RIGHTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/RIGHTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Editorial: Religion and LGBT rights can co-exist. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58211345-82/religious-act-freedom-hatch.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58211345-82/religious-act-freedom-hatch.html.csp">Editorial: Religion and LGBT rights can co-exist.</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T17:10:01.494-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 05:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Good people the world over, throughout history, have found strength and solace in various religious faiths. That’s why a freedom to follow one’s chosen religion is prominent in both the founders’ Bill of Rights and Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms. But no religion returns the loyalty of its devoted followers if, instead of helping them negotiate the challenges of a changing world, it makes them the false promise that change will not occur. Not only will large numbers of the faithful be in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58211345@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:10:01 MDT UN warns all sides that Gaza civilian attacks could be war crimes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58215028-68/gaza-crimes-pillay-war.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58215028-68/gaza-crimes-pillay-war.html.csp">UN warns all sides that Gaza civilian attacks could be war crimes</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T08:55:01.983-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 08:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Geneva • The U.N.’s top human rights official has warned all sides in the two-week war in the Gaza Strip to not indiscriminately attack civilians, and that violations may amount to war crimes. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Wednesday around three-quarters of those killed in the Gaza Strip were civilians and thousands more have been injured. At least 657 Palestinians and 31 Israelis have been killed during the conflict. Among the Palestinian dead, Pillay said there were ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582150282014-07-23T08:55:01.983-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T08:55:01.983-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215028@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:55:01 MDT Exxon Mobil says it will follow new anti-bias rules http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58212446-79/exxon-company-discrimination-gay.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58212446-79/exxon-company-discrimination-gay.html.csp">Exxon Mobil says it will follow new anti-bias rules</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T20:12:01.976-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 08:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Irving, Texas • Exxon Mobil Corp. has said it will comply with the new protections for gay and transgender employees required of federal contractors, while still sidestepping the question of whether it will formalize that by changing the language of its corporate policy. Following President Barack Obama’s signing of an executive order Monday expanding protections for federal workers and contractors from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, the Labor Department has 90 da...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582124462014-07-22T20:12:01.976-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T20:12:01.976-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58212446@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:12:01 MDT Greiff: Federal land sale would be no bargain for ranchers, miners http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58210191-82/federal-government-cruz-ownership.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58210191-82/federal-government-cruz-ownership.html.csp">Greiff: Federal land sale would be no bargain for ranchers, miners</a></h4>