HispanicPundit + religiousfreedom   9

The Ezra Klein Show - Rod Dreher on America’s post-Christian culture war [CORRECTED] | Listen via Stitcher for Podcasts
Ezra Klein talks with Rod Dreher about religious right, religious liberty, and the sense of persecution for those on the religious right. In the process they talk about immigration, poverty, and other areas where religious right differs.
Catholic  culture  christians  Immigration  religiousFreedom  podcasts  klein  dreher 
6 weeks ago by HispanicPundit
Thank Christianity, Not Secularism, for Religious Liberty | The American Conservative
This story, however, is not only superficial and inadequate, but backward. Religious historian Robert Louis Wilken’s Liberty in the Things of God documents how the origins of religious freedom aren’t secular, but decidedly Christian.
religiousFreedom  History  christian  Books  AmericanConservative 
june 2019 by HispanicPundit
Another Religious Test in the Senate - WSJ
As a leader of black Christians, I feel particularly strongly about the Knights of Columbus. For more than a century they bravely defended minorities. The group ran integrated hospitality and recreation centers for troops in World War I—the only charitable organization that did so. To confront prejudice in the teaching of history, in the 1920s the Knights commissioned books on black and Jewish history in America. They stood against the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s, the height of its power, helping fund the Supreme Court case that defeated the Klan-backed ban on Catholic education in Oregon. The Knights spoke out against the persecution of Jews in Nazi Germany as early as the 1930s. Today they assist victims of Islamic State.
Catholic  religiousFreedom  Democrats  WSJ 
january 2019 by HispanicPundit
The Ezra Klein Show - David French on “The Great White Culture War" | Listen via Stitcher Radio On Demand
Great discussion on the intersection of race with social justice causes like race and religious liberty and pro-life causes.
Race  Politics  klein  DavidFrench  Culture  discussion  podcasts  religiousFreedom  civil-liberties 
september 2018 by HispanicPundit
Medical Conscience & Abortion -- Forcing Doctors to Perform Abortions | National Review
The medical and bioethics establishments and the international abortion lobby want to drive pro-life and Hippocratic Oath–believing doctors, midwives, and nurses out of medicine. One authoritarian tactic is to obliterate “medical conscience,” e.g., the civil right to refuse participation in legal medical procedures to which one has a religious or moral objection.
religiousFreedom  Abortion  Smith 
august 2018 by HispanicPundit
Religious Freedom Restoration Act: Democrats Attack | National Review
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The bill won’t pass this year, but make no mistake: A gauntlet has been thrown. If Democrats regain control of the government, expect such legislative attacks against religious liberty to be pursued energetically.
religiousFreedom  Democrats  NationalReview 
may 2018 by HispanicPundit
Andrew Sullivan: Let Him Have His Cake
If someone had asked me back in the day, if, in 2017, we’d be having a discussion about whether a fundamentalist baker should be forced by the law to create a wedding cake for a gay couple, I’d have been gobsmacked, as the Brits say. Smacked in the gob because only a decade ago such a question would have seemed so remotely hypothetical as to be absurd. And yet, here we are.
religiousFreedom  gay-marriage  civil-liberties  newyorker  sullivan 
january 2018 by HispanicPundit

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