• School’s ban on parents coming to the rescue stirs debate

    School’s ban on parents coming to the rescue stirs debate

    • Aug 19, 2016

    If you’re a parent at Catholic High School in Little Rock, Ark., don’t bother trying to bring a forgotten item to your son — the school bans it, arguing that doing so is about teaching personal responsibility and avoiding life’s “soft failures.”

  • Updates on religious exemptions vs. gay rights conflicts

    • Mar 12, 2015

    Check back here regularly for the latest news on action by lawmakers across the country on measures to allow individuals and organizations to refuse to provide services to same-sex couples on the basis of religious conviction. NORTH CAROLINA North Carolina Senate votes to override governor’s gay marriage veto The state

  • Arkansas diocese wants to enter gay marriage suit

    • Sep 26, 2014

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The leader of Arkansas’ Roman Catholic diocese wants the state’s highest court to consider his thoughts on the voter-approved gay-marriage ban. Anthony Taylor, the bishop of Little Rock, asked the Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday to accept a friend of the court brief that argues justices