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Emails: Group Asked Governor for Religious Objections Order

By Jeff Amy | Jul 22
Emails disclosed in a lawsuit over a blocked Mississippi law that protects religious objections to same-sex marriage show a Christian legal group asked Gov. Phil Bryant to institute the protections through an executive order in 2015.

Following Tuesday's Urine-Throwing Melee, Westboro Baptist Church Has Uneventful Wednesday Protest

Jul 20
You'd think that given the recent adoption of the party's anti-LGBT platform, that the Westboro Baptist Church protesting the GOP convention would be like fish coming out against water. Nevertheless, they showed up in Cleveland.

United Methodists Elect First Openly Lesbian Bishop

By EDGE | Jul 19
On July 16 in the Western Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church (UMC), delegates voted Rev. Karen Oliveto, pastor of Glide Memorial UMC in San Francisco, CA into the office of Bishop.

Methodists Elect 1st Openly Gay Bishop In Defiance of Ban

Jul 16
The Western district of the Methodist church has elected an openly gay bishop despite the denomination's ban on same-sex relationships.

Watch: Liberal Redneck Blasts Noah's Ark Attraction

Jul 15
"As a redneck normally I'd be all about a kickass boat, but this one's a little bit different," says "Liberal Redneck" Trae Crowder in his latest online rant against the $100 million Noah's Ark attraction that debuted to to crowds in Kentucky last week.

Church Seeks to Prevent Transgender Bathroom Law Enforcement

Jul 14
An Iowa church has asked a federal judge to stop the Iowa Civil Rights Commission from applying portions of a state policy that the church says could force it to abide by transgender bathroom rules

End-Times Pastor Sees Pokémon App as Satanic Plot Against Christians

Jul 14
"They're spawning demons inside your church," Wiles said. "They're targeting your church with demonic activity."

Mississippi Leaders Divided on Religious-Beliefs Law Appeal

By Emily Wagster Pettus | Jul 14
Mississippi's Democratic attorney general said Wednesday that he won't join the Republican governor in appealing a federal judge's ruling that blocked a state law on religious objections to gay marriage.

Anglicans Recount Same-Sex Votes, Resolution Now Passes

By Charmaine Noronha | Jul 13
A day after the Anglican Church of Canada narrowly voted not to authorize gay unions, questions about the integrity of the voting process emerged Tuesday, leading to a reversal of the result with the church approving the measure.

Toronto Archbishop to Bless Gay Marriages Despite Vote

Jul 12
Toronto's Archbishop has joined several other prominent clergymen who say they will bless same-sex marriages in defiance of a narrow vote by the Anglican Church of Canada not to authorize gay unions.

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