(RNS) — In deciding to allow a Christian cross to stay on a Maryland highway, the court rejected some of the extreme arguments that may have had more far-reaching consequences for the Establishment Clause.
(RNS) — 'Premising our rights on some supernatural benevolence is dangerous,' writes Andrew L. Seidel on the Bill of Rights Day (Dec. 15.)
(RNS) — The organization I lead, Islamic Networks Group, has ample experience to show that increased religious literacy at all levels of society can weaken the foundation that supports discriminatory intent before it becomes policy.
(RNS) — Evangelical Christians in the founding of our republic understood something worth remembering. The flourishing of their communities depended on the extension of religious freedom, not only to minority Protestant dissenters like themselves, but to all.
(AP) The question in the Rowan County case was whether it makes a difference that the prayers were given by the commissioners themselves and whether their invitation for the audience to join them in prayer was coercive.
(RNS) The Muslim prayer room at Hiba Siddiqi's public Texas high school was not only tolerated by her fellow students, it was a tangible lesson in religious tolerance.
(RNS) Plaintiffs argue that the president's executive order amounts to religious discrimination. But whether they'll be able to convince the courts is an open question.
(RNS) The Virginia Statute, authored by Thomas Jefferson in 1777 and shepherded through the Legislature by James Madison in 1786, made the state the first in history to ensure complete religious freedom and equality.
The Founders solved the religion problem by not solving the religious problem, which is why we still have to debate it each year.
(RNS) Some say that when it comes to LGBT issues, there is no middle ground. Not true, says Jennifer A. Marshall: 'the United States was made for this.'
WASHINGTON (RNS) The FADA is just the latest example of a troubling pattern of corruption of the noble concept of the freedom of religion and belief.
SALT LAKE CITY — 'The family is ordained of God and marriage between man and woman is essential to his eternal plan,' said the letter, reaffirming the Mormons' longstanding stance against gay unions.
(RNS) RFRA is being used as a vehicle for institutions and individuals to argue that their faith justifies myriad harms -- to equality, to dignity, to health and to core American values. This is wrong.
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) Arkansas must recognize as lawful some 500 same-sex marriages that were performed during a six-day window in May 2014, a state judge ruled on Tuesday.
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