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Cameroon: End impunity for grave human rights violations

Cameroon: End impunity for grave human rights violations | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
People in Cameroon are being subjected to a raft of abuses including unlawful killings and torture as the authorities seek to use the criminal justice system to clamp down on political opponents, human rights defenders and ...
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Disengaging church and state - Religion News Service

Disengaging church and state - Religion News Service | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Religion News Service Disengaging church and state Religion News Service As Eric Garcia-McKinley points out on his Everyday Historian blog (h/t Paul Harvey), church authorities decried this change in the Prussian state's definition of marriage as...
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The role of religion in Israeli politics, and the peace question - Vatican Insider

The role of religion in Israeli politics, and the peace question - Vatican Insider | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
RT @VaticanInsider: The role of religion in Israeli politics, and the peace question http://t.co/BzQz6dq0
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Hobby Lobby: Standing Up for Religious Freedom

Hobby Lobby: Standing Up for Religious Freedom | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
The Christian-owned arts-and-crafts chain Hobby Lobby faces steep fines for refusing to comply with the Obamacare mandate requiring employers to provide contraceptives and abortion-inducing drugs in their health insurance plans.
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Church and State: Where Catholic Beliefs and Public Needs Collide - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Church and State: Where Catholic Beliefs and Public Needs Collide - SPIEGEL ONLINE | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Rape victims are being turned away, and divorced employees are losing their jobs. Catholic hospitals, kindergartens and nursing homes -- which are primarily tax-funded -- are causing problems for Germany's social welfare state.
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Freedom and Chaos - Acton Institute (blog)

Freedom and Chaos - Acton Institute (blog) | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Freedom and Chaos
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Freedom is a word that can mean dramatically different things to different people in different settings.
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No Accommodations Allowed: The Rights of Conscience and the European Court of Human Rights | Online Library of Law and Liberty

No Accommodations Allowed: The Rights of Conscience and the European Court of Human Rights | Online Library of Law and Liberty | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
On Tuesday January 15, the European Court of Human Rights delivered a long awaited judgement.
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Stephen Goldstein: Religion poisons political discussions

Stephen Goldstein: Religion poisons political discussions | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
 Religion is at war with the state in America. Zealously, sectarian organizations have breached our historic separation between church and state, upsetting the delicate balance that is a founding, constitutional principle of the nation.
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Persecution Overshadows Cuban Leader's Pledge on Religious Freedom - International Christian Concern

Persecution Overshadows Cuban Leader's Pledge on Religious Freedom - International Christian Concern | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Persecution Overshadows Cuban Leader's Pledge on Religious Freedom
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01/17/2013 Washington D.C.
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Long-awaited office of religious freedom coming soon – again - Politics - CBC News

Long-awaited office of religious freedom coming soon – again - Politics - CBC News | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird is signalling that his long-promised, much-anticipated office of religious freedom is set to be unveiled in the coming weeks.
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Obama Criticizes NDAA Conscience Clause Exempting Chaplains ...

Obama Criticizes NDAA Conscience Clause Exempting Chaplains ... | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Washington, D.C. -- Barack Obama signed into law the 2013 version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) this week, calling the included Conscience.
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Mirror of Justice: Law and Religion -- and Harold Berman

Mirror of Justice: Law and Religion -- and Harold Berman | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Educated at Dartmouth College, the London School of Economics, and Yale University, he cultivated from his earliest scholarly days an interest in Western legal history that grew into the discipline of law and religion, now a ...
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Azerbaijan - Human Rights Watch

Azerbaijan - Human Rights Watch | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
(Strasbourg, January 24, 2013) – Azerbaijan's leadership should take to heart and act on the clear message sent by one of Europe's foremost human rights bodies about the urgent need for rights reform, Human Rights Watch ...
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Cite: Balázs, The Conflict of Conscience and Law in a Jewish State ...

Cite: Balázs, The Conflict of Conscience and Law in a Jewish State ... | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
“The Conflict of Conscience and Law in a Jewish State.” Shofar 31.2 (2013):118-136. -. URL: http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/shofar/v031/31.2.feldheim.html. -. Abstract. Founded in 1998, the Mehadrin bus lines adhere to strict ...
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Mirror of Justice: "The Competing Claims of Law and Religion"

Mirror of Justice: "The Competing Claims of Law and Religion" | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Derek Muller, reports at Prawfsblawg, the various papers presented last winter at Pepperdine at an outstanding law-and-religion conference have been published by the Pepperdine Law Review. (Go to Derek's post for a list of ...
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Separation of Church and State, Disaster Edition

Separation of Church and State, Disaster Edition | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
In The Wall Street Journal's Houses of Worship column, Avi Schick writes that the government is reluctant to fix religious institutions—so will Sandy aid be forthcoming?
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Implementing International Human Rights in National Legislation

Implementing International Human Rights in National Legislation | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Implementing International Human Rights in National Legislation, 978-3-659-31703-3, This book specifically appraises Uganda’s national legislation concerning freedom of religion in the context of the general implementation of international human...
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America Must Protect Religious Freedom Abroad - AINA (press release)

America Must Protect Religious Freedom Abroad
AINA (press release)
Raised in Wisconsin as an American Muslim, I learned that my faith was best served by a nation founded in liberty with a Constitution that guaranteed genuine religious freedom.
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The Political Valence of Religious Liberty - Commonweal (blog)

The Political Valence of Religious Liberty - Commonweal (blog) | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
The Political Valence of Religious Liberty Commonweal (blog) This article in today's Times — announcing a religious freedom clinic at Stanford Law School (co-sponsored with the Templeton Foundation and the Becket fund) — seriously rubbed me the...
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Is the GC the Conscience of the Company? Maybe Not

Is the GC the Conscience of the Company? Maybe Not | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
IBM's general counsel Robert Weber explains why in-house lawyers aren't (and shouldn't be) the conscience of their companies. (Tweeting 2 articles and a comment, first article: Is the GC the Conscience of the Company?
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Religion, Politics and Charity - 10 Reasons to Fundraise for Conflict Zones ... - Huffington Post UK (blog)

Religion, Politics and Charity - 10 Reasons to Fundraise for Conflict Zones ... - Huffington Post UK (blog) | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Religion, Politics and Charity - 10 Reasons to Fundraise for Conflict Zones ...
Huffington Post UK (blog)
People at times are reluctant to part-take in fundraising to help those in conflict zones often because of political or religious implications.
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Most Americans Think Religious Freedom Fast Declining in US - Christian Post

Most Americans Think Religious Freedom Fast Declining in US - Christian Post | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Christian Post Most Americans Think Religious Freedom Fast Declining in US Christian Post Millions of American adults, particularly Protestants and evangelicals, feel religious freedoms have grown worse in the last decade in the United States, and...
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Russian Orthodox urge Kremlin restraint in new law punishing ...

Russian Orthodox urge Kremlin restraint in new law punishing ... | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Patriarch Kirill, the head of Russia's Orthodox church and a long-term ally of President Vladimir Putin, on Sunday urged the Kremlin to be moderate in new legislation seeking stricter punishment for religious offences.
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