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From MAGA to moderate, Colorado Republicans search for right mix to best Dems in November

With Representative Lauren Boebert running in a new district, the state GOP chair in hot water and Democrats in control of much of the state, the Colorado GOP has a lot at stake in the June 25 primary.

Gaza war hangs over Hajj as pilgrims flock to Mecca

Saudi King Salman issued a decree on Monday to host 1,000 pilgrims "from the families of martyrs and the wounded from the Gaza Strip," bringing to 2,000 the number of Palestinian pilgrims to be hosted this year, according to the official Saudi Press Agency. 

Southern Baptists narrowly reject formal ban on churches with any women pastors

Clint Pressley has said he favors a measure to amend the Southern Baptist Convention constitution to ban churches with women pastors.

Sixth Circuit urged to revive challenges to Michigan’s LGBTQ protections

Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed a bill in 2023 that expanded Michigan anti-discrimination protections to include LGBTQ residents.

Donald Trump tells a group that calls for banning all abortions to stand up for ‘innocent life’

Trump has repeatedly taken credit for the overturning of a federally guaranteed right to abortion.

Ninth Circuit revives Seattle Pacific University’s fight against state’s probe of anti-LGBTQ+ hiring practices

Seattle Pacific University can now continue some claims against Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson after his office began investigating the school’s ban on hiring LGBTQ+ staff.

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