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US Supreme Court justices spar in latest clash of religion and gay rights

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Washington DC, USAP The US Supreme Court ‘s conservative majority sounded sympathetic Monday to a Christian graphic artist who objects to designing wedding websites for gay couples, the latest collision of religion and gay rights to land at the high court. The designer and her supporters say that ruling against her would force artists – from painters and photographers […]

US Supreme Court backs coach in praying on field after games

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Washington DC, US AP The US Supreme Court said on Monday that a high school football coach who knelt and prayed on the field after games was protected by the constitution, a decision that opponents said would open the door to “much more coercive prayer” in public schools. The court ruled 6-to-3 for the coach with the conservative justices in […]

In the US, religious right laments Supreme Court ruling but sees opportunities

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Washington DC, USAP The Supreme Court’s decision shielding LGBT people from employment discrimination dealt a blow to religious conservatives – and was penned by a justice they lauded after his nomination by President Donald Trump. The court ruled six to three on Monday that prohibitions against sex-based job discrimination established in the Civil Rights Act […]