Church & State

A New Inquisition: Religious Persecution in Britain Today

British think tank Civitas warns that Christians in Britain are being unfairly targeted by laws intended to prevent religious hate crimes.
“Is the Crown Prosecution Service so prudent in its understanding of ‘religious hatred’ that it should be free, with no penalty for error, to mobilize the power and resources of the state against ordinary citizens who make comments about religion?”

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“We are demanding that the library remove this blatant violation of the Constitution’s Establishment Clause, which forbids government sponsored hostility towards religion.”

Tutoring Service Approved by DC Public Schools Has Ties to Church of Scientology

“Applied Scholastics International is one of 29 tutoring services listed in the Title I Supplemental Educational Services Guide. Parents of students in failing D.C. public schools can choose which provider they would prefer for their children…. ‘The job of Applied Scholastics is to place the Study Technology developed by … L. Ron Hubbard into the hands of the world’s students and educators.’” Fox

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"The officials insisted that homeschooling was an inappropriate way to raise a child."

“Attorneys with the Alliance Defense Fund and the Home School Legal Defense Association have filed an application with the European Court of Human Rights to request it to hear the case involving Dominic Johansson.” Case Filed Against Sweden Over Seized Homeschooled Child

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Group: Effort to Deport Christian "Son of Hamas" a Travesty

The Institute on Religion and Democracy is urging on behalf of the “Son of Hamas.”
“While Yousef admits openly to the integral role he played in terrorist group Hamas, he says the account of his conversion in his recently released book, Son of Hamas, should make perfectly clear that he is now an asset, not a threat.” More

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