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Anti-Gay State Laws Aid Push for CA Travel Ban Bill

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Apr 2
The nationwide backlash against anti-gay laws recently passed in Georgia and North Carolina is aiding efforts to enact legislation in California that would ban taxpayer-funded travel to such states, LGBT advocates say.

'Weedman' Says Closing Pot Temple Violates Religious Freedom

NATIONAL | By Ben Finley | Mar 10
Ed Forchion, better known as NJ Weedman, said Wednesday that Trenton police infringed on his religious rights after shutting down the cannabis temple attached to his restaurant.

Hoosiers May Be Able to Get High Under New 'Religious Freedom' Law

RELIGION | By EDGE | Apr 6
Is religion a gateway drug? In Indiana it may be.

Lawsuit an Unusual Challenge to Gay Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | By Mitch Weiss | Apr 29
A coalition of clergy members is challenging North Carolina’s constitutional ban on gay marriage with an unusual approach in a federal lawsuit: They say it violates their religious freedom.

Arizona Legislators Killed Several Controversial Bills

NATIONAL | Apr 28
The Arizona Legislature killed several controversial bills before adjourning last week.

Just Make The Damn Cake: How Confection Turned Into A Cause

NATIONAL | By NIcholas Riccardi | Apr 5
The encounter at Jack Phillips’ Masterpiece Cakeshop lasted less than a minute. Phillips stepped out to meet customers Charlie Craig and Dave Mullins. They told him they wanted a cake to celebrate heir own marriage. Phillips replied he couldn’t.

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