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While serving on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., Judge Brett Kavanaugh heard cases touching on religious liberty that could indicate how he could rule on such issues that go before the high court if he’s confirmed. Here are some telling examples.
In a spirit of fostering awareness, understanding, and respect for those of another faith, we share with you what our interview participants themselves entrusted to us, in their own voices. Our effort is intended not as an argument that our participants’ views are “the” truth about hijab. However, we believe that insider perspectives offer much of value in understanding Islam and its adherents.
The need for knowledge of religious rights is important today in America where religious freedom is so much under attack and people generally have the impression that they can’t even bring up religion in most public settings. Groups are actively working to banish religion in any form from the public square. That is all the more reason we can’t let that happen, but you have to know your religious freedom rights to speak up for yourself.
In the first case of its kind, two sides will meet Thursday in court to decide whether a faith-based adoption agency can refuse to work with same-sex couples. The outcome could have surprising implications for families.