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Aug 28 2023
French Education Minister Gabriel Attal announced on Sunday that France will ban the Islamic garment known as the abaya in schools.
“The school of the Republic was built around strong values, secularism is one of them. … When you enter a classroom, you shouldn’t be able to identify the religion of pupils,” Attal said in an interview with French TV channel TF1.
“I announce that [Politico
Sep 20 2023
Attorney General Merrick Garland will target the narrative that Democrats benefit from a two-tiered justice system in his opening statement before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.
Republicans across the country have pointed to Hunter Biden's case as a prime example of such a system, contrasting his treatment with that of former President Trump. Excerpts of Garland's plannedFox News (Online News)
Jul 05 2023
Ever since the Religious Right achieved prominence in the Republican Party in the early 1980s —much to the dismay of the late conservative Sen. Barry Goldwater (R-Arizona) — far-right Christian fundamentalists and white evangelicals have been claiming that the United States is a "Christian nation." But there is nothing in the U.S. Constitution that gives Christianity priority over any otherAlterNet
Aug 18 2023
The Denver Catholic Archdiocese is suing Colorado’s universal preschool program over the right to exclude LGBTQ+ people since they say it violates their religious beliefs to accept the children of same-sex couples and trans people. The lawsuit, filed on Wednesday, alleges that the Colorado Department of Early Childhood’s requirement that all preschool providers participating in the state’s newLGBTQ Nation
Aug 17 2023
The Denver Catholic Archdiocese filed a lawsuit against the state of Colorado's Department of Early Childhood and Universal Preschool Program on Wednesday, alleging the non-discrimination clause in the state’s universal preschool program violates their First Amendment rights. The diocese and two Denver area Catholic preschools are claiming that the program’s requirement that any participating"USA Today" Contributor
Aug 17 2023
The State of Colorado’s program to fund universal preschool unconstitutionally excludes Catholic preschools that want to participate in the program, according to a lawsuit filed on behalf of two Denver-area parishes and the Archdiocese of Denver. The lawsuit concerns Colorado’s universal preschool program, created in 2022, that offers eligible families at least 15 hours per week of freeCatholic News Agency
Aug 16 2023
An Illinois pastor and 18 others were indicted alongside former President Donald Trump in a case involving alleged interference in Georgia in the 2020 presidential election. According to Religion News Service, a grand jury in Georgia indicted Rev. Stephen Cliffgard Lee, a pastor within the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod denomination and 18 others who "unlawfully conspired and endeavored toChristian Headlines
Aug 04 2023
A Connecticut law eliminating religious exemptions for childhood vaccines is constitutional and legal, according to a federal appeals court. In a Friday ruling, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit dismissed the claim that refusal to accept religious exemptions for vaccinations was unconstitutional. “[I]t is not enough for a law to simply affect religious practice; the lawThe Daily Wire
Aug 02 2023
A federal jury determined Wednesday that the Pittsburgh Tree of Life synagogue shooter should be sentenced to death.
Robert Bowers, the man who killed 11 worshippers and wounded six others in a Pittsburgh synagogue in October 2018, was found guilty on June 16 of all 63 charges against him, CNN reported. The charges included hate crimes resulting in death and obstruction of the freeWashington Examiner
Aug 08 2023
After graduating from Wabash College in 2016 with a degree in religion, Zechariah Banks decided to take a gap year (which ended up being three years) to work in the accounting department at Barnes & Thornburg LLP. Three years later, he applied for law school and started in 2019. During law school, he was a summer associate at Dentons, which hired him full time once he graduated. He’s beenIndianapolis Business Journal