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  • Hoppin’ Mad: White House Blasted for Prohibiting Children from Submitting Religious Easter Eggs for Contest

    03/30/2024 9:42:54 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 48 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/30/2024 | Amy Furr
    President Joe Biden’s Democrat administration is taking flak for prohibiting children from submitting Easter eggs featuring religious artwork for a contest. The event, which is part of the White House’s annual Easter Egg Roll, is called “Celebrating National Guard Families” but will not allow submissions to feature symbols related to the holiday that Christians celebrate all over the world, the Daily Caller reported Friday. The 2024 “Call for Youth Art” flyer said: On behalf of First Lady Jill Biden, The Adjutants General of the National Guard are asking youth from National Guard families across the United States and all U.S....
  • Schiff: Trump Has ‘No Appreciation’ for Any Religious Belief — ‘He Is All About Division and Hate’

    03/20/2024 10:50:05 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 41 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/20/2024 | Pam Key
    Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA) said Wednesday on CNN’s “News Central” that former President Donald Trump has “no appreciation” for any religious belief. Anchor John Berman said, “Donald Trump weighed in on Jews who vote for Democrats. He said, they hate their religion and should be ashamed of themselves. Donald Trump, who is not Jewish, telling Jewish people how to be Jewish, what’s your reaction to that?” Schiff said, “Well, only to someone who has no appreciation for really any religion, any religious group, or any religious belief could make a statement like that. He’s the last person in the world...
  • Adams administration offers NYC religious groups up to $54K a month to house migrants

    03/08/2024 2:12:13 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 28 replies
    NY Post ^ | 03/08/2024 | Craig McCarthy and Rich Calder
    Mayor Eric Adams’ administration issued a plea to faith leaders this week, asking them to open their doors to some of the thousands of migrants currently in the city’s care, The Post has learned. The administration sent out a letter to religious groups across the Big Apple asking for volunteers to provide daytime respite centers for 150 migrants, in exchange for up to $54,000 a month. It also asked if religious centers would be willing to house 19 other migrants at night, for up to $35,500, according to the letter obtained by The Post. The first such shelter opened in...
  • United Airlines drag queen CEO accused of mocking religious exemptions to Covid vax

    01/17/2024 5:14:30 AM PST · by george76 · 52 replies
    Post Millennial ^ | Jan 16, 2024
    Kirby reportedly even went so far as to suggest that religiously exempt employees should have to wear a special symbol on their badges.. It has been revealed that United Airlines' Draq Queen CEO Scott Kirby allegedly mocked those seeking religious exemptions from the company's strict Covid-19 vaccine mandate, and proposed treating those who had been granted special accommodation differently than those who got the jab. Kirby reportedly even went so far as to suggest that religiously exempt employees should have to wear a special symbol on their badges, however that idea was struck down by United's lawyers. Kirby is well-known...
  • Snowflakes! Woke Wisconsin council sparks outrage after instructing staff to avoid red and green decorations in public buildings and replacing religious ornaments with 'snow people'

    11/11/2023 5:45:48 PM PST · by Libloather · 43 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/11/23 | James Gordon
    A city council in Wisconsin has issued guidelines to its employees suggesting they do not use red and green decorations in public spaces to mark the Christmas holidays for fear of causing offense. The bizarre suggestion was put forward by Deputy City Administrator Melissa Cantarero Weiss in an email under the instruction of City Administrator James Archambo. In the email Weiss encouraged city workers to adopt 'inclusive decorating practices' in how Wauwatosa's municipal buildings are decorated over the holiday season including using more 'winter themed' decorations such as snowflakes or 'snow people'. The message specifically urges employees to choose more...
  • Christian Preschool Denied State Funding Unless It Forgoes Biblical Beliefs And Morality

    07/17/2023 6:18:48 AM PDT · by CFW · 19 replies
    Harbinger Daily ^ | 7/17/23 | staff
    A private Christian preschool has issued a complaint of religious discrimination against Colorado state officials. Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) attorneys are representing Darren Patterson Christian Academy, which runs a preschool called “Busy Bees” in Buena Vista, Colorado. The academy was denied state funding of the new universal preschool program (“UPK”) unless it forgoes its religious character, beliefs and exercise. Effective July 1, the UPK program gives every 4-year-old in Colorado a minimum of 15 hours per week of free preschool services for the next year. All licensed preschools in Colorado have been encouraged to join the program, but they must...
  • Kayleigh McEnany To Host Next ‘Fox News Tonight’ Time Slot

    05/04/2023 8:55:20 PM PDT · by KittyKares · 42 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | May 04, 2023 | Nicole Silverio
    Fox News anchor Kayleigh McEnany is set to host the 8 p.m. time slot for the week of May 8 to May 12 after Daily Caller co-founder Tucker Carlson parted the network.
  • We Know Americans Have Become Less Religious. Surprising New Data Shows Us Where.

