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The First Amendment separates church from state, but not religion from public life – and it doesn’t require equal time or balanced treatment for all faiths and beliefs.
Freedom to report the news necessarily means the freedom to gather it, and police in Ferguson, Mo., have blatantly tried to stop journalists from doing their jobs.
Amid persecutions of Christians, Muslims and other faiths around the globe, Face to Faith is a beacon of hope.
Supreme Court will look at question of whether threats made in social media can be considered ‘true threats.’
Supreme Court ruling is neither the all-out assault on women’s rights alleged by some on the left nor the major expansion of religious freedom trumpeted by many on the right.
A great man, a great journalist, a great lover of freedom has died, leaving a lasting legacy.
State of the First Amendment survey finds majorities support same-sex health benefits and requiring wedding businesses to serve gay couples, religious beliefs notwithstanding.
U.S. Supreme Court puts an end to bias-based lawsuit challenging permit for construction of an Islamic Center near Murfreesboro.
A student who handed out flyers is charged with religious discrimination for disseminating views critical of a religious group. But wait, there’s more.
Decision in New York case creates confusion for government officials who now must decide when an official legislative or meeting prayer crosses the line into proselytizing or disparaging other religions.
As religious diversity continues to expand in all parts of America, many school and city officials may be forced to decide that the only viable solution is not to close schools on religious holidays.
We can act to inoculate the next generation against the sick and twisted ideology that inspired Frazier Glenn Miller to gun down three innocent people in a fit of rage against the Jews.
The biggest problem with protection laws for student religious expression is the potential for abuse.
‘The mere fact that a dramatic work or pantomime includes a magic trick, or even that a particular illusion is its central feature, does not render it devoid’ of protection, district judge writes.
The issue is fast becoming a shouting match where any concern for the common good is lost in the din of charge and countercharge.