U.S. Civil Rights Commission: Civil rights trump “religious exemption”

The U.S. Civil Rights Commission issued a report last week that examined so-called “religious exemptions” (where if I think gays are going to hell, I’m not going to bake them a cake) too often stampede across civil rights. And — this being a rational, secular country that respects civil rights — guess what was found …

Satanists plan to test the Hobby Lobby decision in Missouri

A pregnant woman who goes by the name of “Mary” (see what they did there?) says she plans to test the Hobby Lobby decision because the state’s 72-hour waiting period is a hardship for her. She is supported by area Satanists because: As a religion, the Satanic Temple argues, its adherents could claim that state …