Springfield, IL (KMOV) -- Illinois has given approval to a request by a Florida man to place a Festivus pole inside the Illinois State Capitol.
CINCINNATI -- An Ohio man pledged Tuesday to not let his "zombie Nativity" display die without a fight, while an apparent supporter dressed as a zombie was jailed for contempt of court.
A new bill making its way through the Florida legislature has been described by one public records expert as “undoubtedly the worst bill I've seen in all my 25 plus years.”
WASHINGTON -- The Paris attacks have renewed debate on the U.S. government's post-Sept. 11 domestic surveillance laws, leading to efforts to revive the issue on Capitol Hill and handing Marco Rubio an opening against Ted Cruz in the Republican presidential race.
As the first voting nears in the presidential race, most Americans have little to no confidence in the federal government to confront what they see as the country's most important priorities, according to a national survey.
The Associated Press sued the U.S. Department of Justice Thursday over the FBI's failure to provide public records related to the creation of a fake news story used to plant surveillance software on a suspect's computer.
It’s time again to “Deck the Halls” and “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas!” Three area gay men’s choruses are ringing in the holiday season with programs of festival music.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - An out-of-state advocacy organization is seeking approval to temporarily place a symbol of gay pride on state Capitol grounds in Little Rock.
(WB) Reps. Mark Takano (D-Calif.) and Anthony Brown (D-Md.) on March 4 introduced a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that calls for creating a federal commission to investigate “the historic and ongoing impacts of discriminatory military policies and practices on LGBTQ service members and veterans.”
If one columnist for a Christian publication is correct, there will be a lot of job openings for pastors this week.
…and why the LGBT community should care
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) - A Loudoun County supervisor known for his anti-gay rhetoric is scheduled to appear in court to answer a petition seeking his ouster under a rarely used law.
3rd annual event takes place this Saturday
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Kevin McCarty, who helped guide Florida's fragile insurance market in the wake of eight hurricanes a decade ago, announced Tuesday that he is resigning as the state's insurance commissioner.
El Salvador disregards a deadline that would stop discrimination against trans people, and the Mideast government moves to target LGBT people online.
A group of Republican Oklahoma lawmakers say they're angered about a man's plan to put up a gay pride-themed, 6-foot-tall pole in the Capitol rotunda to celebrate the fictional holiday Festivus from the popular 1990s sitcom "Seinfeld."
(WM) The center-right government in Greece named the country’s first openly gay minister in a Cabinet reshuffle Jan. 4.
According to local media outlets in Orlando, Walt Disney World has agreed to pay its employees wages they lost when the theme park was shut down because of Hurricane Irma.
When Joseph R. Biden became president of the United States, he was 78 years old.
A widow seeking survivor benefits is hoping for a change of heart from the Justice Department.
On Halloween, I attended the Wicked Manors street party for the first time.
BOSTON (AP) — Attorney General-elect Maura Healey is vowing to use regular public meetings, online forums and social media to keep an open door with the public.
“Insane.” That’s how GOP firebrand and former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich summed up a new proposal in Florida that would force bloggers, who write about elected officials, to register with the state.
The state of Michigan won't appeal a decision that struck down a law barring local governments from offering benefits to same-sex partners.
The city of Oakland Park’s commission voted Wednesday evening to lower its millage rate from 5.8890 to 5.8550, the eighth reduction in nine years.
The last administration has almost destroyed our democracy, damaged our justice system and polarized the country like no other before.
Lately ‘freedom of religion’ has become nothing more than ‘freedom to hate’
I don’t write opinion pieces very often. They’re usually not worth the headaches. But this trend in “religious freedom” bills around the country is really disturbing to me.
When it comes to government transparency, Florida is considered a national role model. But today our state's famous Sunshine Law — actually a series of laws that guarantee your access to government meetings and records — is under attack.
In his first inaugural address, President Obama committed his government to transparency.
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