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First of All Our Laws

Starting with the Reference re Alberta Statutes, SCR 100, but mostly in the 1950s, the Supreme Court of Canada issued a series of decisions which came to be known as upholding an “implied bill of rights” in the Canada. 1,600 more words


Back to School, Back to Discrimination for LGBT Students and Teachers

This week marks the start of the school year for the majority of Australian students, with NSW, South Australia, the ACT and Northern Territory returning today, Victoria tomorrow and Western Australia on Wednesday. 5,163 more words


Munoz: The Founders and the Natural Right of Religious Free Exercise: A Response

This past autumn, we hosted an online symposium on Vincent Phillip Muñoz‘s new article, “Two Concepts of Religious Liberty.” In this post, Professor Muñoz responds to the comments of the symposium’s participants:  3,183 more words

Free Exercise Clause

5 Developments in Religion and Law since Law Meets Gospel started

Five years ago, I set out to try my hand at blogging about legal and related issues that religious groups face. I sought to help faith communities improve their grasp of the rules that govern them, organize themselves, and feel comfortable contacting a lawyer for help. 912 more words

Faith Tabernacle Congregation church

The Faith Tabernacle Congregation church and their church run school were part of a large measles outbreak in Philadelphia, in which the church saw 486 cases of measles and 6 deaths among their members. 166 more words

History Of Vaccines

Victoria's Equal Opportunity Amendment (Religious Exceptions) Bill 2016

Update: 15 January 2017

Unfortunately, this legislation was voted down by the Victorian Legislative Council on 6 December 2016.

As reported by The Age here… 1,495 more words