religiousfreedom

Nathaniel Woods, executed in Alabama, faced religious injustice in both life and death

Nathaniel Woods, executed in Alabama, faced religious injustice in both life and death

by Maha Hilal “Hell on Earth.” According to Imam Yusuf Maisonet, that’s the nickname that’s widely used to describe the William C. Holman Correctional Facility in southwest Alabama, which houses the
No Ban Act shows that Trump's travel ban isn't just a Muslim issue—it's a global problem

No Ban Act shows that Trump's travel ban isn't just a Muslim issue—it's a global problem

Fear of a new travel ban, or more specifically of a broader Muslim ban, arose in January after the Associated Press reported that the White House was reviewing documents indicating that a ban was
Neil Gorsuch is gunning for most irreverent Supreme Court justice

Neil Gorsuch is gunning for most irreverent Supreme Court justice

The justice sometimes acts grumpy or preoccupied at arguments, sipping coffee almost petulantly. But when he digs in, watch out!
Supreme Court to decide if religion trumps anti-discrimination law in Philadelphia foster care case

Supreme Court to decide if religion trumps anti-discrimination law in Philadelphia foster care case

The Supreme Court—Donald Trump’s Supreme Court, the one that Justice Sonia Sotomayor says is “putting a thumb on the scale” in Trump’s favor—is going to hear a case that could open the floodgates for
We're Back! Picks of the Week from the Daily Kos Community, Jan. 18

We're Back! Picks of the Week from the Daily Kos Community, Jan. 18

Greetings, cherished Daily Kos Community, and welcome back to Picks of the Week! We’ve got ELEVEN great stories published this week, and I can’t wait to share them with you. Yet I’m going to. I
Tennessee's Republican governor says he will sign law allowing discrimination against LGBTQ parents

Tennessee's Republican governor says he will sign law allowing discrimination against LGBTQ parents

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee released a statement on Tuesday saying he will be signing a new measure into law that allows faith-based foster care and adoption agencies to exclude LGBTQ families, and
Pompeo's eyes shoot hate lasers at local journalist who asked about Giuliani and Syria

Pompeo's eyes shoot hate lasers at local journalist who asked about Giuliani and Syria

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appeared to be shocked—and angered—on Friday, after a Nashville journalist used her short time with him as an opportunity to ask hard questions. Nancy Amons, an
Trump's biggest Facebook supporter is a Chinese cult pulling for the apocalypse

Trump's biggest Facebook supporter is a Chinese cult pulling for the apocalypse

This is not the death cult you expected. While Donald Trump may regularly count on the support of people who believe that supporting Israel means making sure that every Jewish citizen of that state is