Rosky Featured in SL Trib Q&A on How High Court Decision Could Affect Same-Sex Marriage

Professor Clifford Rosky participated in an April 26, 2015, Salt Lake Tribune Q&A: “Could high court legalize gay marriage nationally? Could it end the practice in Utah?” Rosky and Parker Douglas, chief of staff for Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes and the state’s federal solicitor, each responded to a series of questions, ranging from “Could gay […]

Rosky Quoted in Washington Post Article on Same-Sex Marriage

Clifford Rosky, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in an April 12, 2015, Washington Post article, “Gay rights, religious rights and a compromise in an unlikely place: Utah.” The article recounts the efforts by legislators, activists, and others, to reach an agreement on balancing religious rights […]

Rosky weighs in on article, “Once unifying, religious freedom laws have become divisive”

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Cliff Rosky was quoted in the Sunday, April 5, 2015 Deseret News story, “Once unifying, religious freedom laws have become divisive.” “”The Utah law grants equal protections to LGBT people and people of faith. It says that you can’t discriminate against someone because of their religious beliefs, their sexual […]

Rosky Quoted in Deseret News on Religious Freedom Laws

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Cliff Rosky was quoted in the April 1, 2015 edition of the Deseret News. The story, titled “Utah, Indiana religious freedom laws not alike,” contrasts Utah’s anti-discrimination law with a recent law in Indiana receiving wide criticism. “The Utah law grants equal protections to LGBT people and people of faith. It […]

Rosky to Appear on March 16 Brookings Institution Panel on Religious Liberty

Clifford Rosky, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will appear on a March 16 panel at the Brooking Institution in Washington, D.C., focusing on gay rights, religious liberty and events in Utah and beyond. The panel, “A Salt Lake Solution? The Mormon Offer and Its Aftermath,” is part […]

Rosky Cited in Coverage of Utah’s Proposed Non-Discrimination Law

Clifford Rosky, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was cited in a blogpost on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) website about Utah’s proposed non-discrimination legislation. I To read the story, click here.

Rosky Publishes Deseret News Op-Ed, “Laws Should Protect Practice of Faith, Reject LGBT Discrimination.”

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Cliff Rosky published a February 22, 2015 op-ed in the Deseret News  titled “My view: Laws should protect practice of faith, reject LGBT discrimination.” “These proposals are a profound distortion of religious freedom. They would be a dangerous setback in the country’s recognition of civil rights, and we hope […]

Rosky Interviewed in Deseret News Story, “Majority in gay-rights poll back religious exemptions for businesses”

Professor Cliff Rosky was Interview in a February 6, 2015 Deseret News story, “Majority in gay-rights poll back religious exemptions for businesses.” “Utah has some of the country’s strongest protections for religious freedom on the books already, and I think once people take a look at those protections and see them, they will realize it’s not […]

Rosky on Radio West: Religious Liberty and LGBT Rights

February 4, 2015 – Professor Cliff Rosky participated in a Radio West discussion on NPR affiliate KUER. Last week, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints made headlines by announcing its support of LGBT anti-discrimination laws. But leaders also expressed deep concern over religious liberty and called for laws to protect churches and individuals […]

Rosky Interviewed by Salt Lake Tribune on Balance of LGBT Rights and Religious Freedom

Professor Cliff Rosky was quoted in the January 29, 2015 edition of The Salt Lake Tribune in a story titled, “Balancing LGBT, religious rights won’t be easy, Mormon leaders concede.” In the tug of war between religious freedom and LGBT rights, neither side will get everything it wants, two Mormon apostles said Thursday. “Neither right […]