MADISON, Tenn. (RNS) Rooms labeled as dungeons in remodeling plans for The Social Club have been renamed as “choir” and “handbell” space in the revamped United Fellowship Center. Courts may decide the sincerity of that conversion.
Articles tagged “First Amendment”
NEW YORK (Reuters) The ad portrays a menacing man wearing a scarf and includes a quotation: “Killing Jews is Worship that draws us close to Allah” attributed to “Hamas MTV.
(RNS) If one’s religious beliefs are to be punished with (among other things) loss of employment, you don’t need a vivid imagination to guess where such logic may lead.
(RNS) Inclusion on the school calendar is an important symbol of belonging. Muslims want to be part of that narrative as well.
(RNS) Supporters say the clergy tax breaks helps compensate ministers and rabbis for their role in providing social services and pad their “modest salaries.”
HOUSTON (RNS) Subpoenas issued by the mayor and the City Council of Houston attack two of the freedoms protected in the First Amendment: the free exercise of religion and the right to political speech.
(RNS) A new campaign from the American Humanist Association wants people to sit down and shut up when the Pledge of Allegiance is recited.
(RNS) InterVarsity has been challenged on more than 40 college campuses, but California State University, with 23 campuses, is the biggest — so far.
WASHINGTON (RNS) “Everybody knows what hate speech is,” my new Pakistani colleague told me. But do we?