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Deseret News
Hannah C. Smith: Governmental neutrality in matters of faithParents of small children know that rubberized playground surfaces prevent scra
Hannah C. Smith: Governmental neutrality in matters of faith
Deseret News / Posted 10 days ago
Parents of small children know that rubberized playground surfaces prevent scraped knees. The state of Missouri discovered another benefit too. Repurposing recycled tires for playground surfaces reduces waste in the environment. Missouri created the... Read more
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The Washington Times
Supreme Court sets date for birth-control mandate showdownA charity of nuns and other religious nonprofits who contested Obamacare’s birt
Supreme Court sets date for birth-control mandate showdown
The Washington Times / Posted 12 days ago
A charity of nuns and other religious nonprofits who contested Obamacare’s birth control rules will plead their case to the Supreme Court on March 23. Oral arguments in the case, Zubik v. Burwell, will mark the fourth time the justices have weighed... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Poll: Christians care less about others' rightsWASHINGTON -- Americans place a higher priority on preserving the religious fre
Poll: Christians care less about others' rights
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
WASHINGTON -- Americans place a higher priority on preserving the religious freedom of Christians than for other faith groups, ranking Muslims as the least deserving of the protections, according to a new survey. Solid majorities said it was... Read more
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The Christian Post
Florida Judge Rejects Atheist Lawsuit Meant to Strip Former Inmate Ministries of Gov't FundsTwo religious ministries who help former inmates with substance abuse issues ca
Florida Judge Rejects Atheist Lawsuit Meant to Strip Former Inmate Ministries of Gov't Funds
The Christian Post / Posted 19 days ago
Two religious ministries who help former inmates with substance abuse issues can continue to receive state funds, ruled a Florida judge who rejected a New York-based atheist group's lawsuit. Circuit Court Judge George Reynolds of the Second Judicial... Read more
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FOX News
Happy Religious Freedom Day: Let's celebrate America's first freedomDid the holidays end too soon for you? Then celebrate one more, this Saturday:
Happy Religious Freedom Day: Let's celebrate America's first freedom
FOX News / Posted 25 days ago
Did the holidays end too soon for you? Then celebrate one more, this Saturday: Religious Freedom Day. Nearly a quarter century ago, Congress established January 16 for honoring America’s first freedom. That day marks the anniversary of revolutionary... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
New precedent: Exception lets Sikh soldier keep beard, shed 'double life'Capt. Simratpal Singh, who was granted a temporary religious accommodation that
New precedent: Exception lets Sikh soldier keep beard, shed 'double life'
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 26 days ago
Capt. Simratpal Singh, who was granted a temporary religious accommodation that allows him to grow his beard and wrap his hair in a turban, at home in Auburn, Wash. But the order is only temporary, lasting for a month while the Army decides whether... Read more
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Acton Commentary
PowerLinksOver two decades ago, Congress declared January 16 as Religious Freedom Day, a
PowerLinks
Acton Commentary / Posted 26 days ago
Over two decades ago, Congress declared January 16 as Religious Freedom Day, a day for honoring America’s first freedom. This Saturday, The Becket Fund launches RFRA Central to celebrate the 230th anniversary of the “Virginia Statute Establishing... Read more
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The Washington Times
U.S. religious freedom to be honoredAs a colonial-era Virginia law upholding religious freedom reaches its 230th an
U.S. religious freedom to be honored
The Washington Times / Posted 27 days ago
As a colonial-era Virginia law upholding religious freedom reaches its 230th anniversary this weekend, traditional values groups are urging Americans to stand up for their rights to live out their beliefs in peace. Federal and state laws like the... Read more
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The Christian Post
207 Congress Members Defend Little Sisters of the Poor in Brief to Supreme Court207 members of Congress, including three Republican presidential candidates, se
207 Congress Members Defend Little Sisters of the Poor in Brief to Supreme Court
The Christian Post / Posted 29 days ago
207 members of Congress, including three Republican presidential candidates, sent a brief to the U.S. Supreme Court arguing that the Obamacare contraceptive mandate violates the religious liberties of the Little Sisters of the Poor and other... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Little Sisters of the Poor to attend President Obama's final State of the Union addressWhen President Barack Obama gives his final State of the Union address tonight,
Little Sisters of the Poor to attend President Obama's final State of the Union address
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 29 days ago
When President Barack Obama gives his final State of the Union address tonight, two Little Sisters of the Poor will be in attendance. The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty first filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of the Little Sisters of the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Poll: Americans believe religious rights most vital for ChristiansFILE - In this Sept. 14, 2015, file photo Rowan County, Ky. Clerk Kim Davis spe
Poll: Americans believe religious rights most vital for Christians
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 1 months ago
FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2015, file photo Rowan County, Ky. Clerk Kim Davis speaks in Morehead, Ky. Americans place a higher priority on preserving the religious freedom of Christians than other faith groups, ranking Muslims as the least deserving of... Read more
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The Christian Post
Little Sisters Ask Supreme Court for Protection From Obama Admin: 'Don't Make Us Pick Between Faith and the Poor'Catholic organization Little Sisters of the Poor pleaded with the U.S. Supreme
Little Sisters Ask Supreme Court for Protection From Obama Admin: 'Don't Make Us Pick Between Faith and the Poor'
The Christian Post / Posted 1 months ago
Catholic organization Little Sisters of the Poor pleaded with the U.S. Supreme Court not to force it to choose between helping the poor and abiding by its faith, when it comes to obiding by the HHS birth control mandate. "As Little Sisters of the... Read more

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