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House, Senate pass ‘religious freedom’ bill, send it to Deal

The controversial bill for “religious freedom” is passed by House Republicans, and could achieve final passage in the Senate . . .

Tags: gays , religious freedom , same-sex marriages

‘Pastor protection’ bill passes, more religious bills are on the way

House unanimously adopts bill to give legal protections to ministers who don’t want to perform same-sex marriages . . .

Tags: David Ralston , Kevin Tanner , pastor protection bill , Paul Battles , religious freedom , same-sex marriages

Political Notes – Religious week continues at the capitol

The religious freedom issue is getting a real workout at the capitol this week . . .

Tags: Casey Cagle , casino gambling , Common Cause , Franklin Graham , GHSA , high school athletes , Jesse Petrea , Nathan Deal , palliative care , same-sex marriages

Political Notes – Kirk readies his ‘freedom’ bill, with plenty of signatures

Sen. Greg Kirk says a majority of Senate Republicans have signed on as co-sponsors of his First Amendment Freedom Act (FADA) legislation . . .

Tags: Allen Peake Kaiser Permanente , FADA , Greg Kirk , same-sex marriages

Political Notes – Religious freedom bills are on the march

Sen. Greg Kirk readies his version of a religious freedom bill . . .

Tags: Greg Kirk , Mike Dudgeon , same-sex marriages , townships

Political Notes – Carter, Woodall say no to Iran deal

The proposed nuclear deal with Iran is sent to Congress for review, with Georgia Republicans firm in their opposition to it . . .

Tags: Buddy Carter , food stamp fraud , Iran nuclear deal , JQC , Mark Dehler , Max Davis , Rob Woodall , same-sex marriages , Special Election , Taylor Bennett

Regents recognize same-sex marriage, even though banned in state constitution

The Board of Regents considers a policy change on same-sex marriages that conflicts with the state constitution . . .

Tags: Board of Regents , federal courts , Georgia Constitution , same-sex marriages , University System

Federal lawsuit challenges Georgia’s gay marriage ban

Georgia is the latest state to have its prohibition on same-sex marriages challenged in a federal court lawsuit . . .

Tags: federal lawsuit , Georgia , Lambda Legal , same-sex marriages

Political Notes – Supreme Court says ‘no’ to quick review of healthcare law

There will not be a fast-track review of the federal healthcare act by the U.S. Supreme Court, the justices announced Monday . . .

Tags: federal healthcare act , immigration control bill , King & Spalding , Ronald Ginsberg , same-sex marriages , U.S. Supreme Court