Religious Freedom

meat

New Animal Slaughter Rules in Belgium Pit Activists Against Religious Communities

The end to a religious exemption may curtail the production of halal and kosher meats in the region of Flanders.
Bettina Makalintal
1.10.19
News

Chinese Police Are Raiding Churches and Arresting Pastors as Christmas Approaches

It's all part of a crackdown on "underground churches" that don't tow the communist party line.
VICE Staff
12.18.18
transgender health care

Trans Woman Says CVS Refused to Fill Her Hormone Prescription

Hilde Hall tells the ACLU she left an Arizona CVS near tears after the pharmacist on duty "humiliated" her.
Marie Solis
7.19.18
LGBTQ

People Still Think It's OK for Businesses to Turn Away Gay Customers

It comes down to a core American belief in individual liberty—one that enables discrimination.
Steven Blum
12.28.17
Impact Equality

Here’s What Went Down Before SCOTUS Peaced Out for Summer

What's legal, what's not -- recapping the Supreme Court summer throwdown.
Kimberly Lawson
6.28.17
LGBTQ

Lawmakers Want to Legalize Discrimination Against LGBTQ Foster Youth

The proposed federal legislation follows several states that have made it legal for adoption agencies to refuse to serve queer children and families.
Natalie Pattillo
6.16.17
Religious Freedom

Doctors Argue That Female Genital Mutilation Is Protected Under First Amendment

In a landmark case, lawyers are claiming religious freedom to defend doctors facing charges for performing FGM on seven-year-olds in Michigan.
Gabby Bess
5.22.17
Impact Equality

What's Legal, What's Not in the SCOTUS Summer Throwdown

Immigration, free speech, and religious freedom are all on the table.
Kimberly Lawson
5.18.17
LGBTQ

As a Queer Catholic, 'Religious Freedom' Measures Are Baffling

Queer Americans dodged a bullet from Trump's executive order last week. But it's only the beginning—and it's all insanity.
Xorje Olivares
5.9.17
advocacy

Health Care in Peril, Even Obama is worried about the French Election

Your daily guide to what's working, what's not, and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
5.5.17
politics

Trump's 'Religious Freedom' Executive Order Annoyed Everyone

The president's latest action has been panned by conservatives as well as liberal activists.
Allie Conti
5.5.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Just Made It Easier for Churches to Back Politicians

Thursday's executive order could also make it harder for workers at religious organizations to get birth control.
Drew Schwartz
5.4.17
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