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‘The protest of our generation’: China’s first-time demonstrators try to find a voice

Finger Lakes Times 07 Dec 2022
TAIPEI, Taiwan — It was the middle of the night in Shanghai when Jack’s phone rang, with a message from a friend. Something big is happening ... As the evening of Nov ... ... The latter group won out ... ... 24 ... ... The government has jailed dissidents, activists and lawyers, and pressured advocacy groups that champion causes like worker rights and gay rights ... ____.
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Supreme Court leans in favor of a Christian website designer’s right to turn away gay weddings

Victoria Advocate 06 Dec 2022
She sued seeking such a right and lost before a federal judge and the 10th Circuit Court in Denver ... Her lawyers argue she does not seek a right to discriminate against gay people in every instance, but only wants the right to avoid being required to — in her view — express support for same-sex marriages that contradict her religion.
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Hundreds of Texas Methodist churches vote to split from denomination after years of infighting over ...

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal 06 Dec 2022
... closing the church to gay members goes against that ... As the sexual revolution and other progressive social movements of the 1960s continued to flourish in more liberal parts of the country, the UMC attempted to reconcile its ranks’ divergent views on gay rights and other issues.
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Supreme Court hears case that could undercut LGBTQ rights

Politico 05 Dec 2022
The speech at issue in the case is that of same-sex couples, not businesspeople like Smith, gay rights lawyers argue ... The speech at issue in the case is that of same-sex couples, not businesspeople like Smith, gay rights lawyers argue ... But the current batch of Republican-appointed justices have hardly been hostile to gay rights.
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Supreme Court to decide if a Christian business owner can turn away gay weddings

Finger Lakes Times 05 Dec 2022
... turn away gay couples seeking her services ... Her lawyers argue she does not seek a right to discriminate against gay people in every instance, but only wants the right to avoid being required to — in her view — express support for same-sex marriages that contradict her religion.
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Conservative justices signal support for web designer opposed to same-sex marriage

Fox31 Denver 05 Dec 2022
For more than two hours of argument, the court explored whether Colorado's anti-discrimination law would violate the free speech rights of Christian web designer Lorie Smith by requiring that she create sites both for opposite-sex unions and gay weddings despite her religious objection to same-sex marriage.
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AP News Summary at 12:05 p.m. EST

Napa Valley Register 05 Dec 2022
Justices spar in latest clash of religion and gay rights. WASHINGTON (AP) — Liberal and conservative Supreme Court justices are raising sharply conflicting questions in the latest clash of religion and gay rights to reach the high court. The lawyer for a Colorado woman who objects ...
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AP News Summary at 12:52 p.m. EST

Napa Valley Register 05 Dec 2022
Justices spar in latest clash of religion and gay rights. WASHINGTON (AP) — Liberal and conservative Supreme Court justices are raising sharply conflicting questions in the latest clash of religion and gay rights to reach the high court. The lawyer for a Colorado woman who objects ...
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AP News Summary at 1:13 p.m. EST

Napa Valley Register 05 Dec 2022
Justices spar in latest clash of religion and gay rights. WASHINGTON (AP) — Liberal and conservative Supreme Court justices are raising sharply conflicting questions in the latest clash of religion and gay rights to reach the high court. The lawyer for a Colorado woman who objects ...
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AP News Summary at 1:36 p.m. EST

Napa Valley Register 05 Dec 2022
Justices spar in latest clash of religion and gay rights. WASHINGTON (AP) — Liberal and conservative Supreme Court justices are raising sharply conflicting questions in the latest clash of religion and gay rights to reach the high court. The lawyer for a Colorado woman who objects ...
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Supreme Court takes up clash of religion and gay rights

Richmond Times Dispatch 05 Dec 2022
Liberal Supreme Court justices are raising sharply worded questions in the latest clash of religion and gay rights to reach the high court. The lawyer for a Colorado man who objects to designing wedding websites for gay couples told the ....
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Justices spar in latest clash of religion and gay rights

Goshen News 05 Dec 2022
... religion and gay rights to reach the high court.
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AP News Summary at 12:29 p.m. EST

Madison 05 Dec 2022
Justices spar in latest clash of religion and gay rights. WASHINGTON (AP) — Liberal and conservative Supreme Court justices are raising sharply conflicting questions in the latest clash of religion and gay rights to reach the high court. The lawyer for a Colorado woman who objects ...
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AP News Summary at 2:21 p.m. EST

Madison 05 Dec 2022
Justices spar in latest clash of religion and gay rights. WASHINGTON (AP) — Liberal and conservative Supreme Court justices are raising sharply conflicting questions in the latest clash of religion and gay rights to reach the high court. The lawyer for a Colorado woman who objects ...
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AP News Summary at 2:04 p.m. EST

Ellensburg Daily Record 05 Dec 2022
Justices spar in latest clash of religion and gay rights. WASHINGTON (AP) — Liberal and conservative Supreme Court justices are raising sharply conflicting questions in the latest clash of religion and gay rights to reach the high court. The lawyer for a Colorado woman who objects ...

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