Religious Freedom Laws

Republican Argues It’s Okay To Let Parents Deny Medical Care To Children Based On Their Religion

Republican Argues It’s Okay To Let Parents Deny Medical Care To Children Based On Their Religion

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Anti-Choice Lawmaker Agrees With Religious Exemption Law That Allows Parents To Deny Medical Care To Children Rep. Raul Labrador (R-ID) is the only top gubernatorial candidate who’s arguing to keep the Idaho law–which provides protections for parents who want to use faith as a way to treat their […]

The Satanic Temple Beats Missouri In Abortion Showdown – Arguing State’s Abortion Laws Violate Their Religious Freedom

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit   NBC-Affiliated television station reports that the Satanic Temple has prevailed in their showdown before the Missouri Supreme Court over the state’s abortion restrictions. Missouri’s KSDK News Channel 5 reported that “On Wednesday, Missouri’s Solicitor General D. John Sauer declared ultrasounds are not required to obtain an abortion […]

The Time George Takei Went Toe-To-Toe With Mike Pence And Won

The Time George Takei Went Toe-To-Toe With Mike Pence And Won

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit George Takei scored a major victory for LGBT rights in Indiana after he went to war with then Gov. Mike Pence. March 2015 then Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) signed into law the “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” (RFRA) in a private ceremony. ThinkProgress reported at the time that […]

Democratic Senator Shames Every Religious Extremist And Bigoted Lawmaker With One Powerful Quote

Democratic Senator Shames Every Religious Extremist And Bigoted Lawmaker With One Powerful Quote

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit With this incredible quote, self-proclaimed Christian and Democratic Senator Cory Booker sums up religious bigotry and hypocrisy in a way that’s hard for anyone to deny. Every day we see and hear lawmakers and people of “faith” using the word of God to hurt others. As the ACLU […]

‘Sperm Is Life And We’ve Gotta Legislate That Sh*t’ – Sarah Silverman

‘Sperm Is Life And We’ve Gotta Legislate That Sh*t’ – Sarah Silverman

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Sarah Silverman reminds us that #EverySpermIsSacred Republican legislators all over the country are obsessed with legislating women’s innards – specifically, reproductive innards. Whether it’s forcing doctors to perform unnecessary transvaginal ultrasound probes (government mandated rape) before legal abortions, the Republican war on contraception, or forcing women to carry […]