    04/22/2023 6:30:08 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 6 replies
    Religion News Service ^ | 4/12/23 | Ryan Burge
    North and South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and Michigan saw drops in total religious adherents of at least 10%.(RNS) — One of the most fascinating aspects of American religion is the peculiarity of its distribution across the United States. We know that large swaths of New England are dominated by mainline Protestants and white Catholics, while parts of South Florida have large Jewish enclaves, and Utah is the base for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Seeing these geographic affiliations up close, however, means looking at religious populations at the county level, which is notoriously difficult. Many local religious...
  • Catholic students kicked out of the Smithsonian ​for wearing pro-life hats

    01/31/2023 7:07:29 PM PST · by CFW · 24 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 1/31/23 | Carlos Garcia
    A dozen Catholic school students were kicked out of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., because they were wearing beanies with a pro-life message. The American Center of Law and Justice is representing the parents of the students from Our Lady of the Rosary School in Greenville County, South Carolina.
  • Canadian Broadcaster Blasts Religious People, Wants NHL to Fine Flyers $1M for Allowing Player to Opt-Out of Gay Pride Night

    01/19/2023 8:55:20 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 76 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01-19-2023 | WARNER TODD HUSTON
    Canadian broadcaster Sid Seixeiro mercilessly attacked Christians and insisted that the NHL punish the Philadelphia Flyers for allowing player Ivan Provorov to refuse to participate in the team’s gay pride night on Tuesday. Seixeiro was infuriated when Provorov refused to don a gay pride jersey and sat out the team’s warm-ups ahead of Tuesday’s game, citing his Russian Orthodox beliefs as his reason. After the game, the 26-year-old Provorov told reporters that he “respects” everyone, but his religion prevents his participation in gay pride demonstrations.
  • Religious freedom protections added to the Senate gay marriage bill don't go far enough, advocates warn

    11/17/2022 7:48:53 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 11/17/2022 | Ryan Foley
    A bill to enshrine the right to same-sex marriage into federal law cleared a major procedural hurdle in the U.S. Senate Wednesday, with critics saying that a religious freedom amendment added to the legislation doesn't adequately protect those with deeply held beliefs that marriage is between one man and one woman. In a 62-37 vote, the U.S. Senate invoked cloture on the Respect for Marriage Act. The support of 12 Senate Republicans enabled the bill to clear the 60-vote threshold for cloture required for most legislation to pass the Senate. Debate on the bill will continue before a final vote...
  • GOP Lawmakers Call on Biden Administration to Reverse COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate as ‘American Hero’ Faces Discharge

    10/19/2022 5:10:05 PM PDT · by george76 · 4 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | October 19, 2022 | Samantha Aschieris
    A group of Republican lawmakers are calling on the Biden administration to reassess the U.S. Coast Guard’s policy for “religious exemptions from the COVID-19 vaccination order,” which will likely force the involuntary discharge of a service member whom President Joe Biden thanked last month for his “heroic work.” Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., along with 16 other congressmen, sent a letter to Biden, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, and U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Linda Fagan on Monday regarding the administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for U.S. Coast Guard members. “Service members that have not obtained a COVID-19 vaccine risk an...
  • McCaskill: We Need to ‘Push’ Religious Leaders to Speak Out Against Trump

    10/03/2022 3:22:02 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/03/2022 | Pam Key
    MSNBC contributor Claire McCaskill said Monday on “Deadline” that religious leaders need to be pushed to criticize former President Donald Trump. The panel was discussing Trump saying on Truth Social Saturday that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) had a “death wish” for supporting Democrats’ bills. He referred to McConnell’s wife, former Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, as “China-loving wife, Coco Chow.”
  • Federal Court Nixes Vaccine Mandate, Citing Religious Liberty

