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Mormons Repeal Ban on Baptisms for Children of Gay Parents

SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Thursday repealed rules unveiled in 2015 that banned baptisms for children of gay parents and made gay marriage a sin worthy of expulsion. The surprise announcement by the faith widely know...
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House Democrats Promise Action on LGBTQ Rights Bill

WASHINGTON — Just days ahead of a midterm election they hope will deliver them a majority, House Democrats are promising to prioritize anti-discrimination legislation that would for the first time establish widespread equal rights protections for LGBTQ individ...

Editorial: Accurate Sex Education Is a Must for Valley to Thrive

There are people in the San Joaquin Valley — even some teachers and school board trustees — who believe that public schools should not provide sex education or do as little as possible. They will conjure up whatever excuse they can to avoid teaching "the fa...