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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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