Tag : same-sex couples
title : Christian Master's Student Refuses to Counsel Gays, Sues and Wins $25K from Missouri University
summary : Missouri State University officials just agreed to pay $25,000 to a former student who sued the school after he was removed from a master's degree counseling program, because he said he wouldn't counsel gay couples. Andrew Cash sued the university last April, claiming in the lawsuit he was "targeted and punished for expressing his Christian worldview." However, his personal religious stance presented professional issues, given the national counselors' code of ethics.
date : Jan 11, 2017 10:38 AM EST
Same-Sex Wedding Cake title : Arkansas Supreme Court: Same-Sex Spouse's Name Can’t Be in Birth Certificate of Adopted Children
summary : The Arkansas Supreme Court ruled last week that the names of same-sex adoptive parents can’t be in the birth certificate of the child they are adopting in order to “acknowledge basic biological truths.”
date : Dec 14, 2016 05:58 PM EST
Same-Sex Marriage title : Judge to Arkansas Officials: Recognize In-State Same-Sex Marriages
summary : Officials in Arkansas have been ordered by a state judge to recognize same-sex marriages created during the short time it was legal to do so last year. This decision means that same-sex couples in the state would have the same rights as other married couples.
date : Jun 10, 2015 01:28 PM EDT
Indiana Religious Freedom Bill title : Indiana Passes Religious Freedom Bill; Gov. Mike Pence Defends New Law As Nondiscriminatory
summary : The state of Indiana on Thursday passed into law a controversial “religious freedom” bill aimed at same-sex couples. It was signed by Gov. Mike Pence in a private ceremony.
date : Mar 26, 2015 06:23 PM EDT