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Small businesses in need all over the country seek desperately needed loan assistance from Payday Champion. There they find many options from which small business can choose. Many will be shocked to learn that between 12,000 to 13,000 from 17,000 Catholic churches across the U.S. could apply for PPP loans.Read More →

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) – Cedar Rapids Acting Superintendent Art Sathoff delivered a sermon against teaching evolution and people who don’t believe in God, according to videos reviewed by our team. KCRG-TV9 i9 survey. According to documents I received after a public records request, Sathoff is paid about $167,000 toRead More →

San Francisco, the first major US city to require its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, is being sued by four former workers who say the city should have granted their demands for religious exemptions. “San Francisco excludes religious watchers from continuing employment,” attorneys for the Pacific Justice Institute, aRead More →

LOS ANGELES (RNS) – A Southern California teacher has sued Bright Horizons Children’s Center, an international child care program, alleging religious discrimination after saying she was fired for refusing to read books for children promoting gay marriage. Nelli Parisenkova, who was an associate teacher at Bright Horizons in Studio CityRead More →

(The Center Square) – A physician assistant who claims she was fired after seeking a religious exemption for referring patients to transgender care and using their preferred personal pronouns has filed a federal lawsuit court case against the University of Michigan Health-West. In September, the Place du Center reported ValerieRead More →

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Continuing our series of articles on the tension between the protection of transgender rights and competing interests, we focus here on the Australian perspective and how the protection of transgender rights intersects withRead More →

Baker Jack Phillips decorates a cake at his Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colorado on September 21, 2017. (CNS Photo/Rick Wilking, Reuters) WASHINGTON — Colorado baker Jack Phillips, whose refusal to bake a gay wedding cake on religious grounds went to the Supreme Court, is currently battling a ruling that heRead More →

This article was co-authored by Ashlee Nealon, Paralegal, Sydney. Continuing our series of articles on the tension between the protection of transgender rights and competing interests, we focus here on the Australian perspective and how the protection of transgender rights intersects with the implied right to freedom of political communication.Read More →

There are workplace protections for people who identify as transgender in the UK and Australia. In this series of articles, we will examine the tensions that employers face between these protections in the context of competing interests such as, in the UK, religious or philosophical beliefs and, in Australia, theRead More →

Lawyers for a Michigan physician assistant who claims she was wrongfully fired because of her religious objections to transgender surgeries sent a complaint letter to her former employer this week asking for her reinstatement. Valerie Kloosterman, a Christian who worked 17 years as a physician assistant for Michigan Health, wasRead More →

The Alabama High School Athletic Association is updating the rules after a group of students were forced to choose between their faith and a state basketball tournament. The Oakwood Adventist Academy student-athletes’ decision to prioritize their religious beliefs has drawn attention not only from their school and community, but alsoRead More →

Attorney General Paxton has joined an Alabama-led multi-state amicus case before the Atlanta-based United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit fighting to defend a synagogue’s First Amendment rights Jew facing unconstitutional discrimination. The case revolves around the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART), a state-funded transit system, whichRead More →

Since its inception, this nation has been religiously diverse and served as the basis for the constitutional amendment guaranteeing freedom of expression and religious belief. In the words of Thomas Jefferson, this was intended to create “a wall of separation between church and state.” When Europeans first arrived, the indigenousRead More →

A section of Teerth Purohits strongly objected to the Badrinath Kedarnath Temple Committee (BKTC) fixing the gold plating on part of the wall of the Garbh Grah (sanctum sanctorum) of Kedarnath Temple. Alleging that this goes against religious beliefs and amounts to altering ancient traditions, they have threatened to undertakeRead More →

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall led 21 attorneys general to file a Short opposing the policy of the Hillsborough County Transit Authority in Florida denying a religious group’s First Amendment rights to advertise on public transportation. Young Israel of Tampa, Inc. v. Hillsborough Area RegionalRead More →

