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Subway's latest challenge: Getting out from Jared's shadow

...biblical definition of the family unit" that did not include same-sex marriage. The move provoked an outcry from gay rights supporters."There's a big difference between with what happed with Jared and what happened with Chick-fil-A...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-19/subways-latest-challenge-g
Kentucky clerk to face judge after defying courts on gay marriage

...he said. She got death threats and they've had to change their phone number. He pointed to the people calling for gay rights on the courthouse lawn."They want us to accept their beliefs and their ways," he said. "But they won't accept...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-01/kentucky-clerk-face-judge-after-def
Judge warns Alabama counties to comply with Supreme Court and allow gay marriages

...doesn't affect counties that have stopped issuing all marriage licenses in response to the Supreme Court decision, but a gay rights attorney said other counties must treat people equally or face penalties."We will ask Judge Granade to hold them in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-01/judge-warns-alabama-counties-comply
Court OKs same-sex marriage

...handed a crowning victory to the gay rights movement, setting off a jubilant...fourth major opinion in support of gay rights since 1996. It came on the anniversary...2011 was an important moment for gay rights, and Obama declared his support...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-26/court-oks-same-sex-marriage
Now what will happen?

Gay rights supporters cheered and danced outside the...disheartening."Indeed, a wonderful day for the gay-rights agenda ? a horrible day for democracy.Obergefell...too, might be claimed to be violating gay rights?These questions aren't merely hypothetical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-26/now-what-will-happen
Augusta Pride marks quest for equality with festival

...for full equality under the law, President Obama made history in 2013 when he became the first president to refer to gay rights in an inaugural address. "We, the people, declare today that the most evident of truths ? that all of us are created...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-06-23/augusta-pride-marks-q
Overtime

...longer attend a fundraiser held by a conservative South Carolina organization after receiving considerable backlash from gay rights groups, Clemson students and South Carolina House minority leader Todd Rutherford.The Palmetto Family Council planned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-27/overtime
A constitutional can of worms

...tax-exempt status? Will we shut out faith-based charities that help the poor and needy because they don't pass some gay-rights litmus test?If same-sex marriage is declared a constitutional right, as some are pressing for, would that right...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-04/constitutional-can-wo
Collins has praise for NCAA over Indiana law

...first openly gay NBA player, spoke at a news conference in downtown Indianapolis on Saturday with representatives from gay rights groups Athlete Ally and Lamba Legal. He was joined by Derrick Gordon, the first openly gay Division I men's basketball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-04-04/collins-has-praise-ncaa-o
Stalled 'religious freedom' measure's opponents, supporters ramp up pressure with days left

...has been criticized for not answering questions about whether that state's new law allows discrimination. National gay rights organizations have said the widespread introduction of such bills is tied to the U.S. Supreme Court's preparations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-30/stalled-religious-freedom-mea