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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…

The Faith of One Man Against a Nation

On July 29th, a father, Tahir Ahmad Naseem, was shot in a Pakastani Court. His killer was praised as a hero.     His daughter, Mashal Naseem, cries out against the injustice her father faced as there was little done about protecting his religious freedom. Tahir Ahmad Naseem was an American citizen and a passionate…

Creationism v Evolution in the US Public School System

With the ratification of the First Amendment and the extension of the Fourth Amendment to fully realize the “separation of church and state” as Thomas Jefferson advocated and to give constitutional protection to the liberties of basic human rights such as freedom of religion versus the perceived idea of most Americans (according to a 2006…

The Causes and Targets of Religious Persecution in the United States

  To a significant extent, it can be said that religion is the foundation of a person’s overall identity encompassing his or her morality, world view, self-image, attitude towards self and others. Thus, religious differences are often seen as impactful factors in the cultural, social, and personal context. Although differences among human groups categorized by…