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  1. Video: Dan Popkey, Former 'Idaho Statesman' Reporter and...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

    Early in the morning on July 1, a video of Dan Popkey, the current press secretary for U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador and former Idaho Statesman reporter, went up on social media. In the video, Popkey reveals a hitherto hidden passion: rap.

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  2. Marriage equality battle shifts to religious libertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Now that same-sex marriage is legal nationwide, religious conservatives are focusing on preserving their right to object. Their concerns are for the thousands of faith-based charities, colleges and hospitals that want to hire, fire, serve and set policy according to their religious beliefs, notably that gay relationships are morally wrong.

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  3. Conservatives' call to arms: "religious liberty"...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | OpenSecrets

    Rep. Raul Labrador, House sponsor of the First Amendment Defense Act. Just days after the Supreme Court's landmark ruling in Obergefell v.

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  4. Religious liberty is rallying cry after gay marriage rulingRead the original story

    Monday | The Japan Times

    Now that same-sex marriage is legal across the United States, religious conservatives are focusing on preserving their right to object. Their concerns are for the thousands of faith-based charities, colleges and hospitals that want to hire, fire, serve and set policy according to their religious beliefs, notably the belief that gay relationships are morally wrong.

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  5. Walker: protect religious freedomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    ... ruling to address the effects of legalizing gay marriage. Utah Senator Mike Lee and Idaho Representative Raul Labrador introduced a bill that prohibits the government from acting against institutions which oppose same-sex marriage by revoking their ...

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  6. Religious liberty next battlefront after same-sex marriage rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Times-Picayune

    Now that same-sex marriage is legal nationwide, religious conservatives are focusing on preserving their right to object. Their concerns are for the thousands of faith-based charities, colleges and hospitals that want to hire, fire, serve and set policy according to their religious beliefs, notably that gay relationships are morally wrong.

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  7. Washington, Idaho couples will see their unions recognized nationwide - Sat, 27 Jun 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Spokesman-Review

    Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. The Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states will have only indirect effects on Washington and Idaho, where same-sex couples already are able to marry.

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  8. Republican Lawmakers Divided Over Next Steps After Gay-Marriage RulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Wall Street Journal

    Republican lawmakers are divided over how to move forward after the Supreme Court on Friday ruled same-sex partners have a constitutional right to marry , reflecting the party's difficulty in coming to grips with the speed at which gay rights have advanced over the last decade. The court's conclusion, which forces states to recognize gay unions and extends marriage equality nationwide, drew a sharp rebuke from some conservative lawmakers, who have pledged to throw up roadblocks to full legal rights for same-sex couples.

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  9. This Is the Bill Same-Sex Marriage Foes Want Congress to Pass NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | National Journal

    Even before the Supreme Court delivered a historic victory for gay rights , conservatives on Capitol Hill had begun readying themselves to protect those with the opposite mindset: Americans who believe marriage is between a man and a woman. Last week, Sen. Mike Lee and Rep. Raul Labrador introduced legislation that would bar the federal government from discriminating against opponents of same-sex marriage.

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  10. Marriage Ruling Spurs Calls for Protection for Religious DissentersRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Bloomberg

    ... as the First Amendment Defense Act, authored by fellow Republicans Senator Mike Lee of Utah and Representative Raul Labrador of Idaho. In their announcement, they cast it as a way to clarify and strengthen religious liberty protections in federal ...

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  11. Republicans begin push for First Amendment Defense ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Hot Air

    Actually, Senator Mike Lee and Rep. Raul Labrador introduced their bill over a week ago, which didn't get too much attention at the time. After today's Supreme Court ruling on Obergefell , expect it to get a lot more attention, especially from GOP presidential hopefuls.

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  12. Republicans Push Religious Liberty Bill On Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Daily Caller

    As the Supreme Court readied to release its decision to recognize same sex couples' marriages all over the country, Rep. Raul Labrador introduced a bill last week to protect the religious liberties of traditional marriage advocates. The First Amendment Defense Act seeks to protect individuals and organizations who contend that marriage is between one man and one woman from being targeted with federal taxes or removal of benefits.

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  13. Congress combats targeting of traditional marriage advocatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | DFW Catholic

    Washington D.C., Jun 26, 2015 / 12:00 am .- A new bill protecting the religious liberty of traditional marriage advocates has the support of two leading U.S. bishops. But will the First Amendment Defense Act be enough to stem the rising tide of anti-discrimination lawsuits across the nation? The First Amendment Defense Act establishes protections largely regarding federal taxes and benefits for individuals and organizations who conscientiously believe that marriage is between one man and one woman and that no sexual relations should take place outside this bond.

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  14. House lawmakers unveil bipartisan criminal reform billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Hill

    A bipartisan pair of lawmakers on Thursday unveiled a comprehensive criminal reform bill aimed at reducing the federal prison population. The Safe, Accountable, Fair, and Effective Justice Act from Reps.

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  15. Idaho politicians react to Supreme Court's decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | KBCI CBS 2

    Idaho politicians react to Supreme Court's decision in the King v Burwell case. Sen Jim Risch: "I am disappointed but not particularly surprised by the Supreme Court's ruling.

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  16. Democrats cheer, GOP rebuke court ruling - Thu, 25 Jun 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Spokesman-Review

    Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. The U.S. Supreme Court's latest decision upholding the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, bolstered the views of the region's Democrats who support it, but didn't change the minds of Republicans who oppose it.

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  17. Republicans Don't Have A Plan Yet To Replace Obamacare SubsidiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Supporters of the Affordable Care Act rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on March 4. The Supreme Court is considering the case of King v. Burwell, which could determine the fate of health care subsidies for millions of people.

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  18. GOP Congressmen Introduce Disgusting, Anti-Gay 'First Amendment Defense Act'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Towleroad

    Rep. Raul Labrador , left, and Sen. Mike Lee this week introduced the so-called "First Amendment Defense Act," which would give federal employees and contractors a right to sue the federal government based on their opposition to same-sex marriage. The anti-LGBT, license-to-discriminate measure is similar to the "Marriage and Religious Freedom Act," which died in 2013.

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  19. Fed'l religious freedom bill seen to enable anti-LGBT biasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Washington Blade

    New legislation introduced by Rep. Raul Labrador and Sen. Mike Lee has the stated intent of protecting institutions that oppose same-sex marriage, but LGBT advocates are opposing it for what they say is the potential to go further and "open a Pandora's Box" of anti-LGBT discrimination. The bill, the First Amendment Defense Act, was introduced on Wednesday ahead of expected decision from the U.S. Supreme Court this month on whether same-sex couples have a right to marry across the country.

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  20. Out of Touch With America? With New Anti-LGBT Marriage Legislation, Congress Must Prove OtherwiseRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | PressReleasePoint

    This week, anti-equality Rep. Raul Labrador and Sen. Mike Lee introduced the so-called First Amendment Defense Act - legislation that would create a breakdown of government services and runaway litigation by giving federal employees and contractors a right to sue the federal government over opposition to marriage equality. The Human Rights Campaign the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender civil rights organization condemned the legislation as reckless, calling on Congress to prove they are not out of touch with the far majority of Americans who support marriage equality.

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