    08/19/2022 9:32:48 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/19/22 | Katherine Hamilton
    A federal court denied a petition for rehearing in a case surrounding United Airlines’ vaccine mandate — one judge accusing the company of “coerc[ing] its employees into violating their religious beliefs.” Judges for the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, widely considered the most conservative federal court, voted 13-4 on Thursday to deny a rehearing. The court also denied United Airlines’ request to vacate a panel opinion from February, which held that the mandate inflicted irreparable harm and remanded the case to district court. Trump-appointed Judge James Ho penned a concurring opinion, admonishing the airline for creating...
  • Supreme Court Justice Alito Mocks Prince Harry, Boris, Macron, Trudeau for Roe Interference

    08/07/2022 2:35:47 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 10 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 29 Jul 2022 | JACK MONTGOMERY
    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito mocked Prince Harry, Boris Johnson, Emmanuel Macron, Justin Trudeau, and other foreigners who have taken it upon themselves to intervene in America’s abortion debate.In a speech to Notre Dame Law School’s Religious Liberty Summit in Rome, Italy, the conservative justice quipped he “had the honour this term of writing I think the only Supreme Court decision in the history of that institution that has been lambasted by a whole string of foreign leaders who felt perfectly fine commenting on American law,” referring to the overturning of Roe v. Wade.“One of these was former prime...
  • covid vax religious exemption as DoD contractor on a base

    07/12/2022 1:25:33 PM PDT · by uzumaki_naruto · 15 replies
    SELF ^ | 2022-07-12 | Uzumaki Naruto
    Just curious, has anyone obtained religious exemption as a DoD contractor working on a military base?
  • Big legal win for Wright-Patterson Air Force members fighting vaccine mandate

    04/04/2022 3:44:50 PM PDT · by george76 · 2 replies
    WXIX ^ | Apr. 1, 2022 | Jennifer Edwards Baker
    A federal judge in Cincinnati granted a temporary order this week blocking Air Force action against 18 service members including 11 who currently or recently served at Wright-Patterson in Dayton who are fighting the COVID-19 vaccine mandate. A federal judge in Cincinnati is stopping Air Force action against 18 servicemembers fighting the COVID-19 vaccine including 11 who currently or recently served at Wright-Patterson in Dayton. The servicemembers sued earlier this year over the denial of religious accommodations for refusing shots. The First Amendment and Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (RFRA) does, in fact, apply to the military, contrary to...
  • Has anyone gotten a religious exemption at a FAANG company for the jab?

    02/14/2022 3:44:13 PM PST · by uzumaki_naruto · 23 replies
    SELF ^ | Feb 14 2022 | SELF
    I got contacted by a FAANG (Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, Google) recruiter. I know. They are evil companies and every single of them requires a jab. Has anyone working in FAANG companies gotten a religious exemption for the jab? For new hires, I imagine it's hard to get an accomodation.
  • Supreme Court Rejects NYC Teachers’ Religious Exemption Appeal Over Vax Mandate

    02/12/2022 6:55:37 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 19 replies
    NY Post ^ | 02/12/22 | Jesse O’Neill
    The Supreme Court on Friday shot down an appeal from a group of New York City school teachers who sought to block a COVID-19 vaccine mandate, arguing it violated their religious freedom.Justice Sonia Sotomayor rejected the emergency appeal on Friday, the same day as the deadline for city employees to comply with the mandate or face losing their jobs.Sotomayor did not offer an explanation, which is the court’s usual procedure.The appeal was filed Tuesday by 15 Department of Education workers, who claimed the city was violating their religious freedoms by not accepting their exemption claims.The city requires that religious exemption...
  • Biden Administration Making Lists of Religious Vaccine Objectors

    01/13/2022 7:07:51 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 13 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | 01/13/21 | Sarah Parshall Perry & GianCarlo Canaparo
    A tiny administrative agency in the District of Columbia announced a new policy Tuesday that will likely serve as a model for a whole-of-government push to assemble lists of Americans who object on religious grounds to a COVID-19 vaccine.The Pretrial Services Agency for the District of Columbia—a federal independent entity that assists officers in the District of Columbia courts in formulating release recommendations and providing supervision and services to defendants awaiting trial—announced a new records system that will store the names and “personal religious information” of all employees who make “religious accommodation requests for religious exception from the federally mandated...