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Sharia law ban and Muslim wives

Sharia law ban and Muslim wives | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Muslim women in Kansas are hit by the Sharia law ban, as they are unable to claim compensation from their estranged men.
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Buddhist party for ban on halal food

Buddhist party for ban on halal food | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
COLOMBO - In the largest anti-Muslim rally to date, Bodu Bala Sena, an extremist Buddhist party, called upon the Sri Lankan government to ban halal food certification and building mosques with funds from the Middle Eastern countries, in the Colombo...
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Church ready to pay taxes - News

Church ready to pay taxes - News | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
THE Jamaican church said yesterday it would have no problem paying property taxes, if the Government asked it to pay up, as part of measures preparatory to an International Monetary Fund (IMF) pact.
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Church leaders thank SBY for ‘religious liberty’ | The Jakarta Post

Church leaders thank SBY for ‘religious liberty’ | The Jakarta Post | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono won praise from worldwide leaders of the Seventh Day Adventist church who thanked him for providing “wonderful ...
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Vatican Residency Ensures Benedict's Immunity From Abuse Prosecution

Vatican Residency Ensures Benedict's Immunity From Abuse Prosecution | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - Pope Benedict's decision to live in the Vatican after he resigns will provide him with security and privacy.
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allAfrica.com: Tanzania: Three Held for Murder of Priest in Zanzibar

allAfrica.com: Tanzania: Three Held for Murder of Priest in Zanzibar | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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allAfrica.com: Swaziland: Police Say Prayers Were 'Political' (Page 1 of 2)

allAfrica.com: Swaziland: Police Say Prayers Were 'Political' (Page 1 of 2) | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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PM announces the establishment of the Office of Religious Freedom - Prime Minister of Canada

PM announces the establishment of the Office of Religious Freedom - Prime Minister of Canada | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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At Stanford, Clinical Training for Defense of Religious Liberty - New York Times

At Stanford, Clinical Training for Defense of Religious Liberty - New York Times | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
At Stanford, Clinical Training for Defense of Religious Liberty
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Edward Leigh's Bill to put religious conscience opt-out into Equality Act is ... - National Secular Society (blog)

Edward Leigh's Bill to put religious conscience opt-out into Equality Act is ... - National Secular Society (blog) | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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Edward Leigh's Bill to put religious conscience opt-out into Equality Act is ...
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... "conscientious" seems to be code for "objection on grounds of religious conscience".
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Battle over Springfield church heads back to court | wwlp.com

Battle over Springfield church heads back to court | wwlp.com | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The legal battle between the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield and the city over a shuttered church is headed back to court.
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Separate politics from religion, Kufuor, Atiku, Mark tell politicians

Separate politics from religion, Kufuor, Atiku, Mark tell politicians | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Former President of Ghana, Mr. John Kufuor, and other eminent leaders yesterday, called for urgent steps to separate religion from politics to stem the current security challenges in Nigeria in particular and Africa in general.
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allAfrica.com: Nigeria: Mark Warns Against Abuse of Religion (Page 1 of 2)

allAfrica.com: Nigeria: Mark Warns Against Abuse of Religion (Page 1 of 2) | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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Religion to lose protected status

Religion to lose protected status | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
RELIGIOUS organisations running schools, health and aged-care services face losing key exemptions to Labor's new anti-discrimination laws under recommendations that could see them sued by people who disagree with church ethos.
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Illinois court shoots down religious contraceptive appeal

Religious leaders were recently dealt a blow in their ongoing fight against contraceptive laws when the state of Illinois shot down an attempt by six Catholic organizations to appeal the regulation that requires insurance coverage for...
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allAfrica.com: Kenya: Kibaki, Raila Attend Burial of Kiambu Church Leader

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allAfrica.com: Kenya: Lobbies Warn Muslims Aganst Backing Politicians

allAfrica.com: Kenya: Lobbies Warn Muslims Aganst Backing Politicians | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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Iran Confiscates Buddha Statues As Symbols Of 'Cultural Invasion'

Iran Confiscates Buddha Statues As Symbols Of 'Cultural Invasion' | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
TEHRAN, Iran -- Buddha statues have joined Barbie dolls and characters from "The Simpsons" TV cartoon as banned items in the conservative Muslim nation.
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Ukrainian-Catholic to lead government's new religious freedom office

Ukrainian-Catholic to lead government's new religious freedom office | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Ukrainian-Catholic to lead government's new religious freedom office
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PM Harper To Unveil Canada’s Office Of Religious Freedom

PM Harper To Unveil Canada’s Office Of Religious Freedom | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Prime Minister Stephen Harper will inaugurate the long-awaited Canadian Office of Religious Freedom and announce the first religious freedom ambassador Tuesday.
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Where Freedom of Religion Becomes Problematic

Where Freedom of Religion Becomes Problematic | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Jim Rigby explores the problems with defining some belief systems as religion while calling others superstitions.
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Saudi religious police told to curb their enthusiasm as new law curtails powers - Al-Bawaba

Saudi religious police told to curb their enthusiasm as new law curtails powers - Al-Bawaba | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Saudi religious police told to curb their enthusiasm as new law curtails powers Al-Bawaba Al-Asheikh thanked Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah and Crown Prince Salman for their support to the organization to play a vital role in the...
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