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Religious Freedom

  1. democracy
    Conservatives Want a ‘Republic’ to Protect PrivilegesMore often than not, those fighting popular majorities are simply defending the power of national, regional, or local oligarchies.
  2. 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.
  3. Good News for Kansas: Governor Brownback to Be Confirmed for AmbassadorshipRelief is in sight for Kansas.
  4. 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.
  5. Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Rope-a-Dope Act With Democratic SenatorsThe SCOTUS nominee avoids saying anything controversial, frustrating his opposition.
  6. lgbtq issues
    Kentucky Just Passed a Law That Allows LGBTQ Discrimination in SchoolsThe “religious freedom” law could bar LGBTQ students from joining student groups.
  7. Indiana Rethinks Religious-Freedom Law After Losing Wilco ConcertState lawmakers unveil a fix. 
  8. World Religions Unite to Defeat Teen Mall BrandAbercrombie & Fitch’s “looks policy” strikes again.
  9. early and awkward
    Mississippi Passes Religious Freedom Bill; Anti-Gay Activists ThrilledCivil-rights groups worry it could be a cover for discrimination.
  10. 2012
    Obama’s Contraception Rule Has Republicans Remembering Social IssuesGOP candidates and Catholic leaders appreciate the opening to battle the administration on a social issue.
  11. nypd
    Will the NYPD Allow Officers to Wear a Full Turban on the Job?A Queens councilman says their current policy discriminates against Sikhs.