Monthly Archives: November 2011
Yigal Amir, murderer of former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, requested he be allowed to pray with other prisoners. Amir is held in solitary confinement but is allowed to meet with a different prisoner three times a week to study … Continue reading
Three students at the University of Kansas started the ‘We Are Atheism’ campaign to encourage atheists to ‘come out’. Atheists claim they are often viewed as abnormal and to have lost friends when admitting to be unbelievers. Some claim that … Continue reading
Book Review: Wellspring of Liberty: How Virginia’s Religious Dissenters Helped Win the American Revolution and Secured Religious Liberty
Wellspring of Liberty: How Virginia’s Religious Dissenters Helped Win the American Revolution and Secured Religious Liberty Author: John A. Ragosta New York: Oxford University Press. 2010. Pp. viii, 261. $34.95. It is generally well known that post-Revolutionary War political developments in … Continue reading
Under the ‘ministerial exception’ rule, courts have refused to hear cases involving dismissal of ministers. Yet this same rule is used by religious institutions against employees who cannot be ministers. Employees who cannot be clergy according to the tenants of … Continue reading
The US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) claims that the US is becoming anti-Christian because the Obama administration has refused to allow government money to be spent on social programs that comply with Catholic teaching but which non-Catholic US taxpayers … Continue reading
Attorney Michael Peabody analyzes USCCB’s claim of US being anti-Christian and attacking religious liberty and the use of taxpayer money funding beliefs in a society where not everyone believes the same. See Opinion.