Rachel Lynn Aldrich

Rachel is an assistant editor for WORLD Digital. Follow Rachel on Twitter @Rachel_Lynn_A.

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Judge declares school's yoga classes nonreligious

Education
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 7/02/13, 02:35 pm

A judge ruled Monday that a California public school district can teach yoga. The ruling determined that although yoga is a religious practice, the Encinitas Union School District does not teach it that way at its nine campuses.

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Canada provides refuge for Pakistani Christian accused of blasphemy

Persecution
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 7/01/13, 12:48 pm

A Christian girl fled Pakistan with her family after a Muslim cleric falsely accused her of burning pages from the Quran. After spending months in hiding, Rimsha Masih and her family are now in Canada, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said over the weekend.

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Chick-fil-A under fire again over CEO's gay marriage stance

Marriage
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/28/13, 12:15 pm

“Seems like not much has changed in the world of Chick-fil-A,” declared a Huffington Post article after Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy, perhaps predictably, tweeted his opinion about the Supreme Court’s ruling on DOMA and Proposition 8. The ruling will extend federal recognition to same-sex marriages in the states where they are legal.

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