Universal Life Church

Freedom of Religion 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

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 ...

Category: Freedom of Religion, Religion

When you think about Rhode Island, what comes to mind? It's the smallest state, but it doesn't have much to its name. The official nickname is "The Ocean State," because 14 percent of its total area is water. Although Rh ...

Category: Freedom of Religion, Religion

Last year, we watched as many states tried to pass "bathroom bills," limiting where transgender people could go to use the facilities. But it wasn't just the transgender community that faced legislation that would limit ...

Category: Freedom of Religion, Morality, Religion

The United States Constitution was written to allow for the free exercise of faith by its citizens as well as avoid state-mandated religion. The question of balancing religious freedom with civil liberty has been particu ...

Category: Freedom of Religion, Religion, Christianity

A recent study has shown that women are generally more religious than men. The study, conducted by the Pew Research Center, looked at several different aspects of religion and spirituality. It also looked at separate rel ...

Category: Faith Healing, Freedom of Religion, Religion

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

Ben Carson has come under intense scrutiny this week after he revealed over the weekend he does not think a Muslim should be president. He feels a Muslim's beliefs would interfere with what the Constitution stands for. A ...

Category: Equal Rights, Freedom of Religion, Politics

Joe Kennedy is the assistant head football coach at Bremerton High School in Bremerton, Washington. For years, he has had the tradition of heading to the 50-yard-line after every football game and praying. He says he tha ...

Category: Freedom of Religion