Full Text of Amendment to Indiana’s Religious Freedom and Restoration Act Being Debated Today

Today, the Indiana Legislature is debating an amendment which would provide significant protections to sexual minorities in Indiana. It would be ironic if the passage of the RFRA led to the achievement of a legislative goal pursued by GLBT activists for a long time.You can click the link to go to the Indiana legislature's website to read the amendment, and it is provided here below. CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT DIGEST FOR ESB 50 Citations Affected: IC 34-13-9.Synopsis: … [Read more...]

Institute on the Constitution: There Is No Reason Why Men Should Not Discriminate On Grounds of Religion, Race, or Nationality

On Institute on the Constitution's website, a 1956 essay by Calvinist thinker Frederick Nymeyer describes discrimination which is permitted within a society.  John Lofton, IOTC Director of Communications, reprinted this article from a journal recommended by Christian reconstructionist Rousas Rushdoony.Nymeyer lays out his thesis clearly:The word discriminate has in late years acquired a bad flavor. There are three kinds of discrimination which are under special attack: discrimination on … [Read more...]

1984 Press Conference: Ronald Reagan opposed discrimination against gays

In a post earlier today, I referenced a Baltimore Sun article where Democrat Presidential nominee Walter Mondale said he heard President Ronald Reagan speak against discrimination against gays. I found a transcript of that June 14, 1984 press conference in the Reagan archives which supports Mondale's statement. Here is the brief answer to a reporter's question about gay rights in employment:Employment Rights for HomosexualsQ. Mr. President, there is a move afoot in the Congress that has … [Read more...]

Photographer focus of human rights complaint

The Washington Times reported Monday that a New Mexico photographer is defending herself against a human rights inquiry because she declined to take wedding pics for a lesbian nuptual. Should the photog, Elaine Huguenin, have to do the job?What if this was a Catholic photographer who refused a Protestant wedding? Or what if it was a polyamorous wedding? What if it was a florist who did not send flowers? Or a caterer? Or what if it was a counselor who did not want to provide pre-marital … [Read more...]


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