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Apr 11 2020
Religion in the United States
Religion in the United States is diverse with Christianity being the majority religion. Various religious faiths have flourished within the United States. A majority of Americans report that religion plays a very important role in their lives, a proportion unique among developed countries. Freedom of religion in the United States is guaranteed in the First Amendment to the United StatesWikipedia
Mar 26 2023
Summer Camp Guide 2023: Faith-based camps
The camp presents creative and educational activities that explore nature, science, arts, self-esteem and more in a Christian atmosphere. Camp Mountain Chai offers camp sessions throughout the summer to expand the knowledge of and create a love for the Jewish culture, traditions and religion. Young students enroll in Camp Yeladim, where daily activities include water play, crafts, scienceOrange County Register
Mar 23 2023
Bill to fight antisemitism revived in Georgia Senate
The bill defines antisemitism so that it would be included under Georgia’s hate crimes law, which allows harsher criminal penalties against those who target victims on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, sex, national origin, religion, or physical or mental disability. House Bill 144 is similar to the previous antisemitism legislation, House Bill 30, which adopts into state law theAtlanta Journal-Constitution
Mar 23 2023
Lesbian lawmaker asked if she’s a ‘paedophile’ by disgraceful Republican
A Republican lawmaker has come under fire after asking a lesbian fellow politician if she is a paedophile. On Friday (17 March), Rhode Island’s House Committee on State Government and Elections met to discuss a bill that would require all legislation to include an equity impact statement on how it might affect minority groups. During the debate, representative Robert Quattrocchi expressed hisPinkNews
Mar 23 2023
Leaked Emails Show GOP Lawmaker, Anti-Trans Activists Discuss Holy War
Recently leaked emails reveal an alarming coalition of far right-wing extremists, Christian nationalists, anti-trans lobbyists, and elected officials in cahoots, using language rooted in religion to paint Americans at war with the LGBTQ+ community. South Dakota GOP Rep. Fred Deutsch’s emails with anti-trans lobbyists and other legislators about anti-trans policies are so steeped in religiousThe Advocate
May 10 2022
When does life begin? Religions don't agree
In a bill introduced this past week, a Louisiana lawmaker describes human life as "created in the image of God" and seeks to make abortion a homicide from the moment of fertilization – sparking concerns from reproductive rights advocates that such a law would also jeopardize access to contraception and fertility treatments.
Debates around abortion often center around the issue of whenNPR (Online News)
Religion and Faith
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Jul 01 2022
Taliban Splits Emerge Over Religion, Power and Girls’ Schools
Taliban government ministers thought the matter of girls’ education was settled. Schools for girls over sixth grade were set to reopen this past March, after months.
Then the Taliban’s religious council, dominated by ultraconservative clerics, scuttled the plan. Hours before school gates were supposed to reopen, it was announced that they would remain closed. Teenage girls who showed upWall Street Journal (News)
Apr 24 2020
Social Distancing Isn’t a Religion
A sure sign of fanaticism is the inability to make distinctions, in this case between risky and non-risky activities, between places hard hit and places not.
Forgive Jacksonville, Fla., for it has sinned.
The largest city in Florida partly reopened its beaches, and it became something of a national scandal. CNN ran a disapproving segment, and the hashtag #FloridaMorons trended onRich Lowry
Mar 21 2023
Iraq war 20 years on: How invasion plunged country into decades of chaos
The invasion of March 2003 was a catastrophe for Iraq and its people.
More proof of that, measured in broken lives, was at a suspected site of a mass grave in the desert outside Sinjar, not far from the border with Syria.
Survivors of one of Iraq's damaged communities, the Yazidis, looked on as the earth in a marble quarry was excavated. On a wire fence around the site wereBBC News