Tag: Separation of Church and State

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    According to the majority, the Christian Legal Society is not entitled to a “preferential exemption.” But according to the dissent, the Court’s decision in Christian Legal Society v Martinez is “a serious setback for freedom of expression.” More

    July 2, 2010 | Comments (7)

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    The fight is not over whether faith groups are subject to the law, says the president of the Institutional Religious Freedom Alliance, “because they are subject to whatever the law is, which in many cases makes this exception for them. The question is should this exception be allowed to continue?” More

    May 28, 2010 | Comments (1)

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    Religion’s role in US foreign policy, gays in the military, and Mennonites and the national anthem were all in the news this past week. More

    February 26, 2010 | Comments (2)

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    “That’s federal public lands,” says plaintiff Frank Buono. “It belongs to everyone, and so it matters to me that the lands held in common by the United States do not become the venues for sectarian religious expressions, even of my own religious expressions.” More

    October 2, 2009 | Comments (40)

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    On September 28, more than 30 pastors around the country defied the Internal Revenue Service rule that clergy may not engage in partisan politicking from their pulpits.

    October 3, 2008 | Comments (4)

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    Rev. C. Welton Gaddy, president of the Interfaith Alliance, says there are dangerous consequences for religion when houses of worship get too political.

    October 3, 2008 | 0 Comments

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    University of Oklahoma political science professor Allen Hertzke compares Mitt Romney’s speech about his Mormon faith to John F. Kennedy’s speech on his Catholic faith nearly half a century ago. More

    December 7, 2007 | 0 Comments

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    While Romney’s speech may go over well with the average American voter, says professor David Davenport, he may have a harder time swaying evangelical conservatives. More

    December 6, 2007 | 0 Comments

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    Mitt Romney gave a powerful speech in which he forcefully defended religious liberty and related his own firm commitment to it. He insisted that no authorities of his church would exert influence on his decisions as president. … More

    December 6, 2007 | 0 Comments

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    “If conservatives were worried about his Mormonism, I think Romney has laid his cards on the table and said to them: ‘Look, don’t worry.'” says Calvin College professor James K.A. Smith. More

    December 6, 2007 | 0 Comments

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