Category Archives: Religious Freedom

Hass Rede ist Verboten


(Blame Google Translate if that’s wrong.) Germany has some tough laws which limit expression. You really can get arrested in Germany for Holocaust denial, owning Nazi memorabilia, or hate speech. Breitbart points out that these laws might be turned around … Continue reading

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Terrorism: The Ultimate Heckler’s Veto


Think of a good reason not to approve a permit to build a synagogue. Parking issues, noise, poor road access…all legitimate things every community would address. It is true that you can’t just plop a big house of worship anywhere. … Continue reading

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Can You Pray When the Cops Come?


I know a lot of people who have prayed when they were pulled over. First Liberty has an interesting case of a woman who was confronted by police for a noise complaint. Two police officers came to the home of … Continue reading

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But Twitter Can Ban Milo and Others


The Oregon Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments today in the case of “Sweet Cakes by Melissa. First Liberty: In 2013, Melissa and Aaron politely declined to create a custom-designed cake to celebrate a same-sex wedding ceremony, citing their sincerely … Continue reading

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That’s a Feature, Not a Bug


EWN South Africa: JOHANNESBURG – A group of Christian leaders from KwaZulu-Natal say that they’re opposing the proposed Hate Speech Bill, because it will stop them from preaching that homosexuality is wrong. The reason there is a furor over hate … Continue reading

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I Think Bart Once Called Moe’s and Asked for This Guy


CPHPost: European experts criticise Denmark for taking interventions against religious extremism one step too far, reports Kristeligt Dagblad. Danish Parliament on Monday adopted the last part of the anti-extremism package, the so-called ‘forkynderlov’, which includes a public sanction list of religious preachers. According to Ingvill Thorson Plesner, a … Continue reading

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First Clerks, then Bakers, Now Film Makers


Preachers are next. Star Tribune: A husband-and-wife duo who started their own filmmaking company in St. Cloud, Minnesota, have filed a lawsuit against Minnesota’s attorney general and commissioner of human rights stating that their constitutional rights are being violated. The … Continue reading

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