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Constitutional Rights Under Attack in Georgia Police Deny Street Permit for Annual Vigil at Ft. Benning

Editor’s Note: Central New York has a long relationship with supporting the School of the America’s Annual Vigil through a local chapter of the School of the America’s Watch known as “The Central New York SOA Abolitionists”. 558 more words

Media Advisory

Another Brick in the Wall

Celina Durgan reports at NRO that the Secular Coalition of America is asking folks to knit bricks to show their outrage over the Supreme Court’s… 100 more words

Politics

A busy couple of weeks

It has been a very busy few weeks, both at work and within SPJ. A quick catch-up that won’t do justice to any of the items. 320 more words

First Amendment

DeGirolami Reviews Smith, The Rise and Decline of American Religious Freedom

Professor Marc DeGirolami has a new review of Professor Steven D. Smith’s recent book, The Rise and Decline of American Religious Freedom (HUP 2014).

First Amendment

My Review of Steve Smith's Rise and Decline of American Religious Freedom

I’ve got a review of Steve’s book over at The University Bookman. A bit from the beginning:

In legal scholarship, as in any literature, style matters as much as content. 335 more words

Scholarship Roundup

Liberals Make 'Profit' a Dirty Word

By Stephen L. Carter – The only reasonable interpretation is that the fundraisers believe — or believe that their targets believe — that there is something wrong with profit, that the proprietors of a for-profit firm are less admirable than those who run companies pursuing other goals. 41 more words

United States

Take THAT, Xristian Xrazies!

Livewire tells us…

President Barack Obama signed an executive order on Monday that prohibits federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT people.

It did not include any broad religious exemption for religious employers, which had been sought by religious leaders in the wake of the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision.

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