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Host a same-sex wedding on your property or pay a $13,000 fine

From the Daily Signal.

Excerpt:

Should the government be able to coerce a family farm into hosting a same-sex wedding?

In a free society, the answer is no.

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Has religion affected your experience at work, in daily life or as a business?

Since 2010, the Equality Act has legally protected certain characteristics from discrimination, including sexual orientation, gender identity and religion or belief. But how does this work in practice? 542 more words

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Monday Mourning

This weekend has been a strange one for me.  Reading the reports on the changes to our freedom of information act, the undemocratic gags being placed on social media and listening to our government justify gutting funding to groups who are advocacy based fueled my anger and left me burning with a sense of injustice… 618 more words

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Underreported News Week!

Journalism this week has sucked, so here’s what matters.
People who worked on Nauru are now allowed to talk about it in court. Basically everyone in detention is being abused in every way. 227 more words

Fighting a No-Pets Eviction With Doctors’ Notes and a Federal Suit

By: Matt A.V. Chaban

Outside the brick behemoths of the East River Housing cooperative on the Lower East Side is an inscription quoting Sidney Hillman, the labor leader who helped build these affordable homes for thousands of garment workers and others: 1,063 more words

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Oz Update

Well as I said in a previous post things have gotten somewhat interesting here in the land of Oz and not in a good way.  For a country that is supposed to pride itself about providing a ‘fair go’ for everyone we seem to be failing rather badly on a variety of fronts.   1,082 more words

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Thanks Susan Devoy, I think you're doing a great job

When Dame Susan Devoy was appointed as Race Relations Commissioner in March 2013, I was critical. Along with others, I was outraged at other highly qualified candidates being overlooked. 906 more words

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