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Christian Dominance and So-Called 'Religious Freedom'
Originally Posted: 04/08/2015 - 11:21am | Type: Blog

Often the rhetoric used by members of dominant groups insinuates that when people outside of their dominant group ask for equal rights and the opportunity to participate fully in American life, they are actual ...

Justice Roberts Asks If The Case of The Muslim Prisoner’s Beard Is Too Easy
Originally Posted: 10/08/2014 - 11:26am | Type: Blog

In some ways, the case of the Muslim prisoner who wants to grow a beard seems easy. When it comes to a prisoner’s religious rights, federal laws favors accommodation when possible. ...

What Happens Next in the 20 States That Still Ban Gay Marriage?
Originally Posted: 10/07/2014 - 4:35pm | Type: Blog

The Supreme Court’s decision to sit out the legal battle over same-sex marriage will — for now, at least — leave the future of laws prohibiting gays and lesbians from marrying in the hands of lower state and f ...

Arkansas Pipeline Spill Casts Shadow Over Keystone XL
Originally Posted: 06/06/2013 - 3:16pm | Type: Blog

The ExxonMobil Pegasus pipeline spill galvanized opponents of the Keystone XL Pipeline citing its planned path through major rivers and aquifers. When the ExxonMobil Pegasus pipe ...

Major Oil Spill in Suburbia Shows Risk of Pipelines
Originally Posted: 04/01/2013 - 12:21pm | Type: Blog

Residents of Mayflower, Ark., spent Easter weekend evacuated from their homes as Exxon Mobil attended to a major oil spill from a crude oil pipeline. Residents of Mayflower, Ark., ...

Arkansas Senate OKs Guns in Churches
Originally Posted: 03/15/2013 - 10:29am | Type: Blog

The Arkansas Senate has passed a bill that lifts a ban on carrying concealed weapons in church. The Arkansas Senate has passed a bill that lifts a ban on carrying concealed weap ...