At least 5,000 teachers in the northern Kerala districts of Kasargod and Malappuram have stayed away from COVID vaccines citing religious beliefs. Malappuram and Kasargod are Muslim dominated districts of Kerala, where Malappuram has over 70% Muslim residents. According to reports, around 5,000 teachers and non-teaching staff have missed aRead More →

Austin, TX, November 9, 2021 — In a recent ruling, Federal District Judge Reed O’Connor of the Northern District of Texas acknowledged that federal law does not require churches and religious employers to hire employees who violate the organization’s religious beliefs regarding the sexual behavior. The Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionRead More →

White Evangelicals are the only religious group to believe the 2020 election was stolen from President Trump, new news says Public Religion Research Institute Survey. The poll, released Monday, found that 31% of all Americans believe “the 2020 election was stolen from Donald Trump,” while 67% reject the idea. ButRead More →

Amber Ortega, right, who tried to stop what she saw as a desecration of sacred lands near Quitobaquito Springs, is accused of obstructing the agency’s operations and violating a shutdown order, two misdemeanors. A judge said a verdict would likely be delivered on December 15. Arizona Daily Star Danyelle KhmaraRead More →

In short As companies recall employees to their physical workplace, more and more employers are choosing to implement mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policies to keep employees safe. In turn, some employees seek accommodations for disabilities or sincere religious beliefs that may prevent them from getting the vaccine. What should Canadian employersRead More →

SRINAGAR: Police in Jammu and Kashmir have registered an FIR against local BJP leader and former lawmaker Vikram Singh Randhawa for making derogatory remarks against Muslims in Kashmir, hurting their religious feelings and seeking to sow discord between communities. Meanwhile, the BJP served a show cause notice on its formerRead More →