(RNS) Although the the law didn’t require accommodation and accessibility in places of worship, many went ahead and did it anyway.
The court said the “Hobby Lobby” rule — exempting small family companies from providing insurance coverage for contraception — doesn’t apply to a pharmacy’s obligation to meet medical needs.
(Reuters) The website where friends of the Tennessee shooting suspect said he had purchased guns before last week’s attack denied on Thursday that it was in the business of selling weapons, saying it instead offered “a free speech forum.”
WASHINGTON (RNS) “I don’t want American Muslims to think we fear them or that they are our enemies,” said Bob Roberts Jr., pastor of NorthWood Church in Keller, Texas.
(RNS) The Times editorial board did not merely get the Planned Parenthood editorial wrong; it missed it completely.
(RNS) As difficult as it may be for anyone to disrobe at mikvah, the transgender person may struggle with a far more intense anxiety.
(RNS) The furor is, at root, an unwinnable war over “personhood,” the legality of abortion and the ethics of finding cures for life in the death of a fetus.
(RNS) Director Asif Kapadia’s new film captures the British sensation’s short, explosive career before she died of alcohol poisoning four years ago Thursday. But what about her Jewish religious heritage?
(RNS) “Everyone on the investigative team who worked with Dr. (Deborah) Nucatola really liked her; she was always very personable,” he says, adding, “I hope she decides to get out and stop doing abortions.”