Tag : Religious Expression
Dennis Baxley title : Religion Now Can Be Expressed on School Grounds Per Florida Senate Votes
summary : Florida State Senators voted to approve legislation that abolishes previous rules that prevented religious services and events from being conducted on school property.
date : Mar 30, 2017 04:24 PM EDT
Oklahoma Library Vehicle title : Religious Image of Hijab-Wearing Woman on U.S. Government Car Draws Removal Demands
summary : An Oklahoman man demanded that a "religious" image of a woman wearing a hijab, or Muslim veil, be removed from a local library vehicle because he asserts the graphic promotes Islam and the Muslim faith on U.S. public property.
date : Aug 31, 2016 07:31 PM EDT
University of Cincinnati Students title : New Ohio Bill 425 On Religion to Prohibit Penalizing or Rewarding Student's Faith Expression: A Benefit or a Detriment?
summary : Student religious expression is being explored from various perspectives in America's Midwest. Conversations about holding scriptural belief and Darwinian evolution concepts as equally valid within a scientific classroom continues on the University of Cincinnati campus. House Bill 425, known as the Ohio Student Religious Liberties Act of 2016, passed the Ohio Legislature last week, drawing many responses, from campus ministers to anthropology professors to the campus' Secular Student Alliance.
date : Mar 01, 2016 01:35 PM EST
Christian Runner Georgia title : Religious Expression On Students' Sports Uniforms, Apparel Sparks Lawmakers' Debate in Georgia
summary : When a high school student runner was disqualified at a Georgia state track meet because he wore a head band with a Bible verse on it during the race, the situation triggered legislation about religious expression on sports uniforms. Lawmakers stated they are trying to protect freedom of religious expression, but others are not so sure what truly would happen if new laws are passed. One is left wondering, however, if a private head band should be considered an official part of a school uniform.
date : Feb 08, 2016 03:02 PM EST
Salem Veteran Affairs title : Holiday Religious Expression Banned, Then Reinstated, at Virginia Veterans Affair Medical Center
summary : Salem Veterans Affair Medical Center managers in Virginia issued a statement to employees this week indicating Christmas trees and specific religious holiday decor would not be allowed in public office spaces this year, according to WSLS -TV on Friday. However, VA representatives quickly rescinded the directive yesterday, after meeting with office employees over backlash to the letter, and managers agreed to let Christmas decorations go up after all.
date : Nov 21, 2015 01:04 PM EST