religious freedom

Religious Studies Recognized as Essential Part of K-12 Education

NCSS RFC

Today the National Council for the Social Studies announced that it has added religious studies to its social studies curriculum.
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Religious Freedom Center and Alliance Defending Freedom to Hold Moot Court

Two leading attorneys will argue an upcoming pivotal Supreme Court case involving the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment.
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ISPU Will Announce Results of American Muslim Poll at Newseum

ISPU

The announcement will be followed by a panel discussion on the American Muslim community.
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“Welcoming the stranger” in the age of Trump

Immigrants rights protest

Religious individuals and communities offer sanctuary to undocumented people, defending their actions as acts of religious conscience protected by the First Amendment.
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“A shameful day”

On Jan. 27, International Holocaust Remembrance Day, President Donald Trump issued an executive order temporarily halting immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries, suspending the refugee program and permanently imposing a religious test for refugees going forward.
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Beyond left vs. right, Madison’s vision of religious freedom

Madison, whose birthday the nation largely ignores every year on March 16, would be appalled to see the true meaning of religious freedom, the great cause of his life, lost in the din of charge and counter-charge in our increasingly ugly political arena.
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Religious diversity, school calendars and the quest for fairness

Religious monopolies like the one enjoyed for so long by Protestants in public schools are antithetical to religious freedom. We can disagree on how best to move from monopoly to diversity, but we should work together toward the shared goal of fairness and equity for all.
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