Tag: religious liberty

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    “Supporters of gay marriage say religion should not be used to discriminate against people. Religion should not be an excuse for people not to provide services or do their jobs. But conservative law firms are saying people have a right to stand up for what they believe, and they can’t be forced to act against what they believe.” More

    July 2, 2015 | Comments

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    President Obama hosted a November 1 White House meeting with about 20 US Christian leaders affiliated with the National Council of Churches and its global humanitarian agency, Church World Service.
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    November 2, 2010 | Comments

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    At a press conference this week in Washington, DC, religious leaders gathered to denounce anti-Muslim bigotry and “to promote a culture of mutual respect and the assurance of religious freedom for all.”
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    September 9, 2010 | Comments

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    A recent expansion of the federal hate crimes law “does not suspend the First Amendment,” says New York Times staff writer David Kirkpatrick, “and there’s nobody, I think, on either side of the US Senate or House of Representatives that intends to see preachers locked in jail.” More

    October 30, 2009 | Comments