(WB) Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) has reintroduced legislation in the U.S. Senate seen to enable anti-LGBT discrimination in the name of “religious freedom” — and President Trump made signing the legislation a campaign promise during the 2016 election.
(AP) Attorneys for Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant are defending a state law that lets government workers and private business people cite religious beliefs to deny services to LGBT people.
(CNN) The State Senate is expected to vote on a controversial bill Friday that would allow adoption agencies the right to deny an adoption based on religious beliefs.
(WB) Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer has signed anti-LGBT adoption legislation making his state the latest to enact a “religious freedom” law enabling taxpayer-funded agencies to deny placement into LGBT homes.
A bakery in Oregon who refused service to a lesbian couple and lost a court case is petitioning in court to avoid paying damages.
A federal law that was introduced in the Spring would protect child welfare agencies to refuse services based on their religious beliefs.
The U.S. Supreme Court denied two requests to hear arguments against a Mississippi law that allows businesses and organizations to refuse service to LGBT people based on “sincerely held” religious beliefs.