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Updated: Friday, 25 July 2014, 17:53 (EST)
Thursday, 24 July 2014, 12:30 (EST)

Obama signs executive order banning federal contractors from LGBT discrimination

President Obama signed an executive order Monday banning federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT individuals in employment decisions. The order adds sexual orientation and gender..
Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 13:32 (EST)

Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash was punishment for sin, says extremist Westboro Baptist Church group

The controversial Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) organization, known for their "God Hates Fags" protests at military funerals, is taking another unconventional stance after a tragedy. WBC took to..
Thursday, 17 July 2014, 18:08 (EST)

'Spouse and spouse' to replace 'husband and wife' under Californian marriage law

The State of California has passed legislation eliminating the terms "husband" and "wife" from its marriage laws. According to its author, Senator Mark Leno, the bill is designed to "[remove]..
Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 15:16 (EST)

Atheists deliver secular 'prayers' in response to Supreme Court decision

The small town outside of Rochester was the centre of the federal decision that found invocations in public meetings to be constitutional. The Court ruled that the prayers are often ceremonial, and..
Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 12:49 (EST)

Petition calling Obama to grant Meriam Ibrahim and children safe passage to US launched

The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) has launched a petition to grant Sudanese Christian Meriam Ibrahim and her children safe passage to the US. The appeal comes following the..
Monday, 23 June 2014, 9:41 (EST)

US cuts aid to Uganda due to anti-gay laws

"As President Obama has stated, the Government of Uganda's enactment of the Anti-Homosexuality Act (AHA) runs counter to universal human rights and complicates our bilateral relationship," a..
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