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Mayor Michael Bloomberg gave a very thoughtful and moving speech today in support of the ...
by Gary Norton
Comment Count 246 comments on Tue Aug 03, 2010 at 01:56 PM PDT with 399 Recommends
St. Ann's, left. ( Google street view ) ...
by Scott Wooledge
Comment Count 427 comments on Wed Feb 29, 2012 at 08:56 AM PST with 294 Recommends
Hobby Lobby's "religious values" don't extend to objecting to "family planning" and forced abortions in China. David Green, the owner of Hobby Lobby ,
by Armando
Comment Count 144 comments on Mon Dec 02, 2013 at 10:16 AM PST with 268 Recommends
I've never done a "breaking" story, but this one comes almost wholly from Al Jazeera . The detainees' lawyers said courts have previously concluded that Guantanamo detainees do not have "religious ...
by The Geogre
Comment Count 148 comments on Sun Jul 06, 2014 at 06:17 AM PDT with 225 Recommends
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D, NY-18) was sworn into the House this week. His partner Randy Florke to his right, surrounded by their kids and Speaker Boehner. The nationally syndicated column of ...
by Scott Wooledge
Comment Count 150 comments on Sun Jan 06, 2013 at 03:00 PM PST with 129 Recommends
The Satanic Temple begins legal aid fund to offer exemptions against, and actively challenge, arbitrary, insulting, and outright harmful anti-abortion legislation. The Satanic Temple (TST), ...
by Doug Mesner
Comment Count 49 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 07:34 AM PDT with 121 Recommends
To hear the best and the brightest of the conservative movement tell it, Americans' freedom of religion is in dire peril. At Liberty University in April, Republican Texas Sen.
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 230 comments on Sun Jun 29, 2014 at 07:20 AM PDT with 112 Recommends
Over the past few years, two topics have come to dominate the discourse about religion in America. The implementation of the Affordable Care Act and especially the rapid acceptance of marriage ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 120 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 07:30 AM PDT with 87 Recommends
Waaaaaaaaaaah! Religious liberty! The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) have issued the following statement: The Catholic bishops have long supported access to life-affirming ...
by Armando
Comment Count 284 comments on Sat Feb 11, 2012 at 11:15 AM PST with 73 Recommends
Indiana Governor Mike Pence is not the first Republican ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 42 comments on Sun Mar 29, 2015 at 12:56 PM PDT with 66 Recommends
The remarkable and growing alliance between conservative Catholicism and protestant evangelicalism was on prominent display at a recent event at the Vatican. My colleague at Political Research ...
by Frederick Clarkson
Comment Count 74 comments on Fri Nov 28, 2014 at 07:42 PM PST with 58 Recommends
[Mitt Romney, 8/10/2010 http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensmith/0810/2012ers_on_the_mosque.html] (via spokesperson): The wishes of the families of the deceased and the potential for ...
by jethropalerobber
Comment Count 28 comments on Thu Aug 19, 2010 at 10:00 AM PDT with 56 Recommends
Every year on January 16, the United States marks Religious Freedom Day . Coming as it does in the immediate wake of the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris, the timing could not be better for ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Jan 16, 2015 at 06:37 PM PST with 54 Recommends
The Washington Times reports that the ACLU has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Council of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) because it's been denying reproductive medical care ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 09:56 AM PDT with 50 Recommends
Jerry Boykin has a grotesque conception of Jesus Christ. Most (non-fundamentalist) Christians practice their faith in a manner that holds aloft the treasured values of love, peace, and good will ...
by Mikey Weinstein
Comment Count 32 comments on Tue Mar 04, 2014 at 03:59 PM PST with 50 Recommends
After corporations got free speech rights with Citizens United , they're now on their way to getting freedom of religion.  With ...
by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 84 comments on Fri Mar 28, 2014 at 06:50 AM PDT with 49 Recommends
Today, the Supreme Court upheld Hobby Lobby’s alleged ‘Right’ to eliminate the civil Rights of their employees based on trumped-up religious grounds. The decision was 5-4. Justice Alito wrote ...
by BarryWolk
Comment Count 83 comments on Mon Jun 30, 2014 at 07:28 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
Thankfully, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer just vetoed the "religious freedom" bill that would've given people carte blanche to discriminate against gay people (and others, for that matter).  The ...
by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 51 comments on Fri Feb 28, 2014 at 06:50 AM PST with 43 Recommends
Left - Michael L. "Mikey" Weinstein, Founder and President, Military Religious Freedom Foundation; Right - General Mark A. Welsh III, Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force General Mark A. Welsh ...
by Mikey Weinstein
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri May 30, 2014 at 10:22 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
As same-sex marriage ceremonies commenced in Florida this week, so did the GOP's torturous 2016 dance with LGBT issues this election season. Sen. Marco Rubio's team was keen to share some forward-...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 51 comments on Fri Jan 09, 2015 at 08:16 AM PST with 39 Recommends