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Citizens Rights Articles

Some court decisions in Europe and the United States have given weight to claims of religious "freedom" for religious organizations. This allows these organizations to follow their principles and doctrines in employment ...

Category: Freedom of Religion, Citizens Rights, freedom from religion

On January 30, the Gandhi King Season for Nonviolence commenced around the globe. It’s the 20th annual 64-day campaign that focuses on attaining peace through nonviolent actions, in memory of Mahatma Gandhi, Rev. M ...

Category: Morality, Citizens Rights

Three people are dead and nine more injured after a lone gunman stormed Colorado Springs' Planned Parenthood and opened fire. The entire ordeal lasted for over five hours and ended with the gunman, Robert L. Dear, in cus ...

Category: Disasters, Human Rights, Politics, Social Justice, Citizens Rights

For the last couple of months, the media has been covering a news story about a football coach who has been suspended after he refused to stop praying in the middle of the football field after games. Even though his dist ...

Category: Freedom, Freedom of Religion, Jesus Christ, Citizens Rights, freedom from religion

Joe Kennedy, Bremerton High School's assistant football coach, has been suspended after he defied the school district's orders to not pray on the field after the high school's football games. Bremerton has been praying o ...

Category: Freedom, Freedom of Religion, Human Rights, Citizens Rights

Pope Francis continues his tradition of speaking with pointed candor on urgent issues of the day, this time commenting on the awful costs, and some of the root causes, of war. President Obama headlines a panel at a Georg ...

Category: Equal Rights, Human Rights, Online Ordination, Religion, Citizens Rights

0 Reasons Why Homophobia Makes No Sense (Part 2)](/assets/ulc/blog/scaled/lesbian-wedding.jpg){.alignleft .size-thumbnail .wp-image-3476 width=150 height=150}In a recent blog entry titled "10 Reasons Why Homophobia Makes ...

Category: Equal Rights, Human Rights, Politics, Social Equality, Citizens Rights

As the burqa ban sweeps across Europe, Austria is allowing the little known tradition of upturned pasta strainers to appear on driver's licenses.After just two years of fighting, Niko Alm, an Austrian man ...

Category: Freedom, Freedom of Religion, Politics, Religion, Citizens Rights

Omitting parts of the Pledge of Allegiance during a US Open Broadcast creates a firestorm of fury from religious organizations.On June 19, 2011, NBC made a mistake they are sure to regret long into the future. During the ...

Category: Freedom of Religion, Spirituality, Citizens Rights