How Standing Rock Challenges Us to Expand Our Conceptions of Religious Freedom

How Standing Rock Challenges Us to Expand Our Conceptions of Religious Freedom

Chelsea Langston Bombino, Dec. 19, 2016 On Sunday, December 4, Native American tribes and supporters celebrated as the Army Corps of Engineers announced that it would…

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Will the Russell amendment get a second chance?

Will the Russell amendment get a second chance?

Stanley Carlson-Thies, Dec. 19, 2016 The Russell amendment to the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), designed to ensure that faith-based organizations are not excluded…

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Working Class Spiritual Poverty: The Potential of Faith-based Organizations

Working Class Spiritual Poverty: The Potential of Faith-based Organizations

Chelsea Langston Bombino, Dec. 19, 2016 After the election of Donald Trump, journalists, political analysts and demographers all wondered what they had missed. In the…

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Civic Neighborliness: A Moment of Hope and Opportunity for the New Administration’s Engagement with Communities Across Deep Difference

Civic Neighborliness: A Moment of Hope and Opportunity for the New Administration’s Engagement with Communities Across Deep Difference

Stanley Carlson-Thies, Dec. 19, 2016 As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump spoke sparingly about religious freedom and his vision for how diverse persons and institutions…

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The Connection Between Religious Freedom and Paid Family Leave

The Connection Between Religious Freedom and Paid Family Leave

Chelsea Langston Bombino, December 1, 2016 I got married this summer and my husband and I are beginning to consider the many factors involved in…

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How to Get Religious Freedom Out of Scare Quotes

How to Get Religious Freedom Out of Scare Quotes

Chelsea Langston Bombino, December 1, 2016 Religious freedom isn’t having a great year.  In the recent article “Does ‘Religious Freedom’ Deserve Scare Quotes?”, Sunnive Brydum captures…

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