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

Supreme Court Wrestles with How 'Religious' Prayer Should Be at Public Meetings
Originally Posted: 11/08/2013 - 9:06am | Type: Blog

The Supreme Court struggled Wednesday with a case that asks whether government bodies can open with prayers that some people find overly religious and excluding. The Supreme Court ...

American Atheists Wrestles With Its Cherished ‘Grumpy’ Image
Originally Posted: 04/01/2013 - 3:10pm | Type: Blog

For someone who was once dubbed “the most hated woman in America,” Madalyn Murray O’Hair is getting a lot of love in this city she once called home. For someone who was once dub ...