Supreme Court: Religious conservatives have won a revolutionary victory in the Court – Vox

Supreme Court: Religious conservatives have won a revolutionary victory in the Court - Vox — Read on http://www.vox.com/platform/amp/2020/12/2/21726876/supreme-court-religious-liberty-revolutionary-roman-catholic-diocese-cuomo-amy-coney-barrett

Splitting 5 to 4, Supreme Court Backs Religious Challenge to Cuomo’s Virus Shutdown Order – The New York Times

Justice Amy Coney Barrett played a decisive role in the decision, which took the opposite approach of earlier court rulings related to coronavirus restrictions in California and Nevada. — Read on http://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/26/us/supreme-court-coronavirus-religion-new-york.html

Paul Rosenberg’s Synopsis for “Under Trump, Christian Nationalists are Playing to Win”

First, a note on what's NOT considered "religious freedom" here: On July 2nd DOJ prosecutors announced they'd retry humanitarian aid worker Scott Warren for following the gospel of Matthew: 2/11 pic.twitter.com/ZNTzAzHlpZ— Paul Rosenberg (@PaulHRosenberg) July 7, 2019 I focus on 3 recent development: a congressional hearing, a state legislative battle's hidden agenda & a new …

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Think Yoga and Mindfulness in Public Schools Are a No-Brainer? Think Again – Rewire.News – Religion Dispatches

Advocates of school yoga and mindfulness are no doubt sincere when they speak of these practices as secular resources that are desperately needed by a troubled education system, but there are compelling reasons to be skeptical. — Read on rewire.news/religion-dispatches/2019/05/17/think-yoga-and-mindfulness-in-public-schools-are-a-no-brainer-think-again/

Classic Anabaptist Interpretations of Romans 13 Re: Church and State

Romans 13 & the State (Young Anabaptist Radicals) How Jeff Sessions reads Romans 13 and how my Mennonite Sunday school class does (Melissa Florer-Bixler) Nonviolence 101 – Submit to the Sword, but Do Not Carry One! [Romans 12-13] (part 5) (Kurt Willems) Romans 13: An Interpretation (Peace Theology) Against Empire: A Yoderian Reading of Romans …

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Can progressives reclaim “religious freedom” from Trump and the evangelical right? | Salon.com

Rachel Laser of Americans United noted that all these efforts reflect how the religious right feels “very emboldened in the time of the Trump-Pence administration," and hopes "to change the Zeitgeist around religious freedom in this country and redefine it to mean the right to cause harm to someone based on your religious views.” Her …

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Historians & Researchers on What #FreedomOfReligionIs

Today’s the anniversary of 1786 Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom. My Senate Resolution 53 recognizes the day & honors importance of religious liberty for all – people of any faith & people with none. #ReligiousFreedomIs #mnleg https://t.co/nk6tZ1L1mz pic.twitter.com/AszFi5pnWV— Senator John Marty (@JohnMarty) January 16, 2019 "We need to reclaim the definition and broader meaning of …

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