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Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty - Bronx Household Case Back Before 2nd Circuit

Baptist Joint Committee, Can New York City bar churches from using school buildings for their meeting place when school is not in session? That's the subject of an ongoing dispute between the City and the Bronx Household of Faith.
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AKP at its best ! AKP removed Atatürk, secularism from Turkish parliamentary oath

AKP at its best ! AKP removed Atatürk, secularism from Turkish parliamentary oath | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
At least they don't do it secretly anymore !
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Converting Denmark into a Muslim Country :: Gatestone Institute

Converting Denmark into a Muslim Country :: Gatestone Institute | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Muslim immigrants in a town near Copenhagen have forced the cancellation of traditional Christmas displays this year even while spending lavishly on the Islamic Eid celebration marking the end of Ramadan.
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Saudi reforms detour through Vienna faith center

VIENNA (Reuters) - The road to reform in Saudi Arabia is long and winding.
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Court Ends Six-Year Seizure of Zimbabwe Churches: Excommunicated Anglican bishop kicked out mainstream clergy with support of police.

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Freedom From Religion Foundation says secular Americans fastest growing group - PolitiFact

God Discussion (blog)Freedom From Religion Foundation says secular Americans fastest growing groupPolitiFact9, 2012, the Freedom From Religion Foundation asked its members to call on President Barack Obama not to utter "so help me God" when he...
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Rockwell's art celebrates our freedoms - The Southern

Rockwell's art celebrates our freedomsThe SouthernThey were 1) freedom of speech, 2) freedom of religion, 3) freedom from want, and 4) freedom from fear. Using this as his basis, Rockwell created four classic paintings.
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RELIGARE Conference on 'Secularism and Religious Diversity in ...

RELIGARE Conference on 'Secularism and Religious Diversity in ... | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
'RELIGARE ('Religious Diversity and Secular Models in Europe: Innovative Approaches to Law and Policy') is a European research project funded by the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7, 2007 -2013) of the...
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Keep Soldiers Out of Schools and Universities | Human Rights Watch

Keep Soldiers Out of Schools and Universities | Human Rights Watch | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
(New York) – The use of schools and other education institutions for military purposes by armed forces and non-state armed groups during wartime endangers students and their education around the world, said the Global ...
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CBS to Air WORKING FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM Special, 12/9 - Broadway World

CBS to Air WORKING FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM Special, 12/9 - Broadway World | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
CBS to Air WORKING FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM Special, 12/9Broadway WorldWORKING FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM, a CBS Interfaith Special, will be broadcast Sunday, Dec. 9 on the CBS Television Network. The U.S.
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How US churches exploit tax exemption to promote faith-based politics - The Guardian

The GuardianHow US churches exploit tax exemption to promote faith-based politicsThe GuardianAdvocates of politicized religion will say that they have the right of free speech, like anybody else, and that their beliefs compel them to take a stand...
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Beschle on a Broad Free Exercise and a Narrow Definition of Religion

Beschle on a Broad Free Exercise and a Narrow Definition of Religion | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Donald L. Beschle (John Marshall Law School) has posted Does a Broad Free Exercise Right Require a Narrow Definition of “Religion”? The introduction follows. In the 1990 case of Employment Division v.
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Religion and Politics, Then and Now - Natural Spirituality - Blog

Religion and Politics, Then and Now - Natural Spirituality - Blog | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Was there ever a time when religion and politics were not all wrapped up together? Maybe now and then, but mostly not. Buddhism (from my distant perspective) seems way more non-political than Christianity is or ever has ...
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Representatives of denominations have considered problems of legislative support for religious freedom (PHOTO)

Representatives of denominations have considered problems of legislative support for religious freedom (PHOTO) | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
KYIV – The Secretariat of the Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations discussed the significance and possible negative consequences of the recent adoption by the Parliament of amendments to the Law of Ukraine on Freedom of...
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Churches Express Solidarity with Greece | IDN-InDepthNews | Analysis That Matters

Churches Express Solidarity with Greece | IDN-InDepthNews | Analysis That Matters | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
By R.Nastranis IDN- InDepth NewsReport ATHENS (IDN) - Church leaders from around the world have expressed solidarity with the much pooh-poohed and crisis-ridden Greece in a two-day visit to the...
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allAfrica.com: Liberia: Religious Council Wants Children's Rights Prioritized

allAfrica: African news and information for a global audience...
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Supreme court tosses challenge to Lindsey Nicole Henry law - Tulsa World

Supreme court tosses challenge to Lindsey Nicole Henry lawTulsa WorldIn the 2 1/2 years the law has been in effect, it has stirred controversy over whether it violates the state constitution's ban on the use of public funds by private religious...
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Will Alaska Native fishermen prevail in religious freedom defense? - Alaska Dispatch

Will Alaska Native fishermen prevail in religious freedom defense? - Alaska Dispatch | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Will Alaska Native fishermen prevail in religious freedom defense?Alaska DispatchWhen I saw that headline -- Yup'ik Alaskans on trial for violating salmon fishing restrictions claim religious rite -- I had to pause.
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Letter: Right and wrong - Naples Daily News

Letter: Right and wrongNaples Daily NewsUnfortunately, too many people have fallen for the modern secularist interpretation of the "separation of church and state" principle — claiming churches have no place in the affairs of the civil government.
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The ignored question of corporations' religious freedom

The ignored question of corporations' religious freedom | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
The clarification of the issue is appreciated, since the assumptions out there in these claims of "freedom of religion" are actually quite confounding, and since, as far as I can tell, no one from the many many groups or among ...
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Thanksgiving Thoughts on Freedom and America - Huffington Post (blog)

Thanksgiving Thoughts on Freedom and America - Huffington Post (blog) | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Thanksgiving Thoughts on Freedom and AmericaHuffington Post (blog)America was founded on freedom of religion and the separation of church of state.
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Paul and the Swiss-Cheese Theory of Natural Law - First Things (blog)

Paul and the Swiss-Cheese Theory of Natural LawFirst Things (blog)For when Gentiles who do not have the Law do instinctively the things of the Law, these, not having the Law, are a law to themselves, in that they show the work of the Law written in...
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Fifth Annual Rosenkranz Debate: Natural Law and Constitutional Law 11-17-12

The Fifth Annual Rosenkranz Debate was held on November 17, 2012, during The Federalist Society's 2012 National Lawyers Convention. Annual Rosenkranz Debate ...
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Ban 'Killer Robots' Before It's Too Late | Human Rights Watch

Ban 'Killer Robots' Before It's Too Late | Human Rights Watch | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
(Washington, DC) – Governments should pre-emptively ban fully autonomous weapons because of the danger they pose to civilians in armed conflict, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. These future ...
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