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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 | Nov 14, 2014 | 4:34 PM
A bill that prohibits school administrators from expelling students if they willfully defy educators, set to take effect next year, was panned by Burbank school officials last week. Introduced by Assemblyman Roger Dickinson (D-Sacramento), the bill...
Story | Nov 14, 2014 | 5:42 PM
A member of the state Assembly, Roger Dickinson (D-Sacramento) successfully carried a bill through legislation this year that he hopes will put the brakes on school officials who excessively take advantage of a portion of state education code that...