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What is Islamophobia? Understanding the Anti-Muslim Sentiment through the Lens of Westerners

This article aims to look at the image of Muslim and Islam through the lens of the Westerners and to understand the anti-Muslim sentiment in analysis of the 2011 data gathered and published by Gallup, Inc., an American analytics and advisory company based in Washington, D.C.  Introduction: What is Islamophobia and what are the basic…

Leaving Islam: An Ex-Muslim’s Life-Changing Decision

This article will revolve around the tenet of ex-Muslim followers, practitioners and believers, who turned away from their religion by birth which is Islam, a major world religion. Islam is renowned in the world as one of the most followed, chosen and lived by religions and dominations all over the globe.  As a little background…

Christian Persecution: A Horrendous Worldly Reality

This article is something that is very close to my heart as the title speaks of my personal identity as a Christian. I am a proud Catholic and Christian. I practice my faith, principles, and beliefs as a Christian, from the moment that I was baptized up to the present. Thus personally, it is a…

Religious Discrimination in the Workplace

Religious discrimination in the workplace is a real problem. Religious accommodation in the workplace is important to make sure that employees are able to practice their religion according to their beliefs and to ensure they have access to the rights that are given to them on religious grounds.     There are legal and other…

Is Separation of Church and State Necessary in the Workplace and University?

  The separation of church and state is something that has been the law for many years now. Churches and religious organizations are not allowed to engage in political campaigns. In fact, the law does not recognize any church or religion at all. Churches are not permitted to engage in political campaign activities. If they…

Religious Tolerance Definition – Religious Head Coverings

The religious tolerance definition is a very delicate concept for the Western world. This is because, as you know, religion in the west has many different forms. And while Islam and Christianity are two of the more dominant religions in the West, there are others as well. Thus, it is easy to see why it…

Famous Authors on Religious Freedom 

Writing is both a meaningful and artistic form and avenue of expressing one’s views, thoughts, opinions, sentiments and feelings that are hard to be shared personally and to be aired out verbally. This process gives a long-lasting effect and relief to the writer as his or her inner recesses are at a paced and stable…

Examples of Religious Rights and Religious Freedom Organizations Today

Examples of Religious Rights and Religious Freedom Organizations Today (What They Do, How They Started and What is their Mission) Religious Freedom and Religious Rights are two aspects and dimensions that share a common goal in promoting the value and importance of Religion to the lives of individuals. Religion, as I have shared and discussed…

How does US Religious Freedom Compare to other Countries? 

  Religious freedom can be compared to decision making in our everyday lives. In our daily life, we are given an array of options and choices on what to eat, what to drink, what to wear, where to go and what to do. Yet, the matter of choice that we pick will still depend on…

Cases of Conflict: Religious Rights in the Issue of Refusal of Service

The Case of the Baker: Jack Phillips of Denver, Colorado grabs headlines as a homophobic cake artist     In 2019, Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Denver Colorado, grabbed local and international headlines as he claimed violation of his rights of religious freedom filing his 26 page long motion to dismiss citing 46…

Landmark Supreme Court Cases on Religious Freedom

  A large chunk of our identity has always been rooted to the foundation of our morality shaped through the lens of our religious affiliations or the lack thereof. It is through these beliefs that we form our worldview and how we interact with ourselves and others on a daily basis. For a long period…

Religious Rights Issues in the Workplace in the U.S.

Religious rights issues involving the workplace is considered a litigious issue among business owners. In fact, it’s very controversial that even the Harvard School of Business created specific courses for it. Religious issues require an understanding of the law that should go a bit more from the normal precautionary readings in order to address it…