Politics

House Republicans Push Bill Aimed at Balancing LGBT Rights and Religious Freedom

Bill would codify LGBT, religious protections

House Republicans are rallying around a compromise bill that would add protections for religious organizations in addition to granting discrimination protections to LGBT citizens. The bill comes one day after House Democrats passed the Equality Act, which critics say infringes on religious liberty rights and is likely to fail in the Senate.

What I Learned at the Aspen Ideas RE$ET Festival Sponsored by Mastercard, PayPal, and Prudential in Partnership with Bloomberg

Aspen Ideas: RE$ET, a virtual symposium of experts and thought leaders designed to "give voice to the bold ideas" for "building an equitable economy," took place earlier this week. If you're in the target demographic—people who enjoy giving and receiving PowerPoint presentations—the entire 10-hour program is available online for your enjoyment.