Former Vice President Walter Mondale died last night at age 93. Although many Americans undoubtedly remember Mondale as the Democratic candidate who lost to President Ronald Reagan in a landslide in 1984, there was much more to the man. He was, for example, a strong
Germany’s lower house of Parliament is considering replacing state payments to the nation’s two largest churches. The Catholic and Protestant churches received combined state benefits of more than $650 million in 2020.
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Steven K. Green writes that in prioritizing religious liberty claims over health and anti-bias concerns, the Supreme Court’s conservative majority has promoted a skewed conception of what religious freedom is.
Editor-in-Chief Brian Kaylor reacts to recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings on coronavirus restrictions and worship. He argues a majority of the justices wrongly compare worship gatherings to commercial activities.
In an unsigned order from the Supreme Court’s “shadow docket” late Friday (April 9), five justices on the high court ordered California to lift restrictions on religious gatherings in homes — even as the same restrictions remain on any other gatherings in homes.
A new act signed by Arkansas’s governor on Wednesday (Feb. 10) would prevent the governor or other state or local officials from enacting restrictions on houses of worship and religious groups during a public health crisis.