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Multifaith Coalition To Protect Religious Liberties Fractured On Key Issues

Posted 05.30.2013 | Religion

By Lauren Markoe Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) In a conference full of people who champion traditional religious values, Amardeep Singh k...

The NYPD Should Build, Not Disrupt Faith

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 04.24.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

The very logic behind this NYPD initiative raises my hackles. Is a religious community really free to assemble when it does not feel safe doing so?

One Nation, Under Pluralism

Chris Stedman | Posted 11.09.2011 | Religion
Chris Stedman

September 11th, 2001 was a wake-up call to be more aware of what occurred outside of my own context -- to listen more, to learn more, and to love more.

The Destructive Nature Of The Muslim Radicalization Hearings

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

If they move forward, as Rep. King has repeatedly stated they will, these hearings will allow political grandstanding to become a precedent for fighting terrorism.

The Religious Must Stand Up For Atheists

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

If religious affiliation is a protected category in our laws, our minds and our actions, so too must non-affiliation and atheism. The interfaith movement must lead the way.

Tell Bill Maher About A Mohamed

Frank Fredericks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Frank Fredericks

If he gets a thousand emails from all of us, perhaps Bill Maher will rethink his sloppy analysis of Islam in America.

Patriotism at Park51: Join the Liberty Walk

Frank Fredericks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Frank Fredericks

This is really about how we as Americans answer the question we have yet to pose in the post-9/11 era. Does religious freedom also apply to Muslim Americans, as well as all Americans of faith? Our answer must be yes.

Top American Rabbis Rally Behind the 'Ground Zero Mosque'

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

Even as newspapers continue to flurry with the headline that the Anti-Defamation League has opposed Park 51, the leaders of American Jewry have come out disproportionately in support of the community center.