Tag : religious tension
title : Pastor's Home Vandalized After He Opposed NJ Mosque Construction
summary : New Jersey pastor Joseph Basile said his home was vandalized multiple times due to his lack of support of a proposed, new Islamic community center; construction of the center was denied by local zoning board members last week.
date : Mar 15, 2017 01:35 PM EDT
title : Religious Discrimination Now Can Be Reported, Measured in US Schools Via DOE
summary : U.S. Department of Education (DOE) leaders implemented new measures that will require schools to report the number and frequency of religion-based harassment of students. For the first time, every public school across the country will report to the department's Civil Rights Data Collection on the number of incidents of religious-based bullying or harassment in their schools in the 2015-2016 school year. This new data is intended to provide stakeholders, policymakers and educators critical details about religious discrimination problems, as well as a way to measure future progress.
date : Sep 26, 2016 03:09 PM EDT