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When Is a Religious Symbol Not a Religious Symbol?

The Supreme Court case that explores whether courts or government agencies are competent to adjudicate what is religious and what is not.
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Contributions of African Americans Often Have Been Minimized or Overlooked in U.S. History — Including in the Observance of Memorial Day

Memorials have been significant milestones in the healing of our nation. But nothing replaces the deeper personal work of examining unconscious bias and prejudice.
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The Freedom to Worship without Fear

The words we use — and particularly the words our leaders use — matter, and provide a crucial delineation of the basic principles that should guide all of us in a religiously diverse society.
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