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Why We Should 'Adopt' Iranian Women Prisoners of Conscience - Huffington Post

Why We Should 'Adopt' Iranian Women Prisoners of ConscienceHuffington PostNine of the women prisoners of conscience staged a hunger strike in early November to protest harassment and searches by guards.
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After Rejecting Women Bishops Church Of England Faces Faces Possible 'Major Constitutional Crisis'

After Rejecting Women Bishops Church Of England Faces Faces Possible 'Major Constitutional Crisis' | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) When the Church of England scuttled plans to allow women bishops on Nov.
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The unholy nexus between religion and law

By Saumya Ramakrishnan   Women in India have more often than not been on the wrong si (The unholy nexus between religion and law http://t.co/63HOoedA...)...
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Egyptian Christians sentenced to death for Islam film

Egyptian Christians sentenced to death for Islam film | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
CAIRO (Reuters) - A Cairo court on Wednesday sentenced to death seven Egyptian Christians tried in absentia for participating in an anti-Islam video that was released on the Internet in September and prompted (RT @mrbagby314: Be thankful Americans...
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In England, there's no separation of church and state

In England, there's no separation of church and state | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Religious conservatives in the United States  have been complaining that developments in the political arena – the Obamcare contraceptive mandate, the progress of same-sex civil marriage – threaten religious freedom.
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Israel-Palestine Not a Religious Conflict | The Jakarta Globe

Israel-Palestine Not a Religious Conflict | The Jakarta Globe | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Perhaps the most flawed and most common of these arguments is the notion that it is primarily a religious problem.
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Nigeria's future depends on how its religious groups see each other

Nigeria's future depends on how its religious groups see each other | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Charlotte Keenan: In a country where Muslims and Christians are of similar number, teaching communication and reconciliation in schools is vital...
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Perception of discrimination based on religion & belief : France and Belgium the worst pupils

Perception of discrimination based on religion & belief : France and Belgium the worst pupils | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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Merkel dabbles in risky business: religion

As elections loom in Germany, the chancellor pushes boundaries on faith in public life.
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Draft Law # 10221: the end to religious freedom in Ukraine?

Draft Law # 10221: the end to religious freedom in Ukraine? | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
The Parliament of Ukraine adopted in its second reading a draft law # 10221 with serious amendments to the Law on Freedom of Conscience and Religious Organizations.
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47% of Countries have laws against blasphemy, apostasy or defamation of religion

A new analysis * by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life points out that several recent incidents have drawn international attention to laws and policies prohibiting blasphemy...
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UKAEL Annual Lecture 2012 – Proportionality: the way ahead ...

European Court of Human Rights. Proportionality in the ECtHR in Strasbourg is evident because of the emphasis in the case law on striking a fair balance. This is even evident in the qualified limbs of certain of the Convention ...
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Atheists can be jailed in Kentucky for not acknowledging God

American Atheists have submitted a petition to the U.S.
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Ukraine leader signs law to change constitution via referendum

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich on Tuesday signed a law enabling constitutional change via referendums instead of via parliament, in a move the opposition criticized as aimed at (#Yanukovich signs law enabling constitutional...
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Living in Post-Christian America | The Wild Hunt

Living in Post-Christian America | The Wild Hunt | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Politics and religion have always been intricately connected to one another, with paradigmatic shifts in faith...
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Gladstone On Church And State - Part 4 - Full Online Books

Gladstone On Church And State - Part 4 - Full Online Books | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
We are not at all surprised to find such inconsistency even in a man of Mr. Gladstone's talents.
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MIRIAM: CATHOLIC THREAT VIOLATES CHARTER

MIRIAM: CATHOLIC THREAT VIOLATES CHARTER | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago, a constitutional law expert, said that the threat by some Catholic clerics to punish Congress members who vote for the RH bill constitutes “borderline violation of the constitutional principle of separation of church...
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UN News - At intercultural centre, Ban highlights need for religious and political leaders to use their influence responsibly

UN News - At intercultural centre, Ban highlights need for religious and political leaders to use their influence responsibly | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today highlighted the need for religious and political leaders to use their influence responsibly, while pointing out how recent events in places such as the Middle East and Mali drive home the need to ...
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Daily Times - Leading News Resource of Pakistan

DailyTimes delivers the latest breaking news and information on the latest top stories, entertainment, business, cricket, politics, and more.
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Globalization vs. Traditional Religion

Religious leaders interested in maintaining a vibrant flock would do well to adapt their message to this snowballing trend of globalization, which they cannot fight.
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Ordinary Britons are comfortable with Christianity. Teachers and government aren't, though. – Telegraph Blogs

Ordinary Britons are comfortable with Christianity. Teachers and government aren't, though. – Telegraph Blogs | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Here's a survey that I hope David Cameron and George Osborne will digest, before going into battle to force the gay marriage law through. Oxford University has asked 1,800 people whether they want the majority religion taught in schools.
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CNS STORY: Vatican says it will promote religious liberty in Saudi-backed center

CNS STORY: Vatican says it will promote religious liberty in Saudi-backed center | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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'Keep church out of politics' - iAfrica.com

'Keep church out of politics' - iAfrica.com | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
iAfrica.com'Keep church out of politics'iAfrica.com"The church should be kept out of politics." He said ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema had his congregation praying for him and that President Jacob Zuma also used religion in politics.
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Domingo on the Dworkinian Approach to Religious Freedom ...

Domingo on the Dworkinian Approach to Religious Freedom ... | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
According to Ronald Dworkin, the right to freedom of religion is a mere implication of a more general right … Continue reading → ... CENTER FOR LAW AND RELIGION FORUM. at St. John's University School of Law.
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