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.
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.
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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.
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.
Here’s What Went Down Before SCOTUS Peaced Out for Summer
What's legal, what's not -- recapping the Supreme Court summer throwdown.
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.
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.
What's Legal, What's Not in the SCOTUS Summer Throwdown
Immigration, free speech, and religious freedom are all on the table.
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.
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.
Trump's 'Religious Freedom' Executive Order Annoyed Everyone
The president's latest action has been panned by conservatives as well as liberal activists.
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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.