BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In Louisiana, a proposal to strengthen the law against bestiality is facing unexpected opposition from conservative lawmakers who see it as an underhanded move to strike the state's unconstitutional ban on sodomy.
KRAKOW, Poland (RNS) — Swirling around Thursday's annual march are questions about Poles' willingness to grapple with some of their forebears' participation in the Holocaust.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — While few are actually imprisoned under the law, it has been used as a justification for harassment, violence and discrimination against gay people — at the hands of police, but also relatives who believe a gay person shames a family.
(RNS) — Khaled Beydoun develops a framework for understanding Islamophobia through his examinations of its ties to American policy.
WARSAW, Poland (RNS) — The ultimate cause of the current crisis is that Poland has not sufficiently confronted its past.
(RNS) — RNS asked Asma Uddin, a lawyer and scholar specializing in religious liberty, to consider what 2018 will mean for religion.
Take the test and I'll grade it.
(RNS) — It's hard to think of a way to more quickly alienate new neighbors we want to fully buy in to our way of life than to mock and restrict their clothing, writes John G. Stackhouse Jr.
(RNS) 'We're looking for any good signs but the signs he is sending are not good,' Ibrahim Hooper, spokesman for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, said of Trump.
Christianity purports to follow a first-century rabbi who was convicted, jailed, and sentenced to die at the hands of the state beside two other convicted felons. Here's why it matters.
(Reuters) The far-reaching Mississippi law also clears the way for employers to cite religion in determining workplace policies on dress code, grooming and bathroom and locker access.
North Dakota is the only U.S. state that prohibits abortions based on fetal anomalies.
Opponents of the bill argues that these sorts of measures use protection language as a cover for legalizing discrimination of LGBT persons.
(RNS) Groups in favor of the prison’s closure worry that detainees will continue to be held indefinitely, while those opposed say it will harm the nation's security.
WASHINGTON - With eight justices, the court risks deadlock on important issues such as abortion and immigration, not to mention affirmative action, voting rights and public employee unions.
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