Tag Archives: Religious Discrimination

Religious Freedom Laws: Digging a Little Deeper

By Elaine Magliaro Religious Freedom Restoration Act: Indiana Discriminatory state Religious Freedom Restoration Acts appear to be all the rage in some parts of this country. Unlike the RFRA legislation passed previously in other states, the recent passage of Indiana’s RFRA … Continue reading

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Stateside Indiana: Ridiculing and Speaking Out Against Bigotry

By Elaine Magliaro I’m am so happy to hear that Governor Mike Pence of Indiana “has come in for an extra heaping of scorn on social media” after signing the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Curtis M. Wong (Huffington Post) said that … Continue reading

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Troy University Chancellor Sends Out Anti-Atheist Message to Students and Staff at End of Year

By Elaine Magliaro David Ferguson of Raw Story reported earlier this week that the group American Atheists had blasted “an Alabama university official for sending out a fear-mongering anti-atheist video to students” at the end of the year. On December 30th, Troy University … Continue reading

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After the Supreme Court Ruling in Town of Greece v. Galloway Ruling: It Appears Atheists, Agnostics, and Some Faiths May Be “Getting the Shaft” with the Town’s New Prayer Policy

By ELAINE MAGLIARO On May 5, 2014, the Supreme Court ruled in the Town of Greece v. Galloway case “that local governments can, under certain conditions, open their meetings with prayers—even if those supplications to the deity are Christian most … Continue reading

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