Religious Liberty

No choice on school choice

Religious Liberty | Appeals court upholds Maine restrictions on religious school tuition
by Steve West
Posted 11/02/20, 03:56 pm

Three families in rural areas of Maine without public high schools can send their children to private school but not Christian school on the government’s dime, an appeals court ruled Thursday.

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Priests defend right to visit the sick

Religious Liberty | At government urging, hospitals update COVID-19 policies to allow clergy visits
by Steve West
Posted 10/27/20, 02:28 pm

Patients facing death or serious illness can take comfort in visits from their faith leaders. But pandemic-related restrictions have closed many hospital doors to priests, pastors, and rabbis. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Civil Rights recently helped two Catholics resolve disputes with hospitals about the balance between health concerns and patients’ religious freedom.

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Colorado churches join push for in-person worship

Religious Liberty | Court decision reveals ignorance bias behind pandemic restrictions
by Steve West
Posted 10/27/20, 12:40 pm

An appeals court on Thursday temporarily reinstated Colorado’s COVID-19 restrictions on places of worship.

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