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Freedom of Religion

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  • Churches and politics don't mix

    To the editor: Oklahoma's attorney general is wrong to assert that religious leaders have a 1st Amendment right to "encourage their members to engage in the political process in a manner consistent with the core tenets of their religion" — while maintaining tax-exempt status. ("Keep politics out of the pulpit," Editorial, Aug. 7)
  • Keep politics out of the pulpit

    Under federal law, it is illegal for churches and other so-called 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations to "participate in, or intervene in … any political campaign on behalf of (or in opposition to) any candidate for public office." But in recent...

    Hillary Rodham Clinton calls Hobby Lobby ruling a 'slippery slope'

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton called Monday’s Hobby Lobby ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court “deeply disturbing”  and said there should be “a real outcry against this kind of decision.” In a 5-4 ruling, the...

    Keeping The Faith: Jolts En Route To Religious Acceptance

    Keeping The Faith: Jolts En Route To Religious Acceptance
    Stephen L. Saltzman was at New York University, almost done with his studies in a tax law program, when a well-meaning Irish Catholic instructor invited him to interview at a large Boston law firm where he worked. But when Saltzman got to Massachusetts,...

    What the Hobby Lobby decision does -- and doesn't -- say

    To the editor: It is misleading to say flatly that the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling applies to all corporations. ("Myths and spin abound on Supreme Court contraceptive decision," July 3) Twice the majority opinion stated its holding very simply....