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In the World — October 6, 2013

By Christy Barritt   No Religious Freedom for For-Profit Corporations A three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently ruled that for-profit corporations do not have religious freedom protections. The case involved a Pennsylvania furniture company owned by a Mennonite family that sued the government over the birth control mandate. […]


In the World–February 26, 2012

By Christy Barritt   Military Chaplains and Same-Sex Marriages Last fall the U.S. Senate passed legislation as an amendment to the defense authorization bill that protects military chaplains from being required to conduct same-sex weddings. When Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (the policy banning gays from serving openly in the military) was repealed in September 2011, […]