UCC denomination sues North Carolina for violating religious freedom, urges marriage equality in landmark case
The United Church of Christ (UCC) made history this morning by becoming the first major Christian denomination to file a lawsuit against a state government. The UCC General Synod has asserted that North Carolina's ban on marriage equality is a violation of UCC clergy's free exercise of religion under the First Amendment.
Trans advocates and allies protest discrimination outside Long Island, NY pub
Transgender advocates and allies held a protest outside The Irish Times Pub in Holbrook, NY, after an incident in which trans woman Andi Dier was allegedly discriminated against and denied admission to the bar.