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  • It is crucial to note that voting "yes" on Question 1 will not make religious institutions redefine what marriage means to them. The definition of marriage in a religious context is based on tradition and religious law. The separation of church and state make it clear that it is not up to the government to define what marriage is for religious institutions. What Question 1 will not do is infringe on that (or any) right of churches. What Question 1 will do is redefine the legal definition of marriage, a definition that will allow same-sex couples to have all the privileges and legal rights that come with a legal marriage, but that are not granted in a civil union.

  • ... of none shall be abridged on account of religious belief or worship, nor shall any national ... Assistance to Church-Related Institutions .- The Court's first opportunity to rule on the ... is claimed, the Court engages in "definitional balancing" to determine that those forms are ...

  • ..., redefined religion and created institutions to enforce this new definition. The effect has ...By monopolizing religious affairs, the political system has become a regime ...

  • ... established or maintained by certain religious employers (and group health insurance coverage ... organizations that are religious institutions of higher education. This document also proposes ... issued final rules that adopted the definition of religious employer in the 2011 amended interim ...

  • ... Dictionary, supra, at 947-952 (definition of "under"). It might mean "subject to," see ... likely necessary before these institutions, instructed by their counsel, would begin to ..., scholarly, educational, and religious purposes. 17 U. S. C.§602(a)(3). Copies ...

  • While the First Amendment does not automatically afford a religious student group the right to a university's recognition or logo through RSO status, it does protect a religious organization from government interference in its determination of who will propound its message and how it will interpret its own doctrine.3 Christian Legal Society v. Martinez4 illustrates one university's imposition of a radical faith in tolerance upon orthodox religious believers-a faith that trumps the religious group's creeds or constitutions. [...]although this Note is neither a call-to-arms for the Religious Right nor an apocalyptic scare tactic, 1 do attempt to persuade that universities, which were generally bastions of postmodernism,* * * 4 5 have idolized one worldview over the resttolerance.6 When u...

    ... those who disagree with this peculiar definition of tolerance."1 This idea of "new tolerance" has ... the autonomy of organized religious institutions."158 Some of the questions relevant to the ...

  • ...(2) Definition of A-1 or A-2 dependent. For purposes of ... at post-secondary educational institutions;. (iv) Unmarried sons or daughters under the age ... each, except that alien members of a religious denomination coming temporarily and solely to do ...

  • ...Constitution.  Religious institutions offering such allowances should ... confirm that their ministers meet the definition of a minister of the gospel and to adequately ...

  • It is interesting what people believe, and will accept as a Religion. The Sociological definition is defined as follows: Religion is any set of coherent answers to the dilemmas of human existence that makes the world eaningful. Civilized man has to have some kinds of beliefs to hold a society together. Does this sound like what is taught in today's churches? Religion is a social institution that carries out important functions and gives meaning to those things not readily explaining the meaning of life. Religion also gives credence to a Societies moral, life and tries to explain the difference between good and evil. Theism means that the gods are separate from humans and from other things of earth. What is interesting is that in a modern world with its modern concepts of right and wrong...

    ... who do not adhere to some kind of religious beliefs are not as successful financially, or ... exist outside of our religious institutions. The institution of Communism, and Nazism were ...

  • President Obama's Justice Department is attacking freedom of religion. Yesterday, the Supreme Court heard arguments in the case of Hosanna-Tabor Church and School v. EEOC. Cheryl Perich taught elementary school and led chapel devotions at a small Lutheran school near Detroit but was replaced by a substitute after falling ill. She later sought to return to teaching but the church was concerned that she wouldn't be able to fulfill her duties. Negotiations turned sour; Ms. Perich threatened to sue and the church congregation voted to withdraw her "call" to the ministry, which made her ineligible for the job. She then charged discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act. The gist of the case is the definition of the "ministerial exemption." This is a customary practice recognize...

    ... own disputes, and run their own institutions." In oral arguments before the court Wednesday, ...

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