Tag Archives: Freedom of Religion

Judge Denies Bid to Reinstate Nativity Scenes in California Town

As the holiday season approaches, so too do the annual battles between atheists opposed to displays of religious festivity and Christians intent on upholding their traditional modes of celebration.  This debate has already begun in one California town, where a…

Does Freedom of Speech Protect Burning the Koran?

 Earlier this week, a Florida pastor announced his plans to burn copies of the Islamic holy document, the Koran, on September 11. His plan was met with widespread criticism, including the US Attorney General and President Obama. While the consensus…

Should President Obama Have Commented on the Ground Zero Mosque?

There has been a recent uproar over a proposed mosque near the site of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York City. Last week, the City of New York removed the last construction barrier for the project. Last Friday, President…

Supreme Court to decide if Christian college group must allow gays, others to get school nod

This spring, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments whether a Christian group was wrongfully denied recognition as an official organization at the University of California’s Hastings College of Law. The group effectively prohibits gay and lesbian members because voting…