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Posts Tagged: Religious Freedom

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

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 U ...

Category: Equal Rights, Freedom, Freedom of Religion, Online Ordination

Should religion and politics mix? They inevitably will, but the question is where and how.A debate has been raging, a "culture war" has been decreed and some are asking themselves "what would Jesus do?" while others are ...

Category: Politics, Religion

Online ordination is a new hot button issue in religion today with some questioning its validity and bemoaning the secularization of a hallowed institution while others rejoice in the opportunity to have their most sacre ...

Category: Freedom, Freedom of Religion, Human Rights, Religion, Social Equality, Social Justice, Technology, Weddings