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Detroit News: Beliefs of People Who Run Adoption Agencies Are More Important Than Children

Detroit News: Beliefs of People Who Run Adoption Agencies Are More Important Than Children
One possible takeaway from a bill moving through Michigan's legislature is that when it comes to adoptions, the religious beliefs of people who run adoption agencies are more important than the well being of the children to be adopted. And it's not just same-sex (potential) parents who could lose adoption protections, it's everyone.
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