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Religious Freedom Center Experts Featured in Times, Post

Founding director Charles Haynes and senior scholar Asma Uddin spoke Wednesday on critical issues impacting religious freedom.
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Newseum Institute Renamed Freedom Forum Institute

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The Institute will continue championing the First Amendment under its new name.
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Religious Freedom Center Founding Director Charles Haynes Delivers 2018 Shurden Lectures

Charles C. Haynes

Haynes delivered the 2018 Walter B. and Kay W. Shurden Lectures on Religious Liberty and Separation of Church and State at Mercer University March 20-21.
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Religious Freedom Center to Host NCSS Religious Studies Summer Institute

Experts from the Religious Freedom Center will work with educators from across the country on using constitutionally-sound approaches to teaching about religion in public schools.
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Religious Freedom Center Hosts “Masterpiece Cakeshop” Moot Court

Masterpiece Cakeshop

Lawyers from the Alliance Defending Freedom and the American Civil Liberties Union debated a landmark religious freedom case that will be brought before the Supreme Court in December.
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Religious Freedom Center Working to Promote Study of Religion

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See recent press coverage of the new guidelines on teaching religion in public schools, co-developed by the RFC and now part of the National Council for the Social Studies’ official curriculum.
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Six issues to watch in the Supreme Court’s Trinity Lutheran case

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It may take years to fully grasp the import of the Supreme Court’s decision in Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer. But these issues will undoubtedly resurface.
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Dr. Haynes receives 2017 Mahatma Gandhi Award for Promoting Pluralism

The award honors individuals and institutions that have demonstrated a commitment to fostering religious freedom and pluralism.
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Religious Studies Recognized as Essential Part of K-12 Education

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Today the National Council for the Social Studies announced that it has added religious studies to its social studies curriculum.
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Video: First Amendment Courses

Sabrina E. Dent, director of admissions and recruitment, speaks with seminarians about our First Amendment courses offered through the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University.
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