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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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Nasrin Sotoudeh in Solitary Confinement, 18 Months Without a ...

Nasrin Sotoudeh in Solitary Confinement, 18 Months Without a ... | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Reza Khandan, the husband of prominent human rights lawyer and prisoner of conscience Nasrin Sotoudeh, told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran that she is currently spending 20 days in solitary ...
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Appeals court hears arguments over worship in NY public schools

Appeals court hears arguments over worship in NY public schools | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
A regulation that bans worship services inside school buildings after-hours is an unconstitutional restriction on freedom of religion, a Bronx church argued.
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a symposium in Italy requested that the Macedonian authorities immediately release Archbishop Jovan

Renowned academic circles at a symposium in Italy requested that the Macedonian authorities immediately release Archbishop Jovan

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Islamic hardliners announce fatwa on Malala Yousafzai - NY Daily News

Islamic hardliners announce fatwa on Malala Yousafzai - NY Daily News | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
British-based Islamic radicals are preparing to announce a fatwa on Malala Yousafzai, the 15-year-old girl shot by the Pakistan Taliban, for her role in standing up to extremists.
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Atheists ask high court to review Ky. law - UPI.com

God DiscussionAtheists ask high court to review Ky.
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Kenyan church leaders say laws would weaken marriage - Washington Post

Kenyan church leaders say laws would weaken marriageWashington PostBy Fredrick Nzwili| Religion News Service,. Nov 19, 2012 07:41 PM EST. AP. NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenyan church leaders are lining up in opposition to proposed ...
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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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Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty - 4th Circuit Says No to Prisoner's Outdoor Worship Circle Request

Baptist Joint Committee, After a lengthy appeals process, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected an RLUIPA suit brought by an inmate claiming a denial of religious freedom rights.Johan Krieger practices Asatru, a polytheistic faith from...
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Federal Court: Hobby Lobby must violate its faith and pay for abortion-pills | Becket Fund

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Law & Religion UK | Issues of law and religion in the United Kingdom – with occasional forays further afield

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Pakistan drops blasphemy case against Christian girl

Pakistan drops blasphemy case against Christian girl | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Charges dropped against Rimsha Masih, who was accused of burning pages of the Qur'an, after protests from Islamic clerics...
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Arctic Patriot : Church and State

I believe in the separation of church and state, probably more strongly than the people who panic when I mention "God's Law". The Bible clearly lays this separation principle out, going all the way back to the Aaron/Moses ...
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Ahdar on Regulating Religious Coercion | CENTER FOR LAW AND ...

Ahdar on Regulating Religious Coercion | CENTER FOR LAW AND ... | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Rex Ahdar (U. of Otago, NZ) has posted Regulating Religious Coercion. The abstract follows (NB: Article may be behind a paywall). This Article examines the nature and regulation of religious coercion.
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