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U.S. Supreme Court to hear pastor’s suit challenging Gilbert ordinance (access required)

Clyde Reed, pastor and founder of Good News Presbyterian Church, is trying to convince the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision stating that the town of Gilbert was just in citing him for violating an ordinance limiting the time he could have signs up directing people to his church. (Photo by Evan Wyloge/Arizona Capitol Times)

The pastor of a small Gilbert congregation says the town government believes political campaign signs are more important than the small placards that give directions to his service.

Attorneys for Clyde Reed, pastor and founder of Good News Presbyterian Church, will now try to convince the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Gilbert’s favor.

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House panel OKs ‘religious freedom’ bills

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An Arizona House panel on Tuesday approved changes to a proposed law beefing up protections for businesses that assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays and others, but the changes didn't placate critics who call the bill a way to allow discrimination.

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