Topics :: freedom of religion

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Church and State :: A History of Religious Intrusion into Government

By William E. Kelly | Sunday May 25, 2014
Were the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution devised as religious decrees to maintain the status quo, or to allow for the inevitable evolution of our democracy without regard to any specific religion?

Christian Preacher Wins Lawsuit Wrongful Arrest

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Apr 1, 2014
A Christian street preacher won over $21,600 after a three-year battle against the Greater Manchester Police, whom he said wrongfully imprisoned him for 19 hours after he allegedly harassed two gay teens via reading scripture.

Miss. Religious-Practices Bill Goes to Negotiation

Friday Mar 28, 2014
Mississippi lawmakers could try to write a final version of a religious-practices bill that has sparked concerns about anti-gay discrimination.

’Next Fall’ a Personal Collaboration for Actor and Director

By Michael Cox | Friday Jan 17, 2014
"Next Fall" may be the most profound and personal collaboration between the actor Kendall Hodder and director Russell Greene. In the play, a tragic accident puts Adam’s feelings about his devoutly religious partner to the test.

Ministers Back Colleagues at Pa. Same-Sex Ceremony

Sunday Nov 10, 2013
About 50 ministers are giving their symbolic support to a colleague facing sanctions from the United Methodist Church by participating in a same-sex wedding ceremony.

New Way to Be Human: A Must Read

By William Kapfer | Sunday Jul 1, 2012
Book review of "A New Way to Be Human: 7 Spiritual Pathways to Becoming Fully Alive!" by Robert Taylor

’GCB’ Gets Bitch-Slapped By Conservatives

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Mar 12, 2012
ABC’s new hit show "GCB" has been slammed by conservatives for its betrayal of Christians. Some groups and politicians are even asking viewers to boycott the program.

Gay UK Dean Threatens to Sue Church of England

By Steve Weinstein | Tuesday Jan 17, 2012
A gay UK dean is threatening to sue the Church of England for being rejected from becoming Bishop of Southwark.

Ku Klux Klan to Rally for Christian Anti-Gay Student

By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Oct 6, 2010
A Christian student at a Georgia university who was ordered to learn more about gays has found new allies willing to stand up for her constitutional rights: the KKK.

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