A pastor in New York says the government infringed upon her religious freedom rights through government surveillance targeting her ministry to immigrants.
New policies issued by the Veterans Administration regarding religious displays at VA facilities suggests the Supreme Court’s Bladensburg Cross ruling is already having a substantive impact, less than two weeks later.
The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Florida’s Brevard County Board of Commissioners’ haphazard process for prayers to open their meetings violates the First Amendment, finding they violate the no-discrimination rule set in 2014’s Town of Greece v. Galloway ruling.
Two different vaccine refusal disputes led to two different outcomes. Michigan’s Memorial Healthcare agreed to allow employees with religious objections to receiving the flu vaccine to wear a mask during flu season, while Kentucky Court of Appeals affirmed a trial court’s ruling in favor of the Northern Kentucky Health Department’s exclusion of an unvaccinated high school student from school and extracurricular events during a chicken pox.
On June 28, the Supreme Court agreed to take up Espinoza vs. Montana Dept. of Revenue, a case involving Montana’s tuition scholarship program, which offered tax credits for private school tuition, including religious schools.