JERUSALEM (RNS) An Israeli women’s rights organization says the administrator of the Western Wall lacks the legal authority to withhold Torah scrolls from any Jewish worshipper.
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(RNS) The Internet melted when news broke that a Minnesota dentist had killed Zimbabwe’s most beloved big cat. Allow me to steal Cecil’s spotlight for a moment with five facts about the country’s egregious human rights record.
SENECA FALLS, N.Y. (RNS) Settlers transformed West-Central New York into a hotbed of radical social and religious ideas, including Mormonism and Spiritualism. A new Freethought Trail highlights the prominent atheists and agnostics who also called the region home.
(RNS) Refusal to serve — using religion to discriminate — isn’t new. The idea that any service could be denied based on religious conviction didn’t survive the civil rights revolution and should not be revived now.
(RNS) Atheists, humanists and agnostics say Robert Ingersoll’s thoughts on civil rights and church-state separation are as relevant today as they were in the late 19th century.