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June 28, 2019

Today the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case involving a Montana program that gives tax credits to people who donate to private religious schools.

After the state legislature created the tax-credit program in 2015, which granted citizens of Montana a tax credit of...

June 26, 2019

The Church of Scientology, and leader David Miscavige, have been sued for kidnapping, stalking, false imprisonment, and human trafficking.

The lawsuit, which has been revealed in court papers filed on June 18th, lists the plaintiff as Jane Doe to protect her identity. T...

June 24, 2019

Briarwood Presbyterian Church, of Birmingham, Alabama, will now be able to hire its own police force, after Governor Kay Ivey signed new legislation on Wednesday.

I wrote about the church's initial attempts to get its own police force back in March, 2017. Those efforts...

June 17, 2019

Iran has introduced 2,000 new morality police units to crack down on what officials are calling "increasing defiance," referring to women protesting the mandatory wearing of hijabs.

In the past, I have written about some of the protests in Iran, such as this coverage fr...

June 14, 2019

The state of New York, which has experienced a large outbreak of measles, will no longer allow religious exemptions for vaccines.

Yesterday, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law new legislation that was passed in both the Senate and the Assembly which will remove relig...

June 7, 2019

The leader of a Mexico-based church has been charged with human trafficking and child rape in California.

Naasón Joaquín García and a follower of the church, 24-year-old Susana Medina Oaxaca, were arrested in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

García, 50, is the leader, and a self-...

June 5, 2019

I still occasionally get shocked by what some people are willing to post on the internet. Especially when we are talking about someone in public view.

In today's story, Mayor Mark Chambers of Carbon City, Alabama, called for the extermination of members of the LGBTQ com...

June 3, 2019

This post focuses on a story close to home, because I happen to have grown up in Rhode Island, the smallest state in the U.S. And this story is all about the stupid and hateful things said by the current bishop of the Rhode Island diocese.

Bishop Thomas J. Tobin took to...

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