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Charity regulator upholds decision against Catholic adoption agency

The National Secular Society has welcomed the decision by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) to uphold its original ruling over the charitable status of a Catholic adoption agency.

GSA? No Way in PA! Keystone State school district risks lawsuit, refusing gay-straight alliance

Most government bodies do everything in their power to avoid lawsuits, but some do things so foolish that they seem to be begging someone to sue them.

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The AHA is calling for an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT Americans.

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The Secular Coalition for America yesterday expressed disappointment that the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) decided to postpone addressing its discriminatory policies barring openly gay and atheist individuals from participation.
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The National Secular Society has published an open letter to Scottish Government Minister Mike Russell, asking him to clarify his position over the St Margaret’s Adoption and Family Care Society same-sex adoption case.

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After news reports came out that the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) may drop its national policy banning openly gay members in favor of “passing any decisions on gay membership to the local level,” outrage among Religious Right activists has just begun.

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Paying for prejudice: Georgia tax-credit program subsidizes anti-gay bias

Vouchers and tuition tax credits, we’re told by those who favor them, will promote “school choice.” This is true, in a sense. But here’s the harsh reality: It’s the private school that gets the choice, not the parents.

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President Barack Obama called a conscience clause for military chaplains in the National Defence Authorization Act “unnecessary and ill-advised.”

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Military spending bill provision protects religiously-based discrimination

It seems that closed-door negotiations between the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate have produced a defense spending bill with a provision that could allow for discrimination against gays, lesbians and other minorities in the military, as long as it’s based on religion.

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The Roman Catholic adoption agency Catholic Care has been told it cannot turn away same sex couples if it wants to keep its charitable status.

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