By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Warning: This hearing clip contains explicit depictions of child abuse. Lawmakers questioned Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on March 22 as the Senate Judiciary Committee continues its Supreme Court confirmation hearings. Jackson was nominated by President Joe Biden in February to replace outgoing Supreme CourtRead More →

The new survey, conducted by The Marist College Survey, highlights trends on faith and religion in America SALT LAKE CITY, March 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Desert News Faith in America Survey, conducted by The Marist college Survey, reveals a growing trend in the country: Americans hold on to theirRead More →

Accepting Religious Beliefs in a “Post-Pandemic” Workplace By Amy A. Robinson and Iván Resendiz Gutierrez, Miller Nash LLP Amy A. Robinson It’s no surprise that the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has had a huge impact on the thoughts of today’s employees about life, work, and workplace rules. A recentRead More →

The new survey, conducted by The Marist college Survey, highlights trends on faith and religion in America SALT LAKE CITY, March 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Desert News Faith in America Survey, conducted by The Marist college Survey, reveals a growing trend in the country: Americans hold on to theirRead More →

Diving Brief: An employee’s religious beliefs did not conflict with their employer’s mandatory DEI training, a federal jury found 3rd of March (Brennan vs. Deluxe Corporationno. 1:18-cv-02119 (D. Md. 3 March 2022)). The plaintiff, a born-again Christian, told a human resources manager at Deluxe Corporation that his beliefs “did notRead More →

The Executive Council of the Student Bar Council, a group of alumni and students of NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, has expressed its condemnation of the discriminatory actions of the state government and several educational institutions in the Karnataka. In a statement released recently, they also communicated that they standRead More →

A Christian student organization in Texas will once again be allowed to register on campus and choose leaders who agree with its values ​​and mission. the University of Houston–Clear Lake refused to allow Christi report to register as an official student organization because it requires its leaders to affirm itsRead More →

A controversial bill proposed in the Oklahoma state senate would make public school personnel – including teachers – personally liable for “promoting positions in opposition” to a student’s “closely related religious beliefs”. If adopted, Senate Bill 1470 would entitle parents who bring a successful lawsuit on behalf of their childrenRead More →

A wave of misinformation and conspiracy theories circulating on social media underpins COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in Africa, where only 11% of people have received the vaccine. Religious beliefs, distrust of government and the West, and a casual attitude to the scale of the pandemic have also contributed to general hesitationRead More →

The Helsinki District Court in Finland is currently considering hate speech charges against a Christian Democrat parliamentarian and a Lutheran bishop for tweeting Bible verses and saying that homosexual activity is forbidden in the Bible. The public prosecutor pleads that they “threatened, defamed or insulted” the gay and transgender community,Read More →

Basant Panchami: Hindu Religious Beliefs and Mythology!!! Magh Shukla Panchami is celebrated as Basant Panchami. This time, this festival falls on February 5, Saturday. Saraswathi Puja is particularly performed on this day, Goddess Saraswati is said to have appeared on Basant Panchami day, hence Goddess Saraswathi is worshiped on thisRead More →

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch wrote a searing dissent in a case involving church taxation, warning against allowing government officials to define true religious beliefs. “The First Amendment does not allow bureaucrats or judges to ‘subject’ religious beliefs to ‘verification,’” Gorsuch said.Read More →

As the omicron variant of COVID-19 spreads in the United States, heightening tensions around vaccination mandates and religious exemption claims, the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) and the Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) have published their Wave 3 of their investigation on religion and vaccines December 6. New survey finds onlyRead More →

The Sunday Mail online journalist CERTAIN religious beliefs are affecting government efforts to vaccinate teenagers over 16 against Covid-19, especially in schools, an education official has said. The Goromonzi-based school inspector, Mr Witness Chonzi, said that while the general adoption of vaccines in schools is commendable, there are instances whereRead More →

The television adaptation of the 2001 film Bungee jumping would have been canceled due to the “religious beliefs” of the original author Last week, it was reported that production on NCT’s upcoming series starring Jaehyun had been halted.”[out of] the respect [for] writer’s opinions” after “expressing concerns” about the upcomingRead More →

One in 10 Americans think their religious beliefs forbid COVID-19 vaccination, while nearly nine in 10 disagree, news survey from the Public Religion Research Institute and Interfaith Youth Core shows. Among unvaccinated Americans, this belief is higher, at 28%, according to the survey. The survey, released Dec. 9, is basedRead More →

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 →

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 →

Strictly Come Dancing star Dan Walker was forced to explain his religious views after being labeled a “creationist,” which cast doubt on his ability to impartially host BBC Breakfast. Video upload Video unavailable The video will play automatically soon8to cancel Play now Strictly: Dan Walker explains why he doesn’t workRead More →

It is estimated that 2,000 people are still imprisoned in Uzbekistan for peacefully practicing their religious beliefs, according to a new report from the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). In a report titled, Uzbekistan Religious and political prisoners: tackling a legacy of repression, USCIRF documents the casesRead More →

Donor: Kathryn Wright – Culham St Gabriel’s Trust | Published: September 21, 2021 Kathryn Wright – Culham St Gabriel’s Trust September 16, 2021 New research highlights the importance of religious and non-religious worldviews in the UK workplace Most employees (63%) think it’s important to understand others’ beliefs in the workplace,Read More →

Posted September 19, 2021 Health experts have warned that traditional and religious beliefs fuel the complications of preeclampsia, noting that managing the condition should now be seen as crucial in curbing the rising incidence of maternal mortality. According to health experts, preeclampsia is one of the leading causes of maternalRead More →

With the rise of the highly contagious variant of COVID-19 Delta, mandatory vaccination requirements are becoming more common in the workplace. Unless prohibited by law or collective agreement, employers are free to determine working conditions, including that vaccination against COVID is an essential safety rule and qualification for employment. Additionally,Read More →

Find out what clicks on Two Alaska Airlines employees file a federal complaint alleging that the company retaliated against them for questioning its support for the equality law. First Liberty Institute, which represents the employees, alleges that the company said “[d]defining gender identity or sexual orientation as a moralRead More →

Tomorrow, the US Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear a case pitting basic human security amid a deadly pandemic … against religious madness. The case concerns a warrant issued last year by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Officials said elementary school students (aged five and over)Read More →

When the Supreme Court issued its landmark June 2020 ruling banning employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, author Justice Neil Gorsuch warned that the court was not reviewing arguments that hiring an LGBTQ worker would violate an employer’s religious beliefs. These arguments may be coming soon. AndRead More →

Eight high school football coaches have been suspended after allegedly forcing a 17-year-old to violate his religious beliefs by consuming pork, Canton depot reported. McKinley High School in Canton, Ohio has reportedly suspended head coach Marcus Wattley and seven assistants after allegations that coaching staff fed the unnamed student pepperoniRead More →

Whether or not a religious belief is sincere in a candidate or employee is rarely at issue in most religious discrimination lawsuits. With both EEOC and DFEH guidelines requiring employers to accommodate an employee who has a sincere religious belief that prevents them from receiving one of the COVID-19 vaccines,Read More →

Whenever there is a change in federal jurisdictions, employers should be aware of how the various employment laws, rules and regulations will change. A hot topic in employment law, which has seen significant changes in recent years, is religious discrimination and the accommodation of religious beliefs in the workplace. ThisRead More →

During the 2020 campaign, President Donald Trump used religion to offensive his Democratic rival, former Vice President Joe Biden. During an August speech at an Ohio manufacturing plant, Trump suggested that Biden would harm religious interests. Linking religion to several conservative interests, the president claimed his opponent would “take awayRead More →