Religiöse Freiheit: Eine Lizens zum Diskriminieren – NYTimes/CNN
Religiöse Freiheit: Eine Lizens zum Diskriminieren
Religious liberty: A License to Discriminate – NYTimes.com
There are 17 states where it is legal for same-sex couples to marry, and there is no evidence that the accelerating progress toward equality has compromised anyone’s freedom to worship or hold religious beliefs.
Unfortunately, that has not stopped religious and social conservatives from pressing lawmakers in various states to enact noxious measures to give businesses and individuals the broad right to deny services to same-sex couples in the name of protecting religious liberty. On Thursday, the Arizona Legislature became the first state to pass such a bill, leaving it to the state’s Republican governor, Jan Brewer, to decide by Friday whether to sign it or veto it, as she plainly should do. Continue reading the main story via A License to Discriminate – NYTimes.com.