An Alternative Religious Perspective on Religious Exemption Laws

Pride at Work and Union Veterans Council React to Transgender Service Ban

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For Immediate Release July 26, 2017 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work and Union Veterans Council React to Transgender Service Ban Washington – President Trump announced today that he will issue an order to ban transgender Americans from serving in the military. Pride at Work and Union Veterans Council issued a joint statement in response: “Banning transgender Americans from military service is an insult to our troops, the LGBTQ community and our nation’s founding principles. This has nothing…

An Alternative Religious Perspective on Religious Exemption Laws

While the past several years have been full of major victories for the LGBTQ movement, there are still many battles to be won. In the past several years, the work of the LGBTQ movement’s opposition has turned to so-called “religious freedom” exemption laws. Notable examples of these laws and their backlash had been seen in states like Indiana (Senate Bill 101), under then-governor Mike Pence. This issue is now especially poignant again. The Supreme Court will hear a case from…