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BJC urges Louisiana Governor to veto law requiring public schools and colleges to post Ten Commandments in every classroom

BJC urges Louisiana Governor to veto law requiring public schools and colleges to post Ten Commandments in every classroom

The Ten Commandments carry deep religious significance for many observant Americans. Unfortunately, that has made them ripe for exploitation by those who seek to use the institutions of government to promote a religious perspective.
Federal court grants injunction reversing university’s denial of religious exemptions from COVID vaccine mandate, spars over inquiry into employees’ sincerity

Federal court grants injunction reversing university’s denial of religious exemptions from COVID vaccine mandate, spars over inquiry into employees’ sincerity

The decision impacts only the vaccination mandate examined in this particular case, but it does raise important general questions about how and to what extent an employee’s religious accommodation request can be scrutinized for its sincerity.
Florida enacts troubling law authorizing volunteer chaplain programs in public schools

Florida enacts troubling law authorizing volunteer chaplain programs in public schools

Florida’s leaders could look to Texas for how they handled this issue. "As a growing number of chaplains speak out, school districts will see that these proposals are not simple support for students but, in fact, are deeply problematic," Holly Hollman said.

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