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The rise of Islamic extremism in Central Asia and the Caucasus

The rise of Islamic extremism in Central Asia and the Caucasus | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Islamic extremism in Central Asia and the Caucasus will further increase in the next few years, predicts a new report by Anna Münster, a Fellow of the Russia and Eurasia Programme at Chatham House.
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ASIA/PAKISTAN - Extremists who burned the Christian area have been released; the man accused of blasphemy on trial - Fides News Agency

ASIA/PAKISTAN - Extremists who burned the Christian area have been released; the man accused of blasphemy on trial - Fides News Agency | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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Serving as a voice at the UN for my imprisoned husband Saeed Abedini

Serving as a voice at the UN for my imprisoned husband Saeed Abedini | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
My husband Saeed Abedini is not guilty of violating any Iranian law; instead, he is being held as a prisoner of conscience.
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Gallup's "Influence of Religion" Survey - Spiritual Politics

For over half a century, Gallup has been asking Americans whether they think the influence of religion is increasing or decreasing in the U.S., posing the intriguing question of what the results actually signify.
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Like a prayer

Like a prayer | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
DISPUTES about the contours of religious liberty in America are often marked by sanctimony, exaggerated offence, sloppy history, hyperbole and conceptual confusion,...
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uuworld.org : one lawyer's religious brief for marriage equality

uuworld.org : one lawyer's religious brief for marriage equality | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
uuworld.org: liberal religion and life is the weekly web magazine of the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations.
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The Volokh Conspiracy » EEOC Claims Trucking Company Must Accommodate Muslim Employee’s Religious Objections to Transporting Alcohol

The Volokh Conspiracy » EEOC Claims Trucking Company Must Accommodate Muslim Employee’s Religious Objections to Transporting Alcohol | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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Obama, God, and the Profits by Mark Rienzi

Earning money doesn’t suddenly give the government the right to extinguish your constitutional rights.
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Bill lets Ohio schools give religion credits

Bill lets Ohio schools give religion credits | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Members of the Ohio House are considering a bipartisan bill that would allow public high schools to give students credit toward graduation for religious courses taken during school hours but away from public school.
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Boy Scouts fell victim to creeping secularism, says Christian apologist

Boy Scouts fell victim to creeping secularism, says Christian apologist | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
A well-respected Christian apologist says the Boy Scouts of America is the latest victim of the increasing secularization of the United States, and he's advising people to leave the organization.
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Egypt's top court undermines key tool of Morsi's rule

Egypt's top court undermines key tool of Morsi's rule | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court ruled as unconstitutional the election of the country's acting legislature, a council dominated by Morsi loyalists.
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Israel’s chief rabbis receive death threats over Women of the Wall prayer | Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Israel's chief rabbis received death threats in letters to their offices warning them to allow the Women of the Wall to pray in accordance with our customs.
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Islam and human rights: Beyond the zero-sum game – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Islam and human rights: Beyond the zero-sum game – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
There is no alternative to accepting people's own foundations for human rights, whether religious or secular. If Westerners insist on a frontal assault, the human rights side will lose among believers.
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Christian Widow in Somalia Killed Four Months after Husband Slain

Christian Widow in Somalia Killed Four Months after Husband Slain | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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Sri Lanka Christians facing more persecution -

Sri Lanka Christians facing more persecution - | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Sri Lanka Christians facing more persecution -
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Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty - U.S. Senate Loses Champion of Religious Liberty

Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty - U.S. Senate Loses Champion of Religious Liberty | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Baptist Joint Committee, With the passing of U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg (NJ-D), the American people have lost a champion of religious liberty. Rabbi David Saperstein of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism offered his thoughts.
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Ohio archdiocese illegally fired pregnant teacher, jury finds

Ohio archdiocese illegally fired pregnant teacher, jury finds | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
CINCINNATI — A Catholic archdiocese violated anti-discrimination laws when it fired a teacher who became pregnant via artificial insemination, a federal jury said Monday.
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Why Christian Groups Oppose America's Anti-Prostitution Stance: As the Supreme Court prepares to weigh in, faith-based organizations say 'no' to loyalty oaths.

Why Christian Groups Oppose America's Anti-Prostitution Stance: As the Supreme Court prepares to weigh in, faith-based organizations say 'no' to loyalty oaths. | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
As the Supreme Court prepares to weigh in, faith-based organizations say 'no' to loyalty oaths.
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Loud applause follows Mormons Building Bridges along Utah Pride Parade route | Deseret News

Loud applause follows Mormons Building Bridges along Utah Pride Parade route | Deseret News | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Tens of thousands of people lined six blocks of downtown Salt Lake City on Sunday for the annual Utah Pride Festival parade, celebrating Utah's gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community.
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American Humanist Association Sues City of Lake Elsinore to Stop Cross Monument

American Humanist Association Sues City of Lake Elsinore to Stop Cross Monument | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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Reading Dawkins in a cabin

Reading Dawkins in a cabin | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
YOU’LL find one in almost any hotel room in America, usually in a nightstand drawer: a Bible, donated by the Gideons, an evangelical group that puts free Bibles in...
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In this age of globalization, religious hostilities and restrictions cross borders in 62% of countries

In this age of globalization, religious hostilities and restrictions cross borders in 62% of countries | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
This past week, Hezbollah - a Shia Muslim group designated as a terrorist organization by several governments - reportedly crossed into neighboring Syria to join the ongoing civil war on the side of...
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Pope Appeals for Release of Hostages in Syria

Pope Francis is appealing to the "humanity" of kidnappers in Syria to release hostages. Francis urged prayers for "beloved Syria" as he spoke from his studio window overlooking St. Peter's Square on Sunday to a crowd below.
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UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion urged to visit Bahrain

UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion urged to visit Bahrain | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion urged to visit Bahrain
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