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Religious Freedom

  1. politics
    Pastor Andrew Brunson’s Release Reveals Trump’s Religious Freedom PrioritiesFreeing the American pastor imprisoned in Turkey became a cause among the Christian right, and another way for Trump to prove himself to Evangelicals.
  2. Good News for Kansas: Governor Brownback to Be Confirmed for AmbassadorshipRelief is in sight for Kansas.
  3. Trump Executive Order Aims to Relax Ban on Political Activity by ChurchesThe move is a symbolic victory for Christian conservatives, but it wouldn’t actually change the law.
  4. Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Rope-a-Dope Act With Democratic SenatorsThe SCOTUS nominee avoids saying anything controversial, frustrating his opposition.
  5. lgbtq issues
    Kentucky Just Passed a Law That Allows LGBTQ Discrimination in SchoolsThe “religious freedom” law could bar LGBTQ students from joining student groups.
  6. Indiana Rethinks Religious-Freedom Law After Losing Wilco ConcertState lawmakers unveil a fix. 
  7. World Religions Unite to Defeat Teen Mall BrandAbercrombie & Fitch’s “looks policy” strikes again.
  8. Mississippi Passes Religious Freedom Bill; Anti-Gay Activists ThrilledCivil-rights groups worry it could be a cover for discrimination.
  9. Obama’s Contraception Rule Has Republicans Remembering Social IssuesGOP candidates and Catholic leaders appreciate the opening to battle the administration on a social issue.
  10. Will the NYPD Allow Officers to Wear a Full Turban on the Job?A Queens councilman says their current policy discriminates against Sikhs.