A collection of news and information related to Freedom of Religion published by this site and its partners.
Displaying items 1-12 of 12 » View all items
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by the University of Notre Dame challenging the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act requiring employers to provide birth-control coverage. The lawsuit, filed...
WSBT TVIt's a place many parents send their children to learn – but should public school classrooms also be a place for faith? What if just Christian faith is promoted? Northern Indiana Senator Dennis Kruse, a Republican, is sponsoring a bill that would...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Republican state senator is pushing for Indiana's public school students to start the school day by reciting the Lord's Prayer amid what he calls an "attack" on religion in the schools. Senate education committee chairman...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott said Wednesday he will defend high school cheerleaders who want to use Bible verses on banners at football games. Abbott has filed court papers to intervene in a lawsuit that cheerleaders at...
WSBT-TV ReporterNOTRE DAME – A group made up of members from the infamous “ND 88,” people who were arrested and charged with trespassing when President Obama spoke at the university's 2009 commencement, did not hold back during a demonstration outside...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND — The University of Notre Dame, the Catholic Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend and several other area organizations filed suit Monday challenging the constitutionality of a federal regulation that requires religious organizations to...
WSBT-TV ReporterSOUTH BEND – President Obama announced a health insurance reform plan at midday Friday to appease Catholic church and religious-affiliated employers opposed to birth control use. Local religious leaders said the president's resolution is a step in...
South Bend TribuneArea Catholic colleges and other religious-based employers are considering their options in the wake of a federal order that they must provide birth-control coverage to women employees by Aug. 1, 2013. The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Herman Cain is apologizing to Muslim leaders for vitriolic remarks he made about Islam while campaigning for the presidential nomination. The former Godfather's Pizza CEO has said communities have a right to ban Islamic...
Tags: Politics, Washington, DC, Herman Cain, Elections, Islam
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's Republican leadership is pushing ahead with a proposal that would be the nation's broadest use of school vouchers, allowing even middle-class families to use taxpayer money to send their kids to private schools....
Tags: Personal Income, Education, Executive Branch, Ohio, Illinois
DETROIT (AP) — The cleric who became the public face of efforts to build an Islamic center near ground zero in New York began a national speaking tour Saturday night by urging Muslims to play a role in shaping relationships with America. Feisal...
INDIANAPOLIS - For the past several years, Republicans in the Indiana General Assembly have pushed for a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage in the state. The difference this year is that, with a new GOP majority in the House of...
Tags: Family, Justice System, Indianapolis, Freedom of the Press, Laws
Jan 9, 2013 |Story| South Bend Tribune
Jan 4, 2013 |Story| WSBT-TV
Jan 4, 2013 |Story| WSBT-TV
Oct 17, 2012 |Story| AP Broadcast
Apr 26, 2012 |Story| WSBT-TV
May 21, 2012 |Story| WSBT-TV
Feb 10, 2012 |Story| WSBT-TV
Jan 25, 2012 |Story| South Bend Tribune
Jul 27, 2011 |Story| AP Broadcast
Mar 29, 2011 |Story| AP Broadcast
Jan 16, 2011 |Story| AP Broadcast
Feb 8, 2011 |Story| WSBT-TV
Original site for Freedom of Religion topic gallery.