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No religious discrimination where school has optional clause in creed

A recent interesting decision in the State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia deals with the question whether it is “religious discrimination” for a school to ask students to recite a fortnightly “school creed” containing an optional line mentioning God. 1,535 more words

Freedom Of Religion

TX HB 3859: Codifying Religious Discrimination?

Two days ago Texas passed HB 3859, “relating to protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers.” This bill is being panned as “patently discriminatory” bu the Human Rights Campaign and otehr civil rights groups. 704 more words

Civil Liberties

Texas Gov. Abbott Signs Discrimination into Law! "Religious Refusal" in Adoptions is now Legal!

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed HB 3859 into law today. HB 3859 will allow Texas adoption and foster care agencies to claim religious objection to certain groups, without fear of losing state funding. 406 more words

Know Your Rights

In advance of this week’s Small Stones interview with a civil rights attorney (coming soon!), we’ve been thinking about how much we, personally, know about our individual rights. 708 more words

Final Thoughts on Serial

After listening to the last episode of the podcast Serial by Sarah Koenig, I’m still not completely convinced of Adnan Syed’s guilt or innocence concerning the murder of Hae Min Lee. 1,033 more words

Christian geologist sues Grand Canyon for religious discrimination

Published May 30, 2017

Fox News

Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona

A Christian geologist-turned-creationist, who claimed Grand Canyon National Park denied his request to obtain rocks from the Park based on his religious beliefs, is suing on grounds of alleged religious discrimination. 378 more words

United States

“Create a wilderness and call it peace.” Tacitus (adapted)

I was very sad to learn of the death of Bishop David Thomas. I felt I had a true friend in him. I never had the privilege of meeting him but I knew he read this blog and enjoyed it. 577 more words