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Supreme Court hears clash between LGBTQ and business owners' rights

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The case involves a Colorado web designer who says state law prevents her from designing wedding websites because she believes that marriage should only be between a man and a woman. (Image credit: Stefani Reynolds /AFP via Getty Images)
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Supreme Court hears case that could undercut LGBTQ rights

Supreme Court hears case that could undercut LGBTQ rights

1 month ago   |   By Politico

The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Monday in a case that gives conservative justices a chance to allow same-sex marriage opponents to ignore laws that protect LGBTQ people against discrimination. The high court will consider whether a Colorado-based web designer, Lorie Smith, is obligated under her state's laws to design websites for weddings of same-sex couples. Smith is an evangelical Christian opposed to same-sex marriage on religious grounds, but her challenge is being mounted as a defense of free speech rather than religious freedom. Smith's lawyers contend that Colorado law...
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McCarthy calls for intel briefing on Chinese spy balloon over Montana

McCarthy calls for intel briefing on Chinese spy balloon over Montana

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy on Thursday night called for a briefing of the “Gang of Eight” - the group of lawmakers charged with reviewing the nation's most sensitive... Read more ...

Trump campaign staff on 2020 election lies: ‘fan the flame'

MADISON, Wis. - A newly released audio recording offers a behind-the-scenes look at how former President Donald Trump's campaign team in a pivotal battleground state knew they... Read more ...

More GOP Lies As Former George Santos Staffer Says He Was Stripped Of...

The House Republican story that George Santos stepped down from his committee assignments was a lie according to former staffer Derek Myers. Read more ...

Red Sox notebook: Of all the candidates, why DFA Franklin German?

The Red Sox capped off January with a pair of surprising designations for assignment. First, they DFA'ed Matt Barnes to open a roster spot for veteran outfielder Adam Duvall... Read more ...

Birdland Caravan: Orioles GM Mike Elias on free agents, infield prospects...

After three years off because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Orioles kicked off their first Birdland Caravan, a replacement for FanFest, since 2019 on Thursday with a fan... Read more ...

Minnesota's 2040 carbon-free energy bill poised for Walz's signature

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On anniversary of Amir Locke killing, family and activists demand accountability

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Australia is removing British monarchy from its bank notes

Australia is removing the British monarchy from its bank notes. Read more ...

Biden, Black caucus agree on path forward on police reform

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus left a meeting Thursday with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris with an agreement on how to address the issue of... Read more ...

Knicks' Julius Randle named to NBA All-Star reserves

Julius Randle is in. Jalen Brunson is out. The Knicks had two All-Star candidates but only Randle got the nod when the East reserves were announced Thursday, which is probably... Read more ...