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Gov. Ventura to Gov. Pence: 'Keep religion out of government' on RT America's ... - RT

Google Religion - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 18:41

RT

Gov. Ventura to Gov. Pence: 'Keep religion out of government' on RT America's ...
RT
In his first episode of 'Off the Grid' on RT America, former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura takes on the hot topics of the day, including corporate fascism, religious freedom laws, how the government spies on cell phones and medical marijuana. “Stand ...

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World Will Get More Religious by 2050 - Live Science

Google Religion - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 18:29

Live Science

World Will Get More Religious by 2050
Live Science
The world is becoming more religious, as the number of agnostics and others who don't affiliate with a certain religion shrinks as a percentage of the global population. By 2050, just 13 percent of people in the world will say they are unaffiliated ...
The Future of World Religions: Population Growth Projections, 2010-2050Pew Research Center's Religion and Public Life Project
The world's fastest-growing religion is ...CNN
Islam Could Become the World's Largest Religion After 2070The Atlantic
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What the Bush family can teach us about religion and family life - Deseret News

Google Religion - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 18:09

Deseret News

What the Bush family can teach us about religion and family life
Deseret News
In that respect, the Bushes represent one of the great shifts in American religious identity, a shift that occurred largely in the second half of the 20th century. A growing tolerance for religious plurality has become, in many ways, a defining ...

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Politics, Money And Religion: 5 Things We Learned From Indiana's RFRA Debate - Forbes

Google Religion - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 17:48

Forbes

Politics, Money And Religion: 5 Things We Learned From Indiana's RFRA Debate
Forbes
The uproar caused this past week by Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act proved one thing about America. Nothing stirs up conversation more than the intersection of religion, money and politics. On Thursday, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed a “fix ...

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Indiana's religious freedom law was inspired by Native Americans' right to ... - Business Insider

Google Religion - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 13:35

Business Insider

Indiana's religious freedom law was inspired by Native Americans' right to ...
Business Insider
Y.) explained the difference between the federal and state laws: The federal law only applies when people sue the government for violating their freedom of religion, while the broader state laws can affect lawsuits against individuals. Businesses could ...

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So just what are religious freedom laws designed to protect? - Los Angeles Times

Google Religion - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 12:06

Los Angeles Times

So just what are religious freedom laws designed to protect?
Los Angeles Times
In a tumultuous week that included Big Business flexing its political muscles, lawmakers in Indiana and Arkansas walked a tightrope seeking balance between two core American values: religious freedom and protection from discrimination. The governors of ...
'Religious Freedom' Measures RevampedWall Street Journal
Indiana governor signs amended 'religious freedom' lawUSA TODAY
This Map Shows Every State With Religious-Freedom LawsTIME
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Christianity, when properly understood, is a religion of losers - The Guardian

Google Religion - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 11:01

The Guardian

Christianity, when properly understood, is a religion of losers
The Guardian
Christianity, properly understood, is a religion of losers – the worst of playground insults. For not only do we not want to be a loser, we don't want to associate with them either. We pointedly shun losers, as if some of their loser-ness might rub off ...

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Arkansas, Indiana governors sign amended religious freedom laws - Los Angeles Times

Google Religion - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 09:53

Los Angeles Times

Arkansas, Indiana governors sign amended religious freedom laws
Los Angeles Times
The governors of Arkansas and Indiana on Thursday quickly signed revised versions of their respective religious freedom laws, hoping to quell a national uproar that united business leaders and gay rights activists who fought the measures as potentially ...
This Map Shows Every State With Religious-Freedom LawsTIME
Indiana governor signs amended 'religious freedom' lawUSA TODAY
Indiana, Arkansas governors OK changes to religious objections legislationChicago Tribune

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Indiana governor signs amended 'religious freedom' law - USA TODAY

Google Religion - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 04:30

USA TODAY

Indiana governor signs amended 'religious freedom' law
USA TODAY
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Thursday signed into law revisions in the state's divisive Religious Freedom Restoration Act aimed at removing fears that it would allow businesses to discriminate against gays and lesbians. The Indiana House ...
This Map Shows Every State With Religious-Freedom LawsTIME
Indiana governor approves fix to controversial 'religious freedom' actAl Jazeera America
Religion vs. business: How Indiana law opened new split among conservativesChristian Science Monitor
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This Map Shows Every State With Religious-Freedom Laws - TIME

Google Religion - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 03:50

TIME

This Map Shows Every State With Religious-Freedom Laws
TIME
The national outcry over Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) has turned attention towards the 19 states with their own versions of the law and the others that are considering similar measures. The timeline below shows when each state ...
'Religious Freedom' Measures RevampedWall Street Journal

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The world's fastest-growing religion is ... - CNN

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CNN

The world's fastest-growing religion is ...
CNN
Yes, despite predictions that religion will go the way of dinosaurs, the size of almost every major faith -- sorry, Buddhists -- will increase in the next 40 years, according to a study released Thursday by the Pew Research Center. The biggest winners ...
Why people with no religion are projected to decline as a share of the world's ...Pew Research Center
Christianity on course to be minority religion in UKTelegraph.co.uk
The Future of World Religions: Population Growth Projections, 2010-2050Pew Research Center's Religion and Public Life Project
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Religion Laws Quickly Fall Into Retreat in Indiana and Arkansas - New York Times

