A county judge in Kentucky refuses to marry atheists. In an egregious violation of the U.S. Constitution, Trigg County Judge Hollis Alexander refused to […]
A Pennsylvania judge said a local transit system had every right to reject this ad with the word
A state district judge in Comal County said God told him to intervene in jury deliberations to sway…
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, […]
Huge, Potentially Precedent-Setting Decision
Spoiler alert: it’s the latter. A courtroom isn’t a place for judges to advance their religious views.
Stephen Cavanaugh is a prisoner currently being held in the Nebraska State Penitentiary. As a prisoner, he has the right to practice his religion and get special perks associated with being part of an organized belief system — as he says, “the ability to order and wear religious clothing and pendants, the right to meet for weekly worship services and classes and the right to receive communion.”
But Cavanaugh filed a lawsuit recently saying the prison was denying him these opportunities… all because he was a Pastafarian. (Seriously.)
Judge: Priest does not have to disclose alleged abuse discovered during confession
Muslim judge swears in on the Koran. Suddenly government officials swearing on a holy book is an issue.
Influential report urges end to religious assemblies and raises concern over segregation