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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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Police Misinformation To Parents Did Not Violate Their Religious Exercise Rights

Estate of Manolios v. Wickersham, (ED MI, June 13, 2018), is a suit against Macomb County, Michigan sheriff and police officers alleging numerous constitutional violations in their investigation of a fatal car accident.  The primary allegation was that authorities wrongfully identified … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Christian Baker in Same-Sex Wedding Case Due to Colorado Commission’s Religious Hostility

By Steven T. Collis The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 7-to-2 decision, overturned a Colorado public accommodation sexual orientation discrimination case that found that a Lakewood baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple violated the … Continue reading

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Supreme Court of Canada decision: Religious Judicial Review

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