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A Domestic Role for the U.S. Commission on Unalienable Rights

Human Rights

Commentators worry that the Commission on Unalienable Rights aims to redefine international human rights specifically in order to influence U.S. conceptions of rights.
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Quebec’s Bill 21 and the Enforcement of ‘Liberal Values’

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This ardent defense of secularism is part of Quebec’s pushback against an “orthodoxy” that many Québécois fear will undermine “liberal values.”
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Are Religious People Really Ignorant About Religion?

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The answer to that question depends entirely on what we think it means to know about religion.
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The Bladensburg Cross Case: What Hath the Court Wrought?

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The Supreme Court decision explores whether a law or government action was considered constitutional under the Establishment Clause.
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When Is a Religious Symbol Not a Religious Symbol?

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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

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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

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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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Lessons from Brooklyn

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To have equity for people of all religions and none, we must guarantee fair treatment, access, opportunity and advancement for all — not just for the people who look like us and believe the same things we do.
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Kristen Farrington Represents Religious Freedom Center as a First Five Columnist

Farrington’s contributions will focus on contemporary religious literacy topics and larger implications for safeguarding the First Amendment right to religious freedom.
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