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Florida’s Amendment 8 Sounds a Lot Like Religion on the Dole

Amendment 8 on this November’s Florida ballot is labeled by its authors the Religious Freedom Amendment. The amendment, which would reverse key language of the Florida constitution on the separation of church and state, has the full-throated support of the … Continue reading

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Religious Liberty, or the Prerogatives of the Bishops?

The American bishops of the Catholic church have a problem with their parishioners, who tend to be pragmatic about how they apply Church principles. The divide between dogma and actual practice is perhaps best exemplified by the split over birth control. The hierarchy condemns … Continue reading

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