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  • When religious beliefs conflict with medical science, courts may need to step in. Blood transfusions for Jehovah's Witnesses are one example. Jehovah’s Witnesses and Blood Transfusions 07/05/2024

    Although religious beliefs may cause conflicts in many aspects of life, medical procedures can prove especially problematic. If a religious belief prevents a patient from accessing care, doctors must ask themselves important questions about their own professional oaths. Does a patient’s autonomy override the doctor’s duty to provide effective care? When is a patient allowed Read More

  • A new law in Louisiana mandating that public classrooms display the Ten Commandments seeks to test the separation between church and state. Louisiana Mandates Display of Ten Commandments in All Public Schools 07/02/2024

    One of the most fascinating things about our nation is that each state has considerable freedom to set its own laws. When traveling from one end of the country to the other, you might experience drastically different regulations on things like traffic, self-defense, and divorce. However, one common characteristic across all States is the division Read More

  • Oklahoma doubles-down on religious training as a valid alternative to public school curriculum during the school day. Oklahoma Allows Students to Pursue “Elective” Religious Training 06/27/2024

    A new bill in Oklahoma would allow students to pursue their own elective religious training. Although this training will occur outside of public school premises, it will still happen during school hours. This bill has raised numerous issues about the mixing of church and state, which is supposed to be federally prohibited by the United Read More

  • Defining reasonable accommodation and undue hardship are necessary prerequisites to understanding religious accommodation laws. What is the Definition of an “Undue Hardship” in a Religious Discrimination Lawsuit? 04/16/2024

    As an American worker, you may be aware that your employer cannot discriminate against you for religious reasons. If you request an exemption to certain workplace requirements due to religious reasons, your employer may be legally obliged to respect your faith. The word “may” is very important in this context since US employers can avoid Read More

  • A recent religious freedom lawsuit filed by prisoners in NY state argued it was unconstitutional not to allow them to view the solar eclipse. Why the Eclipse is Triggering Religious Lawsuits in the United States 04/12/2024

    Throughout time, countless religions have focused on sun worship. When you consider the qualities of our local star, this should not come as a major surprise. Known as “Sol” by astronomers, the sun is the brightest object in our sky. It is also an essential driver of life on Earth. Without it, humanity and all Read More

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