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Results for Establishment Clause

The Cross on Mount Soledad Can Stay — For Now
Originally Posted: 07/01/2014 - 9:41am | Type: Blog

The decades-long battle over a cross erected on public land in California will drag out even longer now that the Supreme Court declined Monday to hear the case. The decades-long b ...

Supreme Court Approves Sectarian Prayer at Public Meetings
Originally Posted: 05/05/2014 - 2:09pm | Type: Blog

The Supreme Court Monday declared that the Constitution not only allows for prayer at government meetings, but religious prayer. The Supreme Court Monday declared that the Constit ...

On Scripture: Religious Liberty for the Rest of Us
Originally Posted: 06/12/2013 - 7:53am | Type: Blog

Eleven legislators, all white male Christians, backed a bill to codify Christianity in state law, saying the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution does not trump the state’s rights. The effort died a quick ...

Supreme Court to Hear Case on Prayer at Government Meetings
Originally Posted: 05/21/2013 - 8:20am | Type: Blog

The Supreme Court agreed Monday to consider whether prayers can be offered at government meetings — a practice that’s been common in Congress and throughout the states for more than two centuries. ...

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Arguments in Pivotal Church-State Case This Week
Originally Posted: 10/05/2011 - 7:24am | Type: Blog

The U.S. Supreme Court is set to begin hearing oral arguments this week in one of the most important church-state cases in decades. The U.S. Supreme Court is set to begi ...

Today's News Round-up
Originally Posted: 10/05/2011 - 5:24am | Type: Blog

Evangelical author nears the end of her "biblical year" From making her own clothes to praising her husband at the city gate to sleeping outside in a tent for the duration of her period, Rachel Held ...

Judge Sotomayor's Nomination
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

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