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Big Religious and Legal Questions in the Supreme Court

Two very interesting cases have been in the process of going through the Supreme Court in recent months. Both of them involve big questions about the intersection of religious and legal rights, and the outcomes may chang ...

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Is Banning Religious Gatherings a Violation of Freedom of Religion?

One interesting result of novel coronavirus outbreaks in the United States is that some churches have taken the prohibition against gathering to court, claiming that being denied the right to gather is an infringement of ...

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Pro-Life Activists Allowed to Hold Protests Despite Coronavirus Restrictions

Pro-life protestors can continue to protest in Michigan during the state's stay-at-home order after Governor Gretchen Whitmer clairifies what activities are prohibited during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Florida Pastor Arrested for Defying County's Stay-At-Home Order During Coronavirus

Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne was charged with two misdemeanors after disregarding a county stay-at-home order and continuing to hold services in his megachurch while coronavirus cases increase in Florida.

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Religious Restrictions and Hostilities Increasing Around the World

The results of a new international Pew Research Center study show that both governmental restrictions and governmental and nongovernmental religious hostilities have significantly increased around the world during the pa ...

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Universal Life Church Sues Tennessee to Protect Online Ordination

The Universal Life Church Ministries filed a lawsuit against Tennessee to block a recently-passed law that would bar ministers who received their ordination online from performing weddings

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National Religious Freedom Day

Wednesday is National Religious Freedom Day. While this has been a holiday celebrated for quite some time, this year it seems to hold more weight. Never have we had more controversy over religious freedom than over the l ...

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Religion at Work

Amid discussions in the United States over the boundaries of religious liberties and the right to live one's religion or to be free from religion, some employment experts discuss how individuals may be religious at wor ...

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Religion in Employment

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 employmen ...

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Kentucky Legislation Focuses on the Bible

The Holy Bible is not only a religious text, but also one of the most beloved literary texts. Many biblical stories are common tropes in stories from all times. The story of Joseph and his colorful coat is now a Broadway ...

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