~~January 28, 2015~~
States fight to push anti-gay bills. But will they pass?
By Adam Serwer
The Supreme Court’s ruling striking down the Defense of Marriage set off a chain reaction of federal judges ruling state bans on same-sex marriage bans as unconstitutional. But at the same time that same-sex marriage rights appear to be advancing, conservative legislators in more than a dozen states have been pushing for exceptions that would allow discrimination against gays and lesbians in the name of religious freedom.
“Religious freedom is a shield, not a sword,” says Nick Worner of the Ohio ACLU, paraphrasing George H.W. Bush appointed federal Judge Carol Jackson. “It’s not religious freedom when you’re using it to hurt someone else.”
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