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Whose religious freedom?

The freedom of religion and belief is one of our most cherished liberties. The First Amendment protects our right to … Continued

On Churches and Dictators: The Pope Comes to Britain

By Eric Heinze If Pope Benedict XVI doesn’t go down as one of history’s most beloved pontiffs, he’ll certainly go … Continued

Human right to comfort the dying — and decide who comforts us

On rare occasions, a news development forcefully reminds us of what it means to be deprived of a basic human … Continued

Taxes shouldn’t be used to infringe on employment rights

If a church or other religious organization receives government funding to provide a secular social service, it should not discriminate … Continued

U.S. foreign policy and religion: here be dragons

Last week, a task force sponsored by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs delivered a 99-page report to the White … Continued

Does Wall of Separation extend overseas?

By David Waters Should the federal government pay for a Bible-based sex education program? What if the program instructed youth … Continued

Kennedy vs. Catholic bishops

By David Waters Confusion over whether and how government health-care reform will or should deal with abortion has resulted in … Continued

Holder Must Withdraw the Memo

Q: Dozens of major religious groups and denominations are urging Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. to renounce a Bush-era … Continued

Support All Charities or None

There is no taxation without discrimination. The power to govern is the power to discriminate between the just and the … Continued

Discrimination Turns Back the Clock

Faith-based programs should not be able to discriminate on the basis of religion against those served in federally funded programs. … Continued