A new poll finds Utahns would overwhelmingly support legislation to reinforce the ability of clergy to refuse to perform same-sex marriages.

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A new poll finds Utahns would overwhelmingly support legislation to reinforce the ability of clergy to refuse to perform same-sex marriages.

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The three rings of religious liberty are under assault to make way for new sexual rights. 
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Now that same-sex marriage is legal in Utah, expect a debate over religious liberty during the 2015 session on Utah’s Capitol Hill. 
More Utahns favor a statewide law banning discrimination when it comes to housing and employment against gays and lesbians.   Managing Editor Bryan Schott breaks down the numbers.

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