Republicans have opposed this bill, citing the First Amendment. The vote followed a debate on personal experiences of several lawmakers. There is an even chance of potential lawsuits in Californian courts. The bill was written by Assemblyman Evan Low, an elected Democrat from Campbell. Assemblyman Low pointed out to other assembly members that conversion therapy, […]
(AP) — The Supreme Court is refusing to intervene in a legal fight over a Mississippi law that lets government workers and private businesspeople cite their own religious beliefs to deny services to LGBT people.
The Supreme Court entered the latest battleground in the culture wars on Tuesday, hearing arguments in a hard-fought clash between gay rights and claims of religious freedom that was a sort of sequel to the court’s 2015 decision establishing a constitutional right to same-sex marriage.