The state of Indiana was the site of some recent unpleasantness after its legislature passed and Gov. Mike Pence signed a “religious freedom” law.
Former fire chief Kelvin Cochran has sued the city of Atlanta and its mayor, Kasim Reed, for firing him over his proselytism in the workplace.
Cochran, author of an evangelistic tome titled Who Told You That You Were Naked?, was let go after he distributed copies of the stridently anti-gay volume to staff.
The leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) made quite a splash last week when they announced they would support a law banning discrimination against LGBTQ people – with one condition.
Some analysts hailed the move. A few headlines writers even got a little carried away and asserted that the church had endorsed gay rights or forged a compromise that other conservative religious groups could use.