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Tag: Religious Action Center
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Two decades ago the Jewish community united in support of landmark religious freedom legislation. Now the Supreme Court’s application of that law has Jewish groups divided.
Leading Jewish advocacy groups denounced the court’s 5-4 decision Monday in the Hobby Lobby case granting...
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When Manya Monson was laid off in 2010, she knew she wouldn’t receive unemployment benefits, but she figured she could manage. Then a few weeks later she found out she was pregnant.
“It made things very tough at that point,” Monson said.
Had she been employed at the local...
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The Reform movement is seeking clarification from the Pentagon on the treatment of the soldier accused in a massive leaks case.
The letter sent Tuesday by Reform’s Religious Action Center to Defense Secretary Robert Gates noted “incomplete” reports in the media about the treatment...
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