Thursday, February 19, 2015

'Doctor refuses to treat lesbian couple's baby because of 'religious liberty'' & other Thursday midday news briefs

Judge To Anti-Gay Florist: Religion Is Not An Excuse To Defy Anti-Discrimination Laws - I am sorry for anyone who disagrees but this is so true.

Doctor refuses treatment of same-sex couple's baby - The florist in the above brief is not the victim here. This family is. What the doctor did was perfectly legal in that state, but mess like this is what these so-called "religious liberty" bills could lead to in other places. Is this sort of thing right or Christian? Some on the right whine that "you will be made to care" about marriage equality. In cases like this involving children, you had better damn well care. 

Pediatrician Refuses To Care For Baby With Lesbian Mothers In Michigan - More details about this story.

E.W. Jackson: Civil Disobedience Needed To Stop Gay Rights And Impending Doom - Naturally, Jackson won't do it. He will push OTHERS to do it, but he won't put his proverbial "money where his mouth is."  

Breaking: Federal Equality Commission Working To Protect LGBT People Under Civil Rights Act - Excellent idea!  

A Grandfather's Love: Congressman Mike Honda Opens Up About His Transgender Granddaughter - Yet more proof that in the end, it's all about love.

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