December 9, 2016
by Sarah Darer Littman | December 9, 2016 12:00pm
Anyone who believes that public education is a fundamental cornerstone of our democracy should be extremely concerned by President-elect Donald Trump’s decision to appoint billionaire charter school advocate Betsy DeVos, of Michigan, to the post of Education Secretary.
DeVos, whose family reportedly has “has a long history of supporting anti-gay causes — including donating hundreds of thousands to ‘Focus on the Family’, a conservative Christian organization that supports so-called conversion therapy aimed at changing a person’s sexual orientation,” has been quoted comparing her work in education reform to a biblical battleground where she wants to “advance God’s Kingdom.”
by Christine Stuart | December 9, 2016 1:47am
December 6, 2016
by Christine Stuart | December 6, 2016 5:16pm
After asking a Christian organization that’s against LGBTQ rights for more information about how it conforms with Connecticut’s nondiscrimination clause to qualify for state employee payroll deductions, state Comptroller Kevin Lembo became the group’s newest target.
December 1, 2016
by Christine Stuart | December 1, 2016 6:30am
HARTFORD, CT—State Comptroller Kevin Lembo, who is the Connecticut’s first openly gay constitutional officer, announced that his office is investigating a Christian organization that’s against LGBTQ rights.
September 16, 2016
by Kristi Allen | September 16, 2016 2:36pm
September 1, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 1, 2016 4:53pm
April 7, 2016
by Christine Stuart | April 7, 2016 5:30am
November 3, 2015
by Christine Stuart | November 3, 2015 2:59pm
A panel of experts on Syria and international affairs will gather 6 p.m. Thursday at Center Church in Hartford for a robust discussion on how Hartford can assist with the refugee crisis.
September 24, 2015
by Christine Stuart | September 24, 2015 5:30am
September 17, 2015
by Barth Keck | September 17, 2015 5:30am
Civil disobedience has been making news lately, thanks to Kim Davis, the county clerk from Kentucky recently jailed after denying marriage licenses to same-sex couples.