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In Birth Control Debate, Religious Beliefs Don't Trump Rights

In Birth Control Debate, Religious Beliefs Don't Trump Rights | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
The question of whether employees in church-affiliated organizations should receive contraceptive benefits is not a moral issue. It's a civil rights issue.
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Tim Kaine splits with Obama administration on birth control rule

Tim Kaine splits with Obama administration on birth control rule | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Tim Kaine says the White House “made a bad decision” that impacts religious groups.
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Can a Candidate Be Too Religious? | Psychology Today

Can a Candidate Be Too Religious? | Psychology Today | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Though it's rarely said, Americans are uneasy with religious politicians By David Niose...
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Twitter Boycott Planned To Protest Twitter's Censorship Plan

Twitter Boycott Planned To Protest Twitter's Censorship Plan | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Twitterers have a message: Tomorrow, turn off the tweets.
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2012 GOP Presidential Candidates on Evolution

2012 GOP Presidential Candidates on Evolution | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
A look at how the major 2012 republican presidential candidates view evolution and evolution education.
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Indiana Republicans Introduce Bill To Allow ‘The Lord’s Prayer’ To Be Required By Schools

Indiana Republicans Introduce Bill To Allow ‘The Lord’s Prayer’ To Be Required By Schools | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Which part of 'make no law respecting an establishment of religion' is not clear?
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Reversing JFK: Santorum’s bid to marry faith and politics – CNN Belief Blog - CNN.com Blogs

Reversing JFK: Santorum’s bid to marry faith and politics – CNN Belief Blog - CNN.com Blogs | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Editor’s note: This is part of an occasional series of stories looking at the faith of the leading 2012 presidential candidates, including Mitt Romney, Rick Perry and Newt Gingrich.
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Should Christians Ask: Who Would Jesus Vote For?

Should Christians Ask:  Who Would Jesus Vote For? | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Good Christians should be good citizens. But being a good citizen (or good government official) does not require being a good Christian.
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Separation of Church and State? Not on the 2012 Campaign Trial

Separation of Church and State? Not on the 2012 Campaign Trial | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Below is today's column in the Washington Post (Sunday) exploring the growing infusion of religious pitches and policies in the presidential campaign. With the anniversary this week of the Danbury...
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Michele Bachmann Meets Young LGBT Activist Elijah At Book Signing (VIDEO)

Michele Bachmann Meets Young LGBT Activist Elijah At Book Signing (VIDEO) | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Michele Bachmann was left speechless after an awkward encounter with a young activist named Elijah at a South Carolina book signing.
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Should animals be stunned before slaughter?

Should animals be stunned before slaughter? | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Animal welfare and religious freedom are at the heart of a debate over moves to restrict the slaughter of conscious animals.
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We don’t need politicians who trumpet their belief in God (Donald Kaul column)

We don’t need politicians who trumpet their belief in God (Donald Kaul column) | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
You can tell politicians are getting nervous. They’re playing
the “In God We Trust” card again.
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Jon Stewart Report On "In God We Trust" Motto Vote - Think Atheist

Jon Stewart Report On "In God We Trust" Motto Vote - Think Atheist | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Congressional Republicans believe that the only thing more important than focusing on jobs is sending Barack Obama a petty, unrelated message on official house…...
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Repeal PA state-sponsored "Year of the Bible"

Repeal PA state-sponsored "Year of the Bible" | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
I just signed a petition to The Pennsylvania State House: On January 24, 2012, The Pennsylvania House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R.
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Baptist Press - The Obama administration’s abortion rule - News with a Christian Perspective

Baptist Press - The Obama administration’s abortion rule - News with a Christian Perspective | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Southern Baptist News Service...
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Ron Paul on Religion

Here's what Ron Paul has to say about how his religious beliefs affects his decisions as President, his answer shows that it doesn't matter if your religious...
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Newt Gingrich Compares Gay Marriage To Paganism

Newt Gingrich Compares Gay Marriage To Paganism | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Newt Gingrich has three marriages and repeated infidelity under his belt, but that doesn't stop him from sounding off about the sanctity of male-female marriage.
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Rick Santorum-Linked Universal Health Services Facility: Fraud, Assault And Alleged 'Exorcism'

Rick Santorum-Linked Universal Health Services Facility: Fraud, Assault And Alleged 'Exorcism' | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) has become a top-tier candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in recent weeks by appealing to evangelical voters as a man steeped in family values and his Christian faith.
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GINGRICH/ SAME SEX MARRIAGE - Politics - EN - Newspusher

GINGRICH/ SAME SEX MARRIAGE - Politics - EN - Newspusher | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
GINGRICH/ SAME SEX MARRIAGE - Politics - VO/ SOT - EN - Newspusher (GINGRICH/ SAME SEX MARRIAGE http://t.co/NpJjZAIC...)...
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Newt Gingrich's Catholic Conversion Is Part Of A Larger Spiritual Shift In His Life And Politics

Newt Gingrich's Catholic Conversion Is Part Of A Larger Spiritual Shift In His Life And Politics | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
As former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich's star continues to rise ahead of GOP Republican primaries, he has had less time for what in recent years has become a calming, soothing Sunday tradition: sitting in the pews at the cavernous National...
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‘In God we trust,’ when politically convenient

‘In God we trust,’ when politically convenient | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Such sectarian religious propaganda fails to unite us.
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Direct the US Forest Service to move the devotional Jesus shrine from federal property atop Big Mountain (Montana). | The White House

Direct the US Forest Service to move the devotional Jesus shrine from federal property atop Big Mountain (Montana). | The White House | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
The Administration should enforce the constitutional principle of separation between state and church, by directing the US Forest Service to remove the devotional Jesus shrine on federal property atop Big Mountain in Flathead National Forest.
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