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Human Rights



Volume 33, Number 3, Summer 2006



Published: Wed, 31 Jan 2007 10:52:09 EST

 



Introduction: Religious Liberty and the Law

Wed, 31 Jan 2007 10:52:09 EST

Volume 33, Number 3, Summer 2006 p.2
What does religious freedom mean in today's world? Legal issues about religion affect our lives in different ways.



Religious Liberty in America: A Rapid-Fire Overview

Wed, 31 Jan 2007 10:52:09 EST

Volume 33, Number 3, Summer 2006 p.3
The relationship of the U.S. government to religious practice regulation, religious speech, and funding of religiously affiliated activities makes for a great deal of controversy. Inconsistent constitutional visions on the Supreme Court promise to keep this controversy brewing.



Paying for Praying: What's Wrong with the Faith-Based Initiative?

Wed, 31 Jan 2007 10:52:09 EST

Volume 33, Number 3, Summer 2006 p.4
President Bush's Faith-Based Initiative makes more money available to soup kitchens, homeless shelters, and substance-abuse-treatment programs. But it is doing so without regard for the constitutionally mandated separation of church and state.



The Faith-Based Iniative: Compassion in Action

Wed, 31 Jan 2007 10:52:09 EST

Volume 33, Number 3, Summer 2006 p.6
Federal court decisions have upheld Bush's Faith-Based Initiative as constitutional. The effort has helped church-based organizations to receive federal funds but with a mandate that this public money must go to the public purpose.



Our "New" Religious Politics

Wed, 31 Jan 2007 10:52:09 EST

Volume 33, Number 3, Summer 2006 p.9
Churches and partisan politics have long been entwined, but recently, U.S. politics have appeared more "religious party" vs. "secular party" than ever. The new IRS Political Activity Compliance Initiative may put a damper on church-based politicking.



Religion and Education: Consensus and Conflict

Wed, 31 Jan 2007 10:52:09 EST

Volume 33, Number 3, Summer 2006 p.12
How do we achieve the protection of religious liberty? The biggest threat to religious liberty in our public schools is that most do not have policies and practices that reflect the First Amendment.



Georgia's Bible Bill: A New Front in an Old War

Wed, 31 Jan 2007 10:52:09 EST

Volume 33, Number 3, Summer 2006 p.14
Georgia enacted a bill in April 2006 legislating that the Bible be taught in high school elective classes as history, without exposure to conflicting interpretations from various Jewish, Christian, and academic sources. How will such classes fare against legal challenges under the First Amendment?



Religion and the U.S. Workplace

Wed, 31 Jan 2007 10:52:09 EST

Volume 33, Number 3, Summer 2006 p.17
The U.S. workforce is more diverse than any other. Religious discrimination claims and lawsuits are on the upswing. A recently proposed federal bill would increase employer obligations of religious accommodation.



When Contraceptives Clash with Conscience, Whose Rights Prevail?

Wed, 31 Jan 2007 10:52:09 EST

Volume 33, Number 3, Summer 2006 p.18
Some health-care professionals object to providing emergency contraception. These professionals promise to provide care, not conscience, but where do professionals' rights end and patients' rights begin?



Religious Pluralism in an Undecidedly Secular World

Wed, 31 Jan 2007 10:52:09 EST

Volume 33, Number 3, Summer 2006 p.21
The media can actively determine public attitudes of religious tolerance or intolerance. The religious and secularists alike should recognize the power of the media to enhance, rather than undermine, religious tolerance.



Human Rights Heroes: 1st Amendment Freedom in Schools: Those Who Stand for Church-State Separation

Wed, 31 Jan 2007 10:52:09 EST

Volume 33, Number 3, Summer 2006 p.26
Lisa Herdahl and others have stood up for their constitutional rights in cases involving freedom of (or from) religion in public schools.