Politics
Rick Bowmer, Associated Press
Democrats introduce bill to counter Sen. Orrin Hatch's religious freedom law
Prominent Democratic senators introduced a bill Tuesday to amend the Religious Freedom Restoration Act — Sen. Orrin Hatch's most prized legislation — to prevent the law from being used to justify discrimination.
Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
Sen. Orrin Hatch aims to eliminate caps on employment-based green cards
There is no good reason to force workers from large countries to wait longer for a green card simply because they come from highly populated nations, Sen. Orrin Hatch said in a speech Tuesday.
Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
Mike Kennedy apologizes on behalf of all Utahns for Romney calling pastor a bigot
Kennedy said he apologized on behalf of all Utahns to a pastor who Mitt Romney, his GOP U.S. Senate primary opponent, recently called a "religious bigot" for statements on the LDS Church and other faiths.