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma could once again run for the presidency of the ANC. ANC members loyal to Jacob Zuma are preparing for his return, two months before the ANC conference in December. His ambitions received support from a group of Western Cape religious leaders. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s endorsement for the ANC presidencyRead More →

Another fight against PrEP begins. On Wednesday, Texas federal judge Reed O’Connor ruled that Christian-owned establishments should not be required to cover HIV preventative drugs because they violate the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. This law is commonly cited in legal cases where abortion and access to contraception are involved. AndRead More →

Mena Suvari struggles with her religious beliefs in Lifetime’s “House of Chains” preview (exclusive) Mena Suvari tests its limits this month with the release of house of chains, the fictional story of a troubled married couple who imprison their six children at home due to a cryptic religious ideology. ETRead More →

The group of devotees who worship India’s spiritual master Sai Baba of Shirdi were denied permission by the council nearly two years ago following objections from locals. This month, the group resubmitted its planning application for the same land on the Tattenhoe estate. The new app includes a “traffic analysisRead More →

The story at a glance A federal appeals court ruled Monday that the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) must be recognized by the San Jose Unified School District as an official student body. The school district revoked the organization’s recognition in 2020 over concerns that declarations of faith and “sexualRead More →

Rural missionaries in the Philippines say continued state harassment and attacks have already weakened its ability to help poor communities MANILA, Philippines – The Rural Missionaries of the Philippines (RMP) on Thursday (August 18) denounced charges brought by the Department of Justice (DOJ) of allegedly providing funds to the CommunistRead More →

PRAGUE – Ukrainian forces are showing signs of success on the battlefield in two counter-offensives, US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin said, adding that the United States would support Kyiv in its fight against the invasion of Russian troops “as long as necessary”. Austin’s comments in Prague on September 9Read More →

Lorcan Walshe – The Artifacts Project The Hunt Museum is bringing ‘The Artefacts Project’ to Limerick from July 21 to September 11, giving visitors the chance to see familiar objects from pre-colonial Ireland in a different light. Lorcan Walshe’s “The Artefacts Project” works are inspired by indigenous craftsmanship and earlyRead More →

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu urges people to practice their religion and not slander the religious beliefs of others: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said on Saturday that one can be proud and practice one’s religion but no one has the right to denigrate the religious beliefs of others. HeRead More →

Shinzo Abe’s attacker originally planned to attack religious group leader: Police | AP/PTI The man who fatally shot former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told police he originally planned to attack a leader of a religious group, Japanese media reported on Saturday, citing law enforcement sources. Tetsuya Yamagami, 41, alsoRead More →

A fired coach and administrator from the Douglas County School District filed a lawsuit in federal court last week against his former employer, alleging he fired him for his religious beliefs about a well-known theater production. known. Corey McNellis was fired from Parker’s Ponderosa High School in October 2020 afterRead More →

Police confirmed they received complaints after a religious group carrying sandwich boards marched through the streets of Lynn telling others of their “sins”. Members of the group, who distribute leaflets around town, were seen speaking into the microphone about the “sins of homosexuality” and “repenting of being a sinner”. SeveralRead More →

by Alexa Hassell & Jorge Gomez • 5 minimum reading Believers in historically Christian countries are self-censoring their religious beliefs at an increasing rate, according to a recent study. The Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians in Europe, together with the Observatory of Religious Liberty in Latin America andRead More →

President Uhuru Kenyatta has called on school administrators to stop discriminating against students on the basis of their religious beliefs, saying Kenya’s 2010 Constitution guarantees freedom of worship. Speaking at the Moi International Sports Complex in Kasarani on Sunday during celebrations marking 100 years of Akurinu Church, the presidentRead More →

Download logo President Uhuru Kenyatta has called on school administrators to stop discriminating against students on the basis of their religious beliefs, saying Kenya’s 2010 Constitution guarantees freedom of worship. Speaking at the Moi International Sports Complex in Kasarani on Sunday during celebrations marking 100 years of Akurinu Church, theRead More →