The U.S. Supreme Court fall term begins this month, and, as of now, it does not appear to be as action-packed for religious liberty as this past term. However, at least one important case is in the hopper, and several are in the pipeline. And, of course, all is overshadowed by the presumed replacement of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Judge Amy Coney Barrett.
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Tagged Amy Coney Barrett, Arlene’s Flowers, Bostock v. Clayton County, Christian Legal Society v. Martinez, Fulton v. Philadelphia, Kennedy v. Bremerton School District, Masterpiece Cakeshop, Neil Gorsuch, Patients for Privacy v. Barr, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, SOGI
Before Christmas, I warned how Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity laws, or SOGI laws, as they’re called, create new protected classes of people based on inclination and behavior, not biological realities of race and sex.
I also warned that so-called compromises to carve out religious exemptions for churches and religious organizations would not only fail to protect people of conscience not in religious organizations, it would mark all of us seeking exemptions as bigots with a Scarlet B.
Now it seems that we’re at an impasse, but not really. I’m grateful how the Heritage Foundation’s Ryan Anderson has demonstrated, in …
As the LGBT lobby moves beyond gay marriage into putting boys in girls’ locker rooms, here are four kinds of laws to keep an eye on.
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Tagged Annise Parker, Bathroom privacy, Dennis Daugaard, Equality Act, Gender dysphoria, LGBT, Mike Pence, RFRA, Ryan T. Anderson, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, SOGI, transgender bathroom, transgenderism, Truth Overruled: The Future of Marriage and Religious Freedom