• The next gay marriage fight: religious exemptions

    • Oct 15, 2014

    Alarmed by the broad expansion of same-sex marriage set in motion by the US Supreme Court, religious conservatives are moving their fight to state legislatures — seeking exemptions that would allow some groups, companies, and people with religious objections to refuse benefits or service for gay spouses. But winning sweeping

  • An update on the ‘Hobby Lobby’ lawsuits

    • Sep 25, 2014

    Bishops who gather next month at the Vatican to discuss family issues are not expected to put the church’s ban on artificial contraception up for debate, but they will address the how married couples deal with matters of family planning in societies that have largely embraced its use. And that