The pro-LGBTQ post highlighted a diverse range of people – an interracial gay couple, a disabled couple, and two women in hijabs leaning in to kiss one another. A petition to remove the post garnered over 2,000 signatures, according to the National Post. This double standard is impossible to miss.
- Muslims are allowed to fight to preserve their culture.
- They are allowed to get mad at LGBTQ posters.
- They can tell a top Canadian university to remove their LGBTQ promotional material without being called evil bigots.
Why is no one else allowed to say anything? Read more
As tensions rise over the rights of religious business owners who oppose same-sex marriage, research shows Americans are divided over the role faith should play in professional choices.
Fifty-one percent of U.S. adults think someone’s “religious beliefs and values” shouldn’t influence their business decisions, while 48% think they should, according to newly released data from the Faith in America survey, which was conducted by The Marist Poll in partnership with the Deseret News. Read more
When it became clear that a Colorado public accommodation law would be used to force Lorie Smith to create messages that she and other Coloradans didn’t support, or else face harsh penalties, she decided she had to challenge the statute.
So she turned to the federal court system to uphold her First Amendment freedoms, and, six years later, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in her case later this year.
Now, Smith fears for her life as she awaits the slow turning of the wheels of justice—due to continuous terrifying harassment, including death threats, from activists seeking to suppress her Christian beliefs. Read more