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Gay marriage would 'force Queen to break sovereign promise' - Telegraph

Legalising gay marriage could force the Queen to break a sovereign promise, a former senior bishop has said.
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What's Really Fueling The Turkish Protests?

What's Really Fueling The Turkish Protests? | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Ostensibly, the protests rocking Istanbul now are over the government's plans to raze one of the city's remaining parks to build new commercial properties.

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Archbishop of Canterbury: gay marriage bill will undermine family life

Archbishop of Canterbury: gay marriage bill will undermine family life | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Speaking in House of Lords debate, Justin Welby says law will undermine marriage as basis for rearing children
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Tony Blair: Woolwich attack shows there is a problem 'within Islam' - Telegraph

Tony Blair: Woolwich attack shows there is a problem 'within Islam' - Telegraph | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Tony Blair has warned that there is a problem "within Islam" as he described the ideology behind incidents like the Woolwich terror attack as "profound and dangerous".
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Church, state and tax receipts

Church, state and tax receipts | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
A couple of weeks ago, before the offering was taken at my church, the worship leader invited the co... - Faith - Winnipeg Free Press.
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Religious Freedom: A Civil-Rights Issue

Religious Freedom: A Civil-Rights Issue | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Our friend (and frequent Corner contributor) Peter Kirsanow serves on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, which recently turned its focus to religious freedom in the United States.
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Religion Clause: Federal Court Dismisses Christian School's Attempt To Enjoin Teachers From Suing For Discrimination

Religion Clause: Federal Court Dismisses Christian School's Attempt To Enjoin Teachers From Suing For Discrimination | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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Court orders release of additional priest files

Court orders release of additional priest files | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Records from more than 50 religious orders will be made public by Sept. 10. The files were part of litigation already settled by the Los Angeles Archdiocese.
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Culture Watch: Obamacare’s Liberty-Crushing Mandate in Court

Culture Watch: Obamacare’s Liberty-Crushing Mandate in Court | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Liberty and ethics are not compatible with Obamacare! LIKE this post, raise your voice
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Davidson bylaw on religion faces scrutiny

Davidson bylaw on religion faces scrutiny | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Some Davidson College students and faculty are pushing the school to drop a bylaw that requires the school’s president to be a Presbyterian.
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Christians should prepare for further job discrimination following this week’s European Court ruling | LifeSiteNews.com

Christians should prepare for further job discrimination following this week’s European Court ruling | LifeSiteNews.com | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Two British Christians who refused to act contrary to conscience have lost their legal battle at the European court of human rights in a move tha...
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Anjem Choudary controversy sparks debate over TV censorship

Anjem Choudary controversy sparks debate over TV censorship | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Anti-terror law reviewer David Anderson QC says broadcasters should decide whether to show radicals on their channels
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Rejection of religious discrimination claims raise fears of 'exclusion of Christians' - Telegraph

Rejection of religious discrimination claims raise fears of 'exclusion of Christians' - Telegraph | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Religious leaders and campaigners said the rejection of religious discrimination claims by three Christians will have a ‘chilling effect’ on people’s right to their beliefs and raised concerns about the future persecution of Christians.
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King Henry VIII was never a Protestant – Telegraph Blogs

King Henry VIII was never a Protestant – Telegraph Blogs | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
In her interesting and informative article on the Coronation, Dr Eliza Filby, Lecturer in Modern History at King’s College, London, rather oddly described Henry VIII as “the Protestant warrior-king”.
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Turkey's Secular Backlash :: Gatestone Institute

Champagne corks are not popping in Turkey. On the contrary, Turkey took one more step on May 24 towards becoming an Islamic republic.
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Religion in Europe, also in crisis

Religion in Europe, also in crisis | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
European leaders reach out to religion, but churches struggle with waning numbers.
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Ethan and Alex's curator insight, February 6, 2014 12:21 PM

This shows Religion in Europe. It talks about how the church's are beginning to struggle.

Rebecca!Morgan Geography's curator insight, February 7, 2014 1:06 PM

This article falls under the religion section-it explains the sudden decrease of religious faith and church attendance in Europe.

~Morgan

Jenny & Marc's curator insight, February 10, 2014 8:12 PM

Religion- I chose this article because it talks about the dramatic decrease in believers of God in the European Union.

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Defamatory Tweets, Legal Aid Armageddon and Burkha Bans – The Human Rights Roundup

Defamatory Tweets, Legal Aid Armageddon and Burkha Bans  – The Human Rights Roundup | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Welcome back to the UK Human Rights Roundup, your regular chocolate selection box of human rights news. The full list of links can be found here. You can also find our table of human rights cases h...
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Rejection of religious discrimination claims raise fears of 'exclusion of Christians' - Telegraph

Rejection of religious discrimination claims raise fears of 'exclusion of Christians' - Telegraph | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Religious leaders and campaigners said the rejection of religious discrimination claims by three Christians will have a ‘chilling effect’ on people’s right to their beliefs and raised concerns about the future persecution of Christians.
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Americans see religion in decline yet want more of it. What's up with that?

Americans see religion in decline yet want more of it. What's up with that? | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
A Gallup poll shows people see less religious influence today, but they also say America would be better with more religion. Such attitudes reflect the social times more than personal faith. They also point to religion's endurance.
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California Senate votes to revoke Boy Scouts' nonprofit status | State | SanLuisObispo.com

California Senate votes to revoke Boy Scouts' nonprofit status | State | SanLuisObispo.com | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Even as the Boy Scouts of America moves to allow gay youths to join its troops, the California Senate on Wednesday passed a bill that would revoke the organization's nonprofit status because it does not permit the participation of openly gay adults.
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Want to move up at work? Be a true believer

Want to move up at work? Be a true believer | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
A recently published BYU business study finds that employees who are “true believers” in the mission of their organization are more likely to increase in status and influence than non-believers.
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Is Religion An Essential Driver Of Economic Growth?

Is Religion An Essential Driver Of Economic Growth? | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
There are certain social preconditions to economic development.
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Italian government official: anti-Christian laws in 15 European nations : News Headlines

Italian government official: anti-Christian laws in 15 European nations : News Headlines | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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70 percent of Spaniards reject new plans for religion classes in schools

70 percent of Spaniards reject new plans for religion classes in schools | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Critics see PP’s reforms as serving the Church’s interests, not society’s
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After Woolwich, don't ban hate speech, counter it. Hate it, too

After Woolwich, don't ban hate speech, counter it. Hate it, too | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Timothy Garton Ash: Facing Islamist violence, the British home secretary, like her counterparts in Europe, wrongly reaches for censorship
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