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Morocco minorities call for religious freedom

19 hours agoNews : The Lookout

Representatives of Morocco's religious minorities on Saturday urged the government to clarify the law on freedom of worship in Morocco, where Islam is the state religion. "The Moroccan state still places barriers when it comes to legal...Show More Summary

'Religious Freedom' Clauses Are Point Of Contention As Australia Crafts Marriage Equality Laws

Australians voted in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage. Now, their lawmakers must decide that that means.

Conservatives Try to Sneak 'Religious Freedom' Into Australia's Marriage Bill

The right is using marriage equality as a Trojan horse for anti-LGBT legislation.

USDA issues guidelines allowing for freedom in the workplace to express religious beliefs

The Department of Agriculture guidelines under the Trump administration do not prohibit the exercise of free speech.

Rabbi Compares Gay Couples To “Space Aliens” At Hate Group’s Rally For Anti-LGBT Colorado Baker [VIDEO]

last weekLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Colorado Times reports: A conservative rabbi speaking at Wednesday’s Religious Freedom rally on behalf of baker Jack Phillips called same-sex couples “an abomination” and justified discrimination against them by comparing them to space aliens who “aren’t human beings.” The rabbi is with the Coalition For Jewish Values. Show More Summary

‘Avalanche’ of opposition forces Canadian gov’t to keep protections for religious services

MPs got an 'avalanche' of emails supporting Canada’s only federal law protecting freedom of worship.

Jumbo: Sacred land or ski resort?

The Canadian Supreme Court ruled unanimously that development in the Qat’muk area would not violate the Ktunaxa’s right to religious freedom, possibly reopening plans to develop the land into a massive ski resort. The post Jumbo: Sacred land or ski resort? appeared first on

Top Indonesia court overturns discriminatory religious law

last weekNews : Trending Now

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's top court has overturned a law that denied recognition and legal rights to followers of indigenous faiths in a surprise advance for religious freedom in the world's most populous Muslim nation.

Why Notre Dame Reversed Course on Contraception

The Catholic university is caught between accommodating a diverse community and defending what it sees as religious freedom.

Notre Dame Reverses Decision to Discontinue Contraceptive Coverage

After some bad press Notre Dame decides this isn't a critical religious freedom issue after all.

If antiabortion groups want to open 'pregnancy centers,' they need to give all information to women

To the editor: There they go again: Antiabortion activists strive to wrap their cause in the subversive cloak of “religious freedom” to deprive all women of their rights to reproductive healthcare. (“Antiabortion pregnancy counseling centers shouldn't get to hide information from women,” editorial,...

Davenport church settles religious freedom lawsuit with city

A church in Davenport that feeds the homeless has agreed to accept an offer of $15,000 from the city to settle a lawsuit that alleged the city, two council members … Click to Continue »

Designers must create invitations tailored for same-sex ‘weddings’: judge

An Arizona county judge upheld a Phoenix ordinance and rejected the business owners' appeal to exercise religious freedom.

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Merkel preaches tolerance, religious freedom at Reformation ceremony

WITTENBERG, Germany (Reuters) - Invoking the spirit of the Reformation, Chancellor Angela Merkel called for religious freedom and tolerance on Tuesday and said Germany should lend extra support to the children of refugees "who have experienced awful things."

Senate panel backs Trump nominee for religious freedom post

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel narrowly approved the nomination of Sam Brownback to be U.S. ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom despite complaints from LGBT rights groups over the Kansas governor's views on same-sex marriage and gender identity.

The Trump Administration Wants to Air its Homophobic Views Out Loud in the SCOTUS Anti-Gay Baker Case

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The Trump administration now wants time to speak in the “religious freedom” case going before the Supreme Court in early December. Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, involving anti-gay Colorado baker and his refusal…...Show More Summary

Upholding Religious Freedom As A Core American Value And Universal Human Right

Today marks the nineteenth anniversary of the landmark International Religious Freedom Act of 1998, which upholds religious freedom as a core American value and a universal human right.  The law calls for the U.S.

Morning Docket: 10.27.17

It looks like Department of Justice will try to have his cake and eat it too. The DOJ is sending Solicitor General Noel Francisco to argue on behalf of the religious freedom of bakers to discriminate against gay people while the government simultaneously argues how imperative it is to keep Muslims out of America. Show More Summary

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