The legislation passed Michigan’s Republican Legislature despite objections that it would permit discrimination against gay couples and others.
The Farmington Hills man is charged with ethnic intimidation and assault and battery.
“You could have a situation where people are allowed to get married in a state but will lose their jobs if they were to come out publicly.”
License To Discriminate? Lawmakers Consider Bill Allowing Doctors, EMTs To Refuse Care Of Gay Patients
“Talk about controversy,” said WWJ Legal Analyst Charlie Langton. “Wow.”
A federal appeals court has agreed to take another look at a First Amendment claim made by Christian evangelists who were told to leave an Arab-American street festival or be ticketed by police in Dearborn.
A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
“We believe that God’s welcome is for everyone — no questions asked.”
The Thomas More Law Center sued the Council on American-Islamic Relations in 2012, saying its Michigan director violated free speech rights.
“This ain’t your grandma’s church,” says Pastor Mike Bartee.
The court said the “doctrine of avoidable consequences” applies in the case of Gwendolyn Rozier of Oak Park, who died in 2007 after complications from a transplant.