The final version of a religious-liberty bill did not include language allowing relief whether or not the government is a party, but a supporter of the original bill says with legal precedent determining a corporation can qualify as a “person,” gay marriage opponents are satisfied with the version signed by the governor.

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What we all can learn from Indiana and its aftermath.

When justices consider later this month whether gays have a constitutional right to wed, Southern Baptist leaders are praying that lawyers arguing for traditional marriage will have God on their side.

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Southern Baptist leaders are among parties in a Liberty Institute friend-of-the-court brief defending the right to free speech in the volatile debate over gay marriage.

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Catholic and Baptist leaders have joined in a statement calling for a serious national discussion of religious liberty, following failure to add conscience exceptions to religious liberty measures in Indiana and Arkansas.

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An Alabama Baptist church whose pastor supports same-sex marriage has formally been voted out of membership of its local association.

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A historically black Baptist college that birthed leaders of the civil rights movement 50 years ago is being criticized today for inviting speakers to campus who support gay marriage.

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A winter storm has postponed tonight’s vote on an Alabama Baptist church at odds with its local association over gay marriage.

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Lawyers in four states filed legal briefs last week in a potentially historic same-sex marriage case brought by several gay couples, including one with ties to a Kentucky Baptist church.

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Faith groups including the moral concerns arm of the Southern Baptist Convention say they bear no ill-will toward homosexual couples but do not want them to be allowed to marry.

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