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Bishop Thomas Paprocki’s Letter in Defense of Marriage | Talpa brusseliensis christiana

Bishop Thomas Paprocki’s Letter in Defense of Marriage | Talpa brusseliensis christiana | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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Why the anti-Muslim ads in New York City were not hate speech – The Express Tribune Blog

Why the anti-Muslim ads in New York City were not hate speech – The Express Tribune Blog | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Speech becomes unacceptable, and even hostile, according to its social, economic, and political context.
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Religion Clause: Lots of Prayer Services Surround Inauguration Today-- Diversity and Controversy

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Iran says American tried to turn children against Islam

Iran says American tried to turn children against Islam | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Iran on Monday accused an Idaho man of trying to entice young people to Christianity and away from the country’s official religion, Islam, the man’s American-based legal team says.
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Christians killed in North Korea

Christians killed in North Korea | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Open Doors has confirmed the death of two Christians in North Korea. According to the ministry that serves persecuted Christians worldwide, one Christian was recently shot while he was on his way...
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The Self-Delusions Of Secular Jews

The Self-Delusions Of Secular Jews | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
These are good, serious and thoughtful people, usually deeply committed to Judaism, who struggle with big religious questions in a way that makes no sense.
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Denmark Queen Forwards Hindu Prayer Request To Danish Parliament Eurasia Review

Denmark Queen Forwards Hindu Prayer Request To Danish Parliament Eurasia Review | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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Obama extols a biblical vision of equality for all in second inaugural - Religion News Service

Obama extols a biblical vision of equality for all in second inaugural - Religion News Service | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
(RNS) A presidential inauguration is by tradition the grandest ritual of America’s civil religion, but President Obama took the oath of office on Monday (Jan.
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Crosses, Undercover Cops and Rocknroll – The Human Rights Roundup

Crosses, Undercover Cops and Rocknroll – The Human Rights Roundup | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Welcome back to the UK Human Rights Roundup, your recommended weekly dose of human rights news. The full list of links can be found here. You can also find our table of human rights cases here and ...
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Canada and the Future of Religious Freedom

Canada and the Future of Religious Freedom | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
The announcement of the creation of an Office of Religious Freedom in the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade has sparked a dynamic public conversation about the role of religion
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Where Do We Go From Here? Remembering the Life and Trials of Martin Luther King Jr.

Where Do We Go From Here? Remembering the Life and Trials of Martin Luther King Jr. | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
My students are often surprised to learn that when Martin Luther King came to Montgomery in the spring of 1954, civil rights activism was not high on his list of priorities.
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Georgia-Backed Scholarships Benefit Schools Barring Gays

Georgia-Backed Scholarships Benefit Schools Barring Gays | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
An increasingly popular tax credit program includes more than 100 religious-based institutions that prohibit gay, lesbian or bisexual students to attend.
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Religion Clause: District Court Extends Bivens To Damage Actions For Free Exercise Violations

Religion Clause: District Court Extends Bivens To Damage Actions For Free Exercise Violations | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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World Religion Day fosters community in Ottawa

World Religion Day fosters community in Ottawa | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
More than 100 people from different faith groups gathered at city hall Sunday afternoon to celebrate World Religion Day. This year marks the 13th anniversary of the event in Ottawa and was hosted by the Ottawa Baha’i Community.
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Pakistan Supreme Court confirms decision to drop blasphemy case

Pakistan Supreme Court confirms decision to drop blasphemy case | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
The Pakistan Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out an appeal to reopen a blasphemy case against a 14-year-old Christian girl, who had been accused of burning verses from the Koran.
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allAfrica.com: Nigeria: Northern Nigeria - The Conflict Within (Page 1 of 3)

allAfrica.com: Nigeria: Northern Nigeria - The Conflict Within (Page 1 of 3) | Law and Religion | Scoop.it

Ethnicity and religion are not predetermined; we are not born, do not possess an innate sense of ethnic or religious affiliation, we become Yoruba, Christian, Hausa or Kataf largely as a factor of geographical, ancestral, and societal influences.

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Pakistan's envoy to US faces potentially deadly blasphemy accusation

Pakistan's envoy to US faces potentially deadly blasphemy accusation | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - A petition accusing Pakistan's ambassador to the United States of committing blasphemy has been filed with the country's Supreme Court.
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‘No varsity based on religion’

‘No varsity based on religion’ | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
The state government will oppose establishing religion-based universities, said Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister S Suresh Kumar. He told reporters here on...
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Eweida et al v United Kingdom: some thoughts on the wider ramifications

Christopher Luff, who has recently completed his LLM at the University of Essex and is currently researching judicial review, has kindly contributed the following guest post. Introduction  (Note: I...
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Dublin parents petition for mixed-religion secondary school

Dublin parents petition for mixed-religion secondary school | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
More than 2,000 people have signed a petition demanding a multi-denominational secondary school in Dublin city, according to campaigners.
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Religion and Law round up – 20th January

Chaplin, Eweida, Ladele and McFarlane: Judgement of European Court of Human Rights With four factually-different cases and two thought-provoking part-dissenting opinions, Tuesday’s judgement offere...
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Godless mom strikes a chord with parents

Godless mom strikes a chord with parents | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
By Daphne Sashin, CNN

Deborah Mitchell remembers the time, when her boys were younger, and another mom asked her about her religious beliefs.

Mitchell was raised Catholic but moved away from religion in her early 20s.
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A Moral Guide to Obama’s Foreign Policy

A Moral Guide to Obama’s Foreign Policy | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Three years ago today, President Obama received the Nobel Peace Prize. The awkward contexts of 2009 that accompanied, if not overshadowed, the award and his Nobel address are worth recalling.
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