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Story | Mar 24, 2015 | 1:49 PMIn a move that was hailed as a "milestone," Utah Gov. Gary Herbert this month signed into law SB 296, which, according to the Salt Lake Tribune, "gives Utah its first statewide nondiscrimination protections for the gay and transgender community while safeguarding religious liberties for people of faith."
In Theory: Should religious institutions that receive public money have hiring practices open to all?
Story | Feb 17, 2015 | 12:41 PM
State lawmakers in Indiana are considering a bill that would allow religious institutions that receive government contracts to make hiring decisions based on religion, according to the Indianapolis Star. The bill would allow religious-affiliated...
Story | Dec 26, 2014 | 5:51 PM
Pawnbrokers, junk peddlers and second-hand dealers will have to undergo more rigorous back checks by police before receiving a license, according to an ordinance change approved by Burbank City Council last week. The ordinance, which passed in a 4-0 vote...
Story | Dec 16, 2014 | 1:04 PM
Lawmakers in Michigan are considering passage of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, a bill that would legally protect people from practicing “sincerely held religious beliefs,” according to the Detroit Free Press. Critics of the bill...