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Garnett, Inazu, and McConnell on FADA and Religious Nonprofits

very interesting comment authored jointly by Rick Garnett, John Inazu, and Michael McConnell on the recently introduced First Amendment Defense Act. A bit:

Today, tens of thousands of religious organizations, and tens of millions of Americans, continue to believe and teach that the proper understanding of marriage is a union of one man and one woman. 735 more words


Balancing Gay Rights and Religious Rights

Gay marriage rights are considered a big win among libertarians, but there are thorny issues on the horizon as LGBT activists contest certain liberties of other groups. 1,320 more words

Reason Magazine

On the need for a theological response to anti-vaxxers

California just became the third state (behind West Virginia and Mississippi, to boot) to eliminate both personal and religious exemptions for childhood vaccinations in light of the  recent Disneyland measles outbreak. 684 more words

Medical Ethics

Mandatory Vaccines Will Not Ease Fears: The Need for Dialogue

By Dallas M. Ducar •

A bill that would make vaccinations a requirement for every child enrolling in public or private schools passed the California Legislature. 1,165 more words


How Anti-Vaxxers Are Hurting People of Faith

Science and religion have not always gotten along—especially when it comes to medicine. If you believe your body is a temple and your faith can keep you well, you don’t take kindly to doctors telling you how to look after yourself and your family. 754 more words

Panel: "Religious Exemptions After Hobby Lobby: Where Do We Go From Here?" (New York, May 14)

The New York City Bar will host a panel discussion, “Religious Exemptions After Hobby Lobby: Where Do We Go From Here?” on Thursday, May 14, 2015. 49 more words

Stephanie Cipolla

CA SB277 on vaccines moves toward disastrous passage

By Jon Rappoport
April 29, 2015

California Senate Bill 277 has passed through the Judiciary Committee, and needs another Committee’s rubber stamp before it arrives on the Senate floor for debate—and what looks like a ride into law. 728 more words