Tag Archives: First Amendment
Rabbi Kenneth Shuster states that church-state separation and the separation of powers protect the rights of minorities and ‘the legitimate interests of all.’ This means that the majority at times may not agree with judicial rulings but judicial supremacy is … 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
Article VI of the US Constitution states: ‘no religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public Trust under the United States.’ However, a religious test appears to be facing Mitt Romney. See Full Story.
Should it matter what religion a candidate is when clause 3, Article VI of the US Constitution states that no religious test is required? Full Story
Is paganism a religion entitled to tax exemption? Full Story
Should Taxes be Used for Biblical Theme Parks? Full story.
Education fights radicalism Full Story
Basketball, Islam and Girls in India Full Story