As significant numbers of Americans seek religious exemptions from COVID-19 vaccine mandates, many faith leaders are saying: Not with our endorsement. Various denominations are speaking out against such exemptions.
Douglas Laycock argues that under the general law of religious liberty — including the Constitution and state and federal religious freedom laws — the government has an easy case to refuse religious exemptions from vaccines against infectious disease.
We look back at Sept. 11 in horror at what occurred and at the resultant damage done to the principle of religious liberty. Giving into fear caused us to compromise one of our foundational convictions.
A Texas death row inmate won a reprieve Wednesday (Sept. 8) evening from execution for killing a convenience store worker during a 2004 robbery that garnered $1.25 after claiming the state was violating his religious freedom by not letting his pastor lay hands on him
In episode 10 of Dangerous Dogma, Rachel Laser, president and CEO of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, joins Word&Way President Brian Kaylor to talk about the meaning of religious liberty and why the separation of church and state is valuable for
In episode 7 of Dangerous Dogma, Amanda Tyler, executive director of BJC, talks about Christian Nationalism and the Jan. 6 insurrection. She also discusses what it means to advocate for religious liberty for all.
Connecticut will no longer allow a religious exemption from childhood immunization requirements for schools, colleges, and day care facilities, becoming the sixth state to end that policy.
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Republican Party leaders have rejected a plea to let Orthodox Jews and others with religious obligations on Saturdays vote absentee in the GOP's May 8 nominating convention, where the party will choose its candidates for governor and two other statewide offices.
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