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Trump’s Federal Judge Nominee Goes on the Record: the Bible and One’s Religions Beliefs take Precedence over the Constitution

Liberal watchdog group, Alliance for Justice, has issued a warning about Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s nominee for a vacant seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals.  The AFJ says that Barrett believes “judges should be bound by their religious faith, not the law.” The AFJ Nominee Report on Amy Coney Barrett reads, in part, “Stunningly, […]

Breaking: Federal Judge Rules Clerks Cannot Cite Religion to Recuse From Issuing Marriage Licenses – The New Civil Rights Movement

Huge, Potentially Precedent-Setting Decision

The Federal Government Must Stop Catholic Hospitals From Harming More Women | American Civil Liberties Union

Unfortunately, it’s increasingly a common story. A woman who is expecting a baby rushes to the hospital knowing that something is going horribly awry. Her heart rate is elevated, and she is bleeding. Sadly, the pregnancy is doomed. Crying and upset, she realizes she needs an abortion because she knows the pregnancy won’t make it to term.   And she knows she is getting sicker.

Federal court approves settlement requiring Warren to give atheists equal access to city hall – Freedom From Religion Foundation

In a victory for religious freedom, a federal judge today approved a settlement requiring the City of Warren to allow an atheist to set up a “reason station” inside city hall after the Freedom From Religion Foundation, the ACLU, and Americans United for Separation of Church and State sued in response to city officials’ efforts to allow only a “prayer station” to operate inside the public building. In the settlement, city officials reversed course and agreed to provide the “reason station” with full, equal access to the building.