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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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Muslim in America

A Muslim from Malaysia adapts to a new role outside the cultural norms when she comes to the U.S. to attend university. A U.S.-born Muslim at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) finds community and brotherhood ...

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Religious Rights on the Job

In legal cases, issues arise as to whether, and to what degree, employers can circumvent laws against discrimination. Some companies claim the right to refuse service to same-sex couples or to refuse to provide their emp ...

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10 Countries Where Religious Freedoms Are Violated

Living in America offers certain freedoms. Although many believe that religious freedom in America is under attack, we’re very fortunate to be living in a country where we can worship in a way we choose. We’r ...

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Religious Freedom at Its Roots

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 ...

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Does Religious Freedom Legislation Really Work?

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 ...

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Religious Freedom Bills Challenge Separation of Church and State

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 ...

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Commission Monitors World Religious Freedom

Among the many groups observing and reporting on religious freedom globally, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) monitors conditions in countries of the world, except at home in the ...

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About The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster

"Have you been touched by his noodly appendage?" The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, also know as Pastafarianism, is a tongue in cheek religion supposedly founded by beer-loving pirates. The "FSM," this alternat ...

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The Rise Of the Non Denominational Church

Christianity has been divided by denominations for centuries. However, a recent trend has appeared where spiritual Christians are choosing to discard those divisions in favor of non-denominational churches. In 1990, fe ...

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