Equality advocates appealed a ruling that threw out a legal challenge to SB 2, a Republican-supported North Carolina law that allows magistrates and other civil servants to refuse to participate in same-sex marriages.
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Democratic lawmakers once again blasted the so-called Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives' targeting of a firm that processes human fetal tissue for medical research.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday inched closer to deciding which employers may have broad power to limit employee benefits based on religious objections and which ones can't.
Hillary Clinton called for criminal justice reforms to create a system “that actually delivers justice, and a future where everyone has respect for the law and is respected by the law."