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Court says Catholic businessman can fight contraception mandate

Court says Catholic businessman can fight contraception mandate | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
ST. LOUIS (RNS) A federal appeals court in St. Louis on Wednesday temporarily blocked the enforcement of the 2010 health care reform law's contraception mandate while a St. Louis business owner appeals a lower court's ruling.
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Lawsuit challenging Whitefish Mountain Jesus statue moves forward

Lawsuit challenging Whitefish Mountain Jesus statue moves forward | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
A lawsuit seeking the removal of a Jesus statue near a Montana ski resort will go on after a national group of atheists and agnostics produced a local member who says he is offended by the religious symbol whenever he swooshes down the slopes.
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60% of US Muslims Reject Freedom of Expression « Iran Aware

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press;. When asked, “Do you believe ...
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Iranian Government Denies Prisoner of Conscience Abdollah ...

Iranian Government Denies Prisoner of Conscience Abdollah ... | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
In an interview with the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, the wife of prisoner of conscience Abdollah Momeni said that she has been repeatedly denied visits to her husband who is imprisoned at Iran's Evin ...
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International Conflict Management and Resolution - The Carter Center's Conflict Resolution Program

International Conflict Management and Resolution - The Carter Center's Conflict Resolution Program | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
RT @CarterCenter: Most of the major conflicts post-Cold War have been over religion, national identity, &/or access to resources http://t.co/SaUCX90p...
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FREEDOM OF RELIGION. by Eduardo Faleiro | THE LAITYTUDE

FREEDOM OF RELIGION. by Eduardo Faleiro | THE LAITYTUDE | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Religion has emerged as a major source of conflict in the post cold war era all across the globe.
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Freedom of religion or freedom of worship: what is the choice? - Catholic News Agency

Freedom of religion or freedom of worship: what is the choice? - Catholic News Agency | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Freedom of religion or freedom of worship: what is the choice?
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Austin, Texas, student sues over SmartID 'locator' chips on religious grounds

Austin, Texas, student sues over SmartID 'locator' chips on religious grounds | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
To 15-year-old Andrea Hernandez, the tracking microchip embedded in her student ID card is a "mark of the beast," sacrilege to her Christian faith -- not to mention how it pinpoints her location, even in the school bathroom.
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Catholic Church snub to Michael Gove's flagship free schools plans - Telegraph

Catholic Church snub to Michael Gove's flagship free schools plans - Telegraph | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
THE Roman Catholic Church has attacked Michael Gove’s flagship free schools policy describing admissions rules restricting the number of pupils from churchgoing families as “perverse”.
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New curriculum to focus on religion, civics and history | The Jakarta Post

New curriculum to focus on religion, civics and history | The Jakarta Post | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
The Education and Culture Ministry and the House of Representatives Commission X overseeing education and youth affairs have agreed that the new ...
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Edmonton human rights centre aims to bridge youth differences on religion

Edmonton human rights centre aims to bridge youth differences on religion | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
An Edmonton human rights organization will use a $20,000 grant to bring young adults together so they can learn, no matter their religious or cultural backgrounds, that they are not as different from each other as they might think.
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David Cameron faces ‘biggest Tory rebellion in modern times’ over gay ‘marriage’ plans | LifeSiteNews.com

David Cameron faces ‘biggest Tory rebellion in modern times’ over gay ‘marriage’ plans | LifeSiteNews.com | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
118 Tory MPs have written that they are opposed to Cameron...
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Megachurch Pastor Rick Warren: Obama Has 'Infringed' Upon Religious Freedom

Megachurch Pastor Rick Warren: Obama Has 'Infringed' Upon Religious Freedom | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Saddleback Church founder and author Rick Warren, who once praised President Barack Obama's "courage" for inviting the conservative pastor to give the invocation at his inauguration and hailed his "commitment to model civility," has drastically...
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PAS serious about upholding religious freedom, says DAP - The Malaysian Insider

The Malaysian InsiderPAS serious about upholding religious freedom, says DAPThe Malaysian InsiderKUALA LUMPUR, Nov 28 — PAS' swift response to non-Muslim concern over Kelantan's controversial gender segregation policy at hair salons in the state reinforces...
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Religion and Politics in Bahrain: The Three Reinforcing Conflicts of ...

Religion and Politics in Bahrain. "The Battle of Karbala' still rages between the two sides in the present and in the future. It is being held within the soul, at home and in all areas of life and society.
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Fadel on Church and State in Islam | CENTER FOR LAW AND ...

Fadel on Church and State in Islam | CENTER FOR LAW AND ... | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Mohammad Fadel (University of Toronto Law) has posted Seeking an Islamic Reflective Equilibrium: A Response to Abdallahi A. An-Na'im's Complementary, Not Competing, Claims of Law and Religion: An Islamic ...
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Legal victory against Obamacare 'mandate'

“Indeed, defendant [Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen] Sebelius herself has publicly acknowledged that the mandate raises religious concerns,” said a court filing from the the American Center for Law and ...
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Democracy and Islam « New Pakistan

Democracy and Islam « New Pakistan | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
With the current debates about democracy, religion and politics happening all over Twitter, Facebook and other social media outlets, I couldn't help but think about the amalgamation of these factors that has lead to the current status of Pakistan.
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Spirit and Life: 373. What does the dignity of the human person ...

(Comp 373) The dignity of a human person requires the uprightness of a moral conscience (which is to say that it be in accord with what is just and good according to reason and the law of God). Because of this personal ...
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Persecution or freedom? Kansas town decides to remove religious cross from seal

The Freedom from Religion Foundation claimed that the city's seal violates the Establishment Clause of the U.S. Constitution.
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Don’t blame the church

Don’t blame the church | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Six successive Irish governments have failed to enact laws in accordance with a constitutional amendment that gives the mother and her unborn baby equal right to life...
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Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, & World Affairs: The Religious Question in Modern China |

Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, & World Affairs: The Religious Question in Modern China | | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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India appoints first Muslim to head Intelligence Bureau in 125-year history

The appointment of Syed Asif Ibrahim as head of India's Intelligence Bureau has been hailed as a breakthrough against centuries of prejudice...
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