Even though they've had more than 230 years to figure out what it means to "establish" religion, legal scholars, judges and religious freedom advocates still don't agree. In a case that the Supreme Court will hear on Feb. 27, there is a new opportunity to interpret the clause in a way that could drastically alter the government's relationship with religion in a positive way.
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If there is anything that people from different political views share in common, it is an interest in the wellbeing of children. It is with that wellbeing in mind that Quebec, Canada launched full-day, year-round child care for all children under age 5, in 1997. Several follow up studies have attempted to measure the impact of that childcare and the results offer an interesting perspective on the effectiveness of universal social programs for the care of young children.
The Utah Coalition Against Pornography will hold its annual conference, “Empowered to Change” on Saturday, February 23, 2019, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Salt Palace Convention Center. Find out more about the events and resources available at the conference as well as how to get tickets by clicking here.
Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia are on the rise, but so are crimes against members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, according to hate crime statistics from the FBI released in December.
Bob Woodward literally wrote the book on Watergate. Five books, in fact, including "All the President's Men" with Carl Bernstein, his partner in the landmark reporting on the presidential scandal that led to the resignation of Richard Nixon. So what now, after 45 years and all that reporting, does Woodward hope to learn about Watergate from Elder D. Todd Christofferson, who once called it "a scandal's scandal?"
Putin disavows crackdown on Jehovah’s Witnesses. Could this help revive the LDS Church’s efforts in Russia, too?
“Jehovah’s Witnesses are Christians, too. I don’t quite understand why they are persecuted,” Putin said. “So this should be looked into. [Something] must be done.”
The new, 116th Congress includes the first two Muslim women ever to serve in the House of Representatives, and is, overall, slightly more religiously diverse than the prior Congress.