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SAME-SEX MARRIAGE AND THE FREE EXERCISE AND EXPRESSION OF RELIGIOUS BELIEFS CONCERNING TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE: Should Congress take steps to protect and insure the “free exercise and expression of religion” for those who believe in traditional marriage, including the right not to participate in or offer business services for same-sex weddings (with no legal action or penalties against them), if doing so violates their first-amendment, religious right to believe in traditional marriage?

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BRIAN WALSH: Religious freedom after the Supreme Court's same-sex marriage decision

Millions of religious Americans-many in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage and many ...
Submitted on: Jul 1, 2015
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Gay marriage won. Now comes the hard part: Protecting religious freedom.

Friday's Supreme Court decision declaring gay marriage a constitutional right does...
Submitted on: Jul 1, 2015
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Battles over religious freedom are sure to follow same-sex marriage ruling

For some, the Supreme Court's decision declaring that same-sex couples have a cons...
Submitted on: Apr 25, 2016
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The Six Biggest Questions About Gay Rights and Religious Freedom

Anti-discrimination statutes are coming into conflict with laws designed to preserve fr...
Submitted on: Apr 25, 2016
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We can respect same-sex marriage and religious freedom

Unlike Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and so many other Americans, I didn't evolve ...
Submitted on: Apr 25, 2016
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H.R.2802 - 114th Congress (2015-2016): First Amendment Defense Act

First Amendment Defense Act Prohibits the federal government from taking discriminatory...
Submitted on: Apr 25, 2016
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What the Heck Is the First Amendment Defense Act, and Should We Be Worried?

When "religious freedom" gets invoked in the United States, it can be a mixed...
Submitted on: Apr 25, 2016
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