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Oct 22 2020
Republicans Were Prepared for Attacks on Barrett’s Religion
In late 2018, after Brian Buescher was nominated to serve as a district judge in Nebraska, Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee grilled him over his membership in the Knights of Columbus, suggesting that his Catholic views made him unfit to serve on the bench.
“Were you aware that the Knights of Columbus opposed a woman’s right to choose when you joined the organization?” SenatorNational Review
Mar 07 2023
'Cares About The Earth And Environment:' East Haven Star Student
EAST HAVEN, CT — Star Students are found in classrooms, on concert and theater stages and at debate lecterns, and out in the community doing good things to make life better for all of us. Here at Patch, we've launched an initiative to help recognize Star Students, and we’re working to tell the stories of these outstanding kids to their neighbors. This submission comes from Barbara RosePatch.com
Mar 22 2023
AllSides News Briefing: March 22, 2023
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Hello! I’m AllSides Managing Editor Henry A. Brechter. It’s Wednesday, March 22, 2023. Here’s your AllSides balanced briefing for today.
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Mar 06 2023
US Supreme Court Dodges Florida City's Challenge to Atheist Suit
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a Florida city's bid to fend off a lawsuit by atheists accusing officials of violating constitutional limits on government involvement in religion by staging a prayer vigil following gun violence that wounded three children. The justices turned away an appeal by the city of Ocala of a lower court's ruling endorsing the right of the plaintiffs,Newsmax (News)
Mar 06 2023
Supreme Court declines to hear Florida city’s challenge to atheists
The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a Florida city’s appeal to immediately repel a lawsuit from atheists who contend the city unconstitutionally promoted a prayer vigil following a local shooting spree. Lower courts found that Lucinda Hale and Art Rojas had standing, meaning the legal capacity to sue, as an “offended observer” of the prayer vigil, so they could move ahead with pursuing theirThe Hill
May 20 2020
Should all religions be banned on a global scale?
Humanity has organized itself culturally and socially around different religions for centuries. Religions have had a tremendous influence over morals, social habits and laws, despite there not being a definitive prove of the existence of God.Kialo
Jul 30 2016
Supreme Court may be converting on religion
The Supreme Court's defense of religious freedom may be on the decline.
Still reeling from the death of its most devout justice, Antonin Scalia, the high court has put preventing discrimination above protecting religion in a series of cases over the past year, from same-sex marriage to abortion and contraception.USA TODAY
Jan 17 2022
A Martin Luther King Day Reminder: Religion Matters in Public Life
Today, as we seem so divided by our disagreements, we would do well to remember Reverend King’s words.
These are tough and divisive times. We’ve lived through a pandemic, riots, social unrest, and an often-toxic winner-takes-all political culture. There are those who seek to divide us by race, religion, political tribe, or even vaccination status. Civil disagreement — the quaint notionNational Review
Nov 06 2015
OPINION: The Media's Ignorance of American Religion
I seemingly must rewrite this every election season. As Ben Carson rises and the media is confronted by some mysterious something called a "Seventh Day Adventist," it is time again to explain American Protestantism to the press. It is amazing how the American mainstream media continues to write about American Christianity with complete ignorance regarding its basic terms, history, and beliefsGuest Writer - Right
Mar 01 2023
Red State Passes Bill Aimed At Protecting Religious Liberty
The Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) passed the West Virginia Senate Tuesday and will now head to the governor’s desk in a bid to protect religious Americans from being discriminated against by the government, according to the Associated Press. The bill was introduced by Republican state Del. Jonathan Pinson in January as an effort to prevent the government from “substantially burden[The Daily Caller