Google Religion - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 02:42

News & Observer (blog)

Religion Laws Quickly Fall Into Retreat in Indiana and Arkansas
New York Times
Mike Pence of Indiana last week as he signed what was billed as a religious freedom law. Smiling and proud, some of them had cheered the bill as a way to protect religious business owners from having to provide cakes and flowers to same-sex weddings.
Don't allow discrimination because of religionAlbany Times Union
NC Senate leader Berger seeks a 'balance' on religionNews & Observer (blog)
Five things you haven't considered about Indiana's religious freedom lawCNN
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Indiana, Arkansas Pass Revised Religious Freedom Bills - NBCNews.com

Google Religion - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 02:18

NBCNews.com

Indiana, Arkansas Pass Revised Religious Freedom Bills
NBCNews.com
Indiana's governor on Thursday signed a bill to clarify a "religious freedom" bill that sparked a blistering wave of criticism and boycotts, while Arkansas' governor signed a similar bill that had been revised over concerns about discrimination ...
Arkansas, Indiana enact fixes to measures seen as targeting gaysReuters
Arkansas Governor Calls for Changes to 'Religious Freedom' BillWall Street Journal
Arkansas Moves to Revise Legislation as Concerns of Religion and Gay Rights ...New York Times
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Islam Will Be Fastest-Growing Major Religion in Coming Decades: Report - NBCNews.com

Google Religion - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 02:07

NBCNews.com

Islam Will Be Fastest-Growing Major Religion in Coming Decades: Report
NBCNews.com
Over the next four decades, Islam is expected to grow faster than any other major religion worldwide, with the Muslim population nearly matching Christians in both number and share of the global population, according to projections released Thursday.

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'Religious Freedom' Measures Revamped - Wall Street Journal

Google Religion - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 00:10

Wall Street Journal

'Religious Freedom' Measures Revamped
Wall Street Journal
Indiana and Arkansas looked to end an uproar over religious-protection laws as both took steps Thursday to address concerns that the measures gave people the right to discriminate against gays and lesbians. Lawmakers in Indiana passed a bill that makes ...
Indiana, Arkansas governors OK changes to religious objections legislationChicago Tribune
Arkansas, Indiana governors sign amended religious freedom lawsLos Angeles Times
Indiana lawmakers unveil changes to religious objections lawCBC.ca

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Arkansas, Indiana enact fixes to measures seen as targeting gays - Reuters

Google Religion - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 23:32

NBCNews.com

Arkansas, Indiana enact fixes to measures seen as targeting gays
Reuters
Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, a Republican, signed his state's Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law minutes after it passed in the statehouse. Indiana Governor Mike Pence, also a Republican, signed a revised religious freedom law that ...
Indiana, Arkansas Pass Revised Religious Freedom BillsNBCNews.com
Arkansas Moves to Revise Legislation as Concerns of Religion and Gay Rights ...New York Times
Arkansas Governor Calls for Changes to 'Religious Freedom' BillWall Street Journal
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Arkansas and Indiana pass changes to religious laws - BBC News

Google Religion - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 23:32

BBC News

Arkansas and Indiana pass changes to religious laws
BBC News
Arkansas and Indiana have passed laws to quell the outcry over new "religious freedom" legislation that critics say encourages anti-gay discrimination. Republican Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson signed a revised version of his religious objections ...
Indiana unveils changes to religion bill; Arkansas in fluxLongview News-Journal
Arkansas Moves to Revise Legislation as Concerns of Religion and Gay Rights ...New York Times
Arkansas, Indiana enact fixes to measures seen as targeting gaysReuters
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Indiana unveils changes to religion bill; Arkansas in flux - AOL News

Google Religion - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 19:11

AOL News

Indiana unveils changes to religion bill; Arkansas in flux
AOL News
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana lawmakers announced proposed changes Thursday to the state's new religious objections law aimed at quelling widespread criticism from businesses and other groups that have called the proposal anti-gay. The revisions ...
As Ind. tries to clarify religion bill, what do Americans think about God and ...Virginia Gazette

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Christianity on course to be minority religion in UK - Telegraph.co.uk

Google Religion - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 19:09

Telegraph.co.uk

Christianity on course to be minority religion in UK
Telegraph.co.uk
The predictions mirror analysis from the most recent UK census which saw the number of children growing up as Muslims in the UK almost double in a decade while the number of people describing themselves as non-religious also jumped dramatically.

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Indiana lawmakers unveil proposed changes to religion bill - Chicago Tribune

Google Religion - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 16:21

Chicago Tribune

Indiana lawmakers unveil proposed changes to religion bill
Chicago Tribune
Indiana lawmakers announced proposed changes Thursday to the state's new religious objections law aimed at quelling widespread criticism from businesses and other groups that have called the proposal anti-gay. The revisions, which still require ...
Deal on Ind. 'religious freedom' law could come ThursdayUSA TODAY
Understanding the Religious Freedom Restoration ActFox News (blog)
Arkansas Governor Asks Lawmakers to Recall Religious Exception BillNew York Times
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