Supreme Court rules in favor of baker in same-sex cake case
Supreme Court rules 7-2 in favor of the Colorado baker who wouldn't make a same-sex wedding cake. Follow the story here: https://fxn.ws/2xHgBCL FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing n...
Establishment Clause
The Establishment Clause is the first of several pronouncements in the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, stating,The Establishment Clause was written by Congressman Fisher Ames in 178...
Scientology and the legal system
The Church of Scientology has been involved in court disputes in several countries. In some cases, when the Church has initiated the dispute, questions have been raised as to its motives. The Church s...
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Separation of church and state
The separation of church and state is a description for the distance in the relationship between organized religion and the nation state. It may refer to creating a secular state, with or without expl...
Theocracy
Theocracy is a form of government in which clergy have official recognition as the civil ruler and official policy is either governed by officials regarded as divinely guided, or is pursuant to the do...
Sharia
To Arabic-speaking people, sharia (/ʃɑːˈriːɑː/; also shari'a, sharīʿah; Arabic: شريعة‎ šarīʿah, [ʃaˈriːʕa], "legislation") means the moral code and religious law of a prophetic religion. The...
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About-Picard law
The 2001 About-Picard law [abu pika:r] (named after French parliament members Nicolas About and Catherine Picard), a piece of French legislation, broadly speaking, makes it possible to act against org...
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Calles Law
The Calles' Law, or Law for Reforming the Penal Code, was a reform of the penal code in Mexico under the presidency of Plutarco Elías Calles. The code reinforced strong restrictions against clerics an...
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Suppression of Religious Houses Act 1539
The Suppression of Religious Houses Act 1539 (31 Hen 8 c 13), sometimes referred to as the Second Act of Dissolution or as the Act for the Dissolution of the Greater Monasteries, was an Act of the Par...
Separation of church and state in the United States
"Separation of church and state" (sometimes "wall of separation between church and state") is a phrase used by Thomas Jefferson and others expressing an understanding of the intent and function of the...
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Popish Recusants Act 1605
The Popish Recusants Act 1605 (3 Jac.1, c. 4) was an act of the Parliament of England which quickly followed the Gunpowder Plot of the same year, an attempt by English Roman Catholics to assassinate K...
Government of Iran
The politics of Iran take place in a framework of presidential democracy and theocracy in a format of Syncretic politics that is guided by an Islamist ideology. The December 1979 constitution, and its...
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Soviet anti-religious legislation
The government of the Soviet Union followed an unofficial policy of state atheism, aiming to gradually eliminate religious belief within its borders and to replace it with atheism. While it never off...
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Late Corporation of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints v. United States
The Late Corporation of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints v. United States, 136 U.S. 1 (1890) was a Supreme Court case that upheld the Edmunds–Tucker Act on May 19, 1890. Among othe...
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Headley et al. v. Church of Scientology International et al.
Headley et al. v. Church of Scientology International et al. was a court case filed in 2009 against the Church of Scientology International alleging that the organization engaged in human trafficking ...
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Marxism and religion
The founder and primary theorist of Marxism, the nineteenth-century German thinker Karl Marx, had an ambivalent and complex attitude to religion, viewing it primarily as "the opium of the people" that...
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French law on secularity and conspicuous religious symbols in schools
The French law on secularity and conspicuous religious symbols in schools bans wearing conspicuous religious symbols in French public (i.e. government-operated) primary and secondary schools. The law ...
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The Hole (Scientology)
116°59′19″W / 33.835134°N 116.988715°W / 33.835134; -116.988715The Hole is the unofficial nickname of a facility operated by the Church of Scientology on Gold Base, its compou...
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Royal Succession Bills and Acts
Royal Succession Bills and Acts are pieces of (proposed) legislation to determine the legal line of succession to the Monarchy of the United Kingdom.A Succession to the Crown Bill is a proposed piece ...
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Sacrament Act 1547
The Sacrament Act 1547 (1 Edw 6 c 1) was an Act of the Parliament of England.This Act was partly in force in Great Britain at the end of 2010.The whole Act, so far as unrepealed, except section 8, was...
Conventicle Act 1664
The Conventicle Act of 1664 was an Act of the Parliament of England (16 Charles II c. 4) that forbade conventicles (religious assemblies of more than five people outside the auspices of the Church of...
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Edict of Potsdam
The Edict of Potsdam (German: Edikt von Potsdam) was a proclamation issued by Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg and Duke of Prussia, in Potsdam on October 29, 1685, as a response to the re...
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Ceremonial deism
Ceremonial deism is a legal term used in the United States for nominally religious statements and practices deemed to be merely ritual and non-religious through long customary usage. Proposed example...
Papal Jurisdiction Act 1560
The Papal Jurisdiction Act 1560 (c.2) is an Act of the parliament of Scotland, and is still in force. It declares that the Pope has no jurisdiction in Scotland and prohibits any person from seeking an...
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List of national flags depicting a cross
This is a list of countries whose national flags depict crosses, which is the main symbol of Christianity.
List of national flags depicting a cross - Wikipedia
Chan Hiang Leng Colin v. Public Prosecutor
Chan Hiang Leng Colin v. Public Prosecutor is a 1994 judgment of the High Court of Singapore delivered by Chief Justice Yong Pung How which held that orders issued by the Government deregistering the ...
Chan Hiang Leng Colin v. Public Prosecutor - Wikipedia