In a workplace discrimination suit, a federal jury required San Diego to pay Rasean Johnson, a city employee who faced continued religious harassment and proselytization at the hands of his supervisor, Sheila Beale.
In an editorial, the LATimes argues that the practice of opening government meetings with prayer “marginalizes religious minorities and blurs the distinction between church and state.
Last week federal appeals courts in two church-state cases declined to revisit panel decisions, leaving those rulings intact and setting up potential appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court.
A 9th Circuit Appeals panel appeared dubious about a nationwide injunction halting the Trump Administration’s efforts to expand religious exemptions from the contraception coverage mandate.
A school program targeting Islamophobia is not focused on religion, a judge ruled, but on conduct and bullying.