Tag : religious liberty

Written on Nov, 04, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

Criticisms of this choice demonstrate either an appalling lack of empathy for one’s fellow citizens or an attempt to shame conservative believers to no longer pursue their own, morally legitimate, self-interest. Neither is in the service of a free and just society.

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Written on Oct, 02, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

I’ve linked below to proposed Wisconsin Senate bill 382. If it were to become law, it would eliminate “from the reporting requirement the exception for information obtained through confidential communications.” While Current law provides that a member of the clergy is not required to report information relating to suspected or threatened sexual abuse of a child that he or she …

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Written on Aug, 08, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

The State of Wisconsin is presuming to intrude on the relationship between priest and penitent by requiring priests report allegations of child abuse that are heard in confession

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Written on Jun, 12, 2018 by in | Leave a comment

In Masterpiece Justice Kennedy wrote: “It hardly requires restating that government has no role in deciding or even suggesting whether the religious ground for” the baker’s “conscience-based objection is legitimate or illegitimate.” Religious minorities should appreciate that Justice Kennedy took the time to restate it nonetheless. Governmental entities have a nasty habit of refusing to protect religious practices that are, …

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