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Supreme Court won’t hear Kentucky “Almighty God” case

The law as currently written requires the Office to affirm in training materials that it cannot keep the state safe without reliance on “Almighty God,” and to place a plaque with similar wording. Refusal carries a criminal penalty, including up to 12 months in prison.

GSA? No Way in PA! Keystone State school district risks lawsuit, refusing gay-straight alliance

Most government bodies do everything in their power to avoid lawsuits, but some do things so foolish that they seem to be begging someone to sue them.

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The Supreme Court has this week refused to hear a case from the Catholic Church that it could not be held responsible for abuse committed by one of its priests because he was not an ‘employee’.

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The Appignani Humanist Legal Center filed amicus briefs in DOMA, Prop 8 Cases last week.

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An appeals court ruled today that a Michigan mayor can censor nonreligious speech, while continuing to endorse a nativity scene in the city atrium.

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Sudden Conversion: Religious right warms to church-state separation in Calif. yoga case

Religious Right groups spend a lot of time beating on church-state separation. Funny, though, how that “artificial” wall that the Religious Right tells us over and over doesn’t exist and was never intended by the Founding Fathers can come in handy sometimes – like when the right wing wants to attack yoga in public schools.

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The Freedom From Religion Foundation filed a brief on Feb. 15 fighting the federal government’s motion in support of a permanent shrine to Jesus in the Flathead National Forest, leased at no cost since the 1950s to the Knights of Columbus.

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Islamic TV channels operating on the Sky platform and broadcasting in Britain have been found to be breaching the Ofcom broadcasting code by giving fundamentalist clerics free reign to preach hate.

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The Freedom From Religion Foundation and the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio filed a lawsuit today (Feb. 6, 2013) on behalf of plaintiffs who seek removal of a portrait of Jesus from Jackson Middle School in Jackson.

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AHA’s Legal Center asks Summerville, SC YMCA to cease discrimination against atheists.

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