A new law in the City of St. Louis prohibits discrimination based on a person's reproductive decisions or pregnancy.
St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay signed the bill passed by the St. Louis Board of Aldermen on a 17-10 vote Feb. 10. Several members of the board spoke in opposition, saying it's a solution to a problem that doesn't exist and causes unnecessary divisiveness.
Imagine a time when nominally faithful people adopted the values of the surrounding culture because it was hard to be different.
Imagine a time when people hid their religious identity so that they could get along with others who didn't share their faith.
Imagine a time when a nation's ruler decided that everyone should abandon their particular religious ideas in order to be united -- and many of the faithful agreed. Imagine that this same ruler offered positions of honor to those who betrayed their faith and persecuted those who did not.