With their talk of the devil at work in LGBT advances, both had proved an embarrassment to the Republican Party.
Nearly one year after the horrific mass shooting at a South Carolina church that took her mother, two cousins and six others, Rev. Sharon Risher joined gun control advocates on Capitol Hill.
For many North Carolinians, the bathroom battle being waged is out of character with the state they know and love.
A scrappy young organization called the Campaign for Southern Equality is beating back the intolerance spewing from the nation's most conservative region.
Their demands, posted online, include "more funding for organizations whose primary constituencies are of under-represented groups," including students who are LGBT.
Caleb Laieski wrote an innocuous email to South Carolina legislator Mike Fair asking him to consider a ban on so-called conversion therapy. You won't believe the response.
“I don’t believe it’s necessary,” Gov. Nikki Haley said.