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GA GOP District Conventions Support ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill

Eleven of 14 of Georgia’s Republican district conventions have voted to urge the Legislature to pass Columbus Sen. Josh McKoon’s so-called “religious freedom” bill that failed in the 2015 legislative session.

04/20/2015

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Some In Georgia GOP Fear Harm From ‘Religious Freedom’ Issue

The divide within the Georgia Republican Party on a religious free measure came into clear focus at a March rally opposing the bill.

04/04/2015

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‘Religious Freedom’ Fight Ramps Up As Bill Remains Stalled

A divisive religious freedom bill remains stalled in a Georgia House committee as lawmakers enter the final two days of the legislative session surrounded by pressure from supporters and critics who say the bill can be used as a defense for discrimination against gay or transgender people.

03/30/2015

A Catholic Navy chaplain is the target of retaliation from the federal government after he refused to stop practicing religious services during the recent government shutdown, a lawsuit against the Department of Defense alleges. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Lawsuit: Feds Retaliated Against Navy Chaplain For Holding Mass During Government Shutdown

A Catholic Navy chaplain is the target of retaliation from the federal government after he refused to stop practicing religious services during the recent government shutdown, a lawsuit against the Department of Defense alleges.

01/20/2014