A judge approved a settlement reached between Maryland’s Carroll County Commission and plaintiffs challenging the constitutionality of the commission’s prayer policy.
A federal court in Texas ruled that a public school must make a religious accommodation for two male students with long braids that violate the dress code and allow them to participate in extracurricular activities.
A New York court has upheld the state’s recent decision to end all religious exemptions from vaccination requirements to attend school.
The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled the Pennsylvania House’s policy of barring non-theists from delivering opening invocations is lawful, overturning a trial court, which found it unconstitutional.
A federal court says a state can refuse to allow secular individuals (other than government officials) to conduct marriage ceremonies, dismissing a constitutional challenge to a Texas law that only authorizes officers of a religious organization or secular governmental officials for that function.