Archive for: October, 2017

New Law – California will not participate in any federal religious registry

New Law – California will not participate in any federal religious registry

California Governor Jerry Brown signed a new law that will prevent state and local agencies and employees from disclosing information about a person's religious beliefs to the federal government for use in creating a database for law enforcement or religious purposes.

 
 

MacIsaac: This Reformation Day, I Still Protest!

MacIsaac: This Reformation Day, I Still Protest!

October  31st is not only Halloween but is it Reformation Day – the day that Martin Luther nailed his  95 Theses to the door of a church in Wittenberg.

 
 

Tax-exemption of clergy housing violates Establishment Clause rules Federal judge

Tax-exemption of clergy housing violates Establishment Clause rules Federal judge

Last Friday a federal judge in Wisconsin issued a ruling that a federal statute that exempts housing for members of the clergy from taxation violates the establishment clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution.

 
 

Advocate Realities: Tips and Principles

Advocate Realities: Tips and Principles

By Shawn D'Abreu – Some suggestions for your life as an activist.

 
 

Federal Judge rules Pennsylvania county seal violates Establishment Clause

Federal Judge rules Pennsylvania county seal violates Establishment Clause

A Federal judge has ruled that a Pennsylvania county seal and flag that prominently feature a cross violates the Establishment Clause.