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"A.D." Violating Religious Freedoms? Member access only

Freedom of Religion

"Off-campus" Religious Instruction Doesn't Violate First Amendment Member access only

Freedom of Religion

Accident Victim Refuses Blood Transfusion; Dies Member access only

Freedom of Religion

Age and Disability Discrimination Member access only

Clergy - Removal; Freedom of Religion

Child Abuse - Part 3 Member access only

Child Abuse; Freedom of Religion

Church Business Meetings Member access only

Board Members - Removal; Church Business Meetings; Freedom of Religion

Church Childcare Program Forced to Seek License Member access only

Freedom of Religion; Schools

Church Designated as "Historic Landmark" Member access only

Church Property; Freedom of Religion

Church Employee Dismissed After Making Accusations of Sexual Misconduct Member access only

Freedom of Religion; Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Church Membership Member access only

Freedom of Religion; Invasion of Privacy

Church Use of Public School Auditoriums Member access only

Freedom of Religion

Churches' Interiors as Landmarks Member access only

Church Property; Freedom of Religion

Concealed Weapon Bans and the Constitution Member access only

Freedom of Religion

Concealed Weapon Law and Churches Member access only

Freedom of Religion

Court Rules Schools' Vaccination Requirements Trump Parents' Religious Exemption Member access only

Freedom of Religion

Court Rules Venue Owners Violated Discrimination Laws by Refusing to Host Same-Sex Wedding Member access only

Freedom of Religion; Marriage

Discipline of Church Members Member access only

Freedom of Religion

Dismissed Members Sue Church Member access only

Freedom of Religion

Display of Religious Student Artwork Member access only

Freedom of Religion; Schools

Former Candidate for Priesthood Sues for Defamation Member access only

Defamation; Freedom of Religion