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Editorial: What state neutrality means

The Supreme Court of Canada ruled unanimously this week that Saguenay city council, by starting its meetings with a prayer and the sign of the cross, was violating its duty of state neutrality and infringing on the freedom of conscience of members of minority religions and non-believers. 509 more words


Another appalling prosecution of journalists in Turkey

It didn’t take long.  After yesterday’s good news in the trial of Dutch journalist Fréderike Geerdink, in which the prosecutor moved for acquittal, came news from Istanbul that… 427 more words


Religious Freedom and Homosexuality

Indiana has taken a huge amount of heat over its attempt to enact its own Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Similar to what happened here in Arizona, people started yelling discrimination, often without any respect for religious liberties. 448 more words

Politics Monday

Should a Christian baker bake two cakes instead?

“And if anyone forces you to go one mile, go with him two miles.”

Matthew 5:41 (ESV)

The above passage has recently been used to…

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Religion - To practice or not, to disclose or not - My Choice!

A casual query posed by my teacher at my law school has resulted in this detailed post. Simply put, the query was whether the freedom of religion under Article 25 of our Constitution includes freedom not to practice any religion? 2,101 more words

The Right to be Wrong

by Derek Edwards

The following article is on a Hot Button Topic. Thus the Edwards Edition Special Case Comment Policy is in force. It is requested that you read the entire post before commenting. 785 more words