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Subpoenas for Sermons in Houston Draw Outrage
A lawsuit between the city of Houston and religious leaders boiled over into a national debate this week about religious liberty and freedom of speech, even as Mayor Annise Parker argued the controversy was based on a misunderstanding.
Indonesians snap up 'luxury' cows for Muslim Eid festival
Every year ahead of the Muslim feast of sacrifice, a showroom in Indonesia swaps cars for hulking cows costing up to $25,000 each, seeking to lure a wealthy elite increasingly keen on ploughing money into celebrating their religion.
Toll worker: Boss told me not to say 'God bless you'
A former New Jersey toll booth worker said she was told by her supervisor to stop saying “God bless you,” because it might offend motorists. Cynthia Fernandez has filed a lawsuit against the Garden State Parkway claiming her former boss violated her First
Satan-worshiping inmate claims discrimination
A state prison inmate claims corrections officials aren’t allowing him to properly worship Satan behind bars. In a lawsuit, first reported by the Santa Fe Reporter Tuesday, Bernard Pritchard says the chaplain and deputy warden at the Southern New Mexico C
40 UK universities are now breeding grounds for terror
England's universities have become a breeding ground for extremism and terrorist recruitment, according to a disturbing government report. Officials have identified 40 English universities where ‘there may be particular risk of radicalisation or recruitme
Why one restaurant gives 15-percent prayer discount
Mary's Gourmet Diner has an official policy of giving diners a special savings if they "pray publicly" before chowing down. In the South, a number of steakhouses deduct from the bill if a customer finishes the entree, according to the restaurant trivia si
Cafe in Belgium: Dogs Allowed, Jews Are Not
The caption appeared in both French and Turkish on the window of a cafe near the east Beligian city of Liège, alongside a Palestinian flag and an Israeli flag with a red X across it.
ISIS orders female genital mutilation in Iraq
The al-Qaeda-Inspired Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has ordered all girls and women between