The Orion

Religious freedom is not a license to discriminate

Religious freedom is not a license to discriminate

Joseph Rogers

April 18, 2015

I didn’t realize just how much would come up for me with the recent passing of Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act — some things I haven’t thought about in years. During my first year of college, in 1998, I joined Chester First United Methodist church in Plumas County. Soon after, my minister asked if I wanted to become a certified lay speaker, a layperson trained and author...

People shouldn’t be attacked for religious beliefs

Illustration by Trevor Moore

Megan Mann

March 27, 2015

My mom loves "19 Kids and Counting," so I always keep my eye out for news stories about the Duggar family. Normally I find news about one of the kids getting married or having children of their own. But sometimes I find stories about the Duggars saying or doing something that reflects their religious v...

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