Justice Dept Announces Settlement of Mosque Denial Lawsuit in PA

Justice Dept Announces Settlement of Mosque Denial Lawsuit in PA

Written by Don Byrd The Justice Department has announced a settlement in lawsuits brought against Bensalem Township alleging religious discrimination under the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA) after denying an Islamic group’s...
Pennsylvania Lawsuits Claim State Endorsement of Religion

Pennsylvania Lawsuits Claim State Endorsement of Religion

Written by Don Byrd I am a little late to these stories, but a pair of lawsuits in Pennsylvania have drawn attention in that state to issues of possible government endorsement of religion.  In one dispute, the State House practice of opening legislative sessions with...