Andrew Demillo, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 8:27am
The Arkansas Supreme Court has struck down a city's ordinance banning discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, but it stopped short of saying whether a state law aimed at prohibiting local LGBT protections is constitutional.
Meg Kinnard and Tom Foreman Jr., Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 7:24am
Because he had to leave his day job late, the pastor of a South Carolina church canceled his weekly Bible study class. That move may have averted a second round of deadly shootings after nine worshippers had been killed at another black church.
Sadie Gurman and Maria Danilova, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 6:10am
Conservatives are praising the Trump administration's rollback of public school bathroom requirements for transgender students, saying the move corrects a legal overreach by the Obama administration that is best left for states to decide. Transgender rights advocates, meanwhile, are vowing to overcome a major setback.