Does It Belong In a Museum?
eBay, Organized Crime, and Evangelical Christians: The Ethical Minefield of Studying Ancient Civilizations
Iraqi artifacts smuggled into the US by Hobby Lobby contain new evidence of a lost Sumerian city, and have scholars divided over whether to study the looted relics.
Ancient Artifacts Smuggled by Hobby Lobby Traced to Mysterious Sumerian City
Some of the 5,500 stolen artifacts purchased by Hobby Lobby are believed to have originated in the long-lost city of Irisagrig.
Rich American evangelicals are forking over millions for fake Dead Sea Scrolls
Hear Trump’s judge pick admit he discriminates against gay people
But he doesn't think that should prevent him from serving on the federal bench.
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Hobby Lobby Fined $3 Million for Buying Smuggled Ancient Artifacts
The crafts company has been asked to forfeit thousands of "historically significant manuscripts, antiquities, and other cultural materials" smuggled from Iraq.
Congress Wants to Stop the Assholes Who Use 'Religious Freedom' to Discriminate
A new bill called the Do Not Harm Act could stop individuals and corporations from using the Religious Freedom Restoration Act to infringe on the civil rights of women and the LGBT community.
Nuns Are Battling Birth Control Provision at the US Supreme Court
In a case described as Hobby Lobby 2.0, a Catholic order of nuns known as Little Sisters of the Poor is arguing that Obamacare infringes on their right to religious liberty.
The Satanic Temple Is Suing Missouri Over Its Abortion Law
In a lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal district court, the Temple argues that the restrictions violate its members "rights to free exercise."
How Hobby Lobby Paved the Way for the Current Rush of Religious Freedom Laws
Despite the blowback in Indiana, 15 other states are considering religious liberty bills in the wake of widespread acceptance of gay marriage and the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision.
Prominent Georgia Republican Who Defended Sodomy Laws Rips 'Religious Liberty' Bills
The fight in Georgia is similar to debates in other US states where conservatives have proposed laws that would allow discrimination based on religious beliefs.
A 9/11 Suspect Is Using the Hobby Lobby Ruling to Argue Female Prison Guards Violate His Rights
Lawyers argue that the new prison guard policy at Guantanamo could put in jeopardy the government's ability to seek the death penalty for certain detainees.
Atheists and Religious Conservatives Battle Over the Right to Preach Politics in Church
An atheist group sued the IRS over its failure to police churches guilty of politicking. They settled, but the religious right is not happy.