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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


Aborted Fetal Tissue

Vaccines do not contain aborted fetal tissue.

Some vaccines are made with fetal embryo fibroblast cells from cell lines that are derived (they can replicate infinitely) from two electively terminated pregnancies in the 1960s. 126 more words

Vaccine Myths

Left, right - The Economist Jul 9th 2016 | NEW YORK | From the print edition

Thirty years ago, progressives embraced religious exemptions. No longer

Progressive protester

ONE day after releasing their final rulings of the term, the justices of the Supreme Court returned for an encore on June 28th. 298 more words

Point Of Interest

Arguments on Religious Exemptions to Nondiscrimination Law

It’s been in the news recently that a few states have (re)issued “Religious Freedom Laws.” The most recent being Mississippi’s¬†Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act. 1,003 more words


St. John's Colloquium in Law and Religion Hosts Robin Fretwell Wilson

On Tuesday, February 16, St. John’s Law and Religion Colloquium welcomed Professor Robin Fretwell Wilson. Professor Wilson, who was instrumental in bringing about the so-called “Utah compromise,” gave a very interesting talk about proposals from various perspectives to privatize marriage. 36 more words

Marc O. DeGirolami