Washington council votes to display ‘In God We Trust’ motto amid controversy

Same-sex marriage stirs backlash as businesses assert religion

Planned Parenthood abortion biz closes centers in Oregon and Washington

Judge refuses to toss suit against Catholic school that fired teacher for ‘marrying’ gay partner

Four things you need to know about Barronelle Stutzman’s story

Washington Supreme Court says anti-discrimination law requires reasonable accommodation of religious beliefs

Bellingham targets tax break for religious hospitals

New Washington state Supreme Court Justice has extensive religious background

St. Joseph Medical Center could lose religious tax-exempt status

WA: Appeals court upholds religious restrictions as to children in divorce case

Conservative Jim Johnson will retire from Washington Supreme Court

    Seattle Post-Intelligencer: “State Supreme Court Justice Jim Johnson, the high court’s lone outspoken conservative, announced Monday that he will retire from the court on April 30. Johnson has been absent, due to illness, for much of the court’s current term. Once a top aide to then-Attorney General Slade Gorton, he is serving his second term on the high court and would have been up for reelection in 2016.”


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