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Stopler on Religious Liberty as a Human Right

Gila Stopler (College of Law and Business – Ramat Gan Law School) has posted How Could Religious Liberty Be a Human Right: A Reply to Andrew Koppelman (Forthcoming in 16(3) INT’L J. CONST. L.) on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: In his … Continue reading

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Irish State Funded Catholic Schools Can No Longer Admit With Religious Preferences

CNN today reports on the change in school admission policies in Ireland that take effect this school year.  Some 90% of state-funded primary schools in Ireland are Catholic.  In the past, they have given priority to children who have been … Continue reading

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Supporting Religion is Not Always Good for Religious Freedom

Some supporters of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court praise him as a warrior for religious liberty. They cite, e.g., his written opinions on contraception and public prayer, as well as his earlier private lawyer amicus briefs for … Continue reading

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Soucek on a Religious Exemption Challenge to the FDA Prohibition on Gay Men Donating Blood

Brian Soucek (University of California, Davis – School of Law) has posted The Case of the Religious Gay Blood Donor (William & Mary Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: The Food and Drug Administration prohibits sexually active gay men … Continue reading

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Short-Term Rental Ban Does Not Burden Rabbi's Religious Freedom

According to today's Savannah Morning News, a Savannah, Georgia state trial court judge has upheld against a religious freedom challenge Savannah's city ordinance prohibiting short-term vacation rentals in certain areas of the city.  Rabbi Arnold Belzer and his wife claim … Continue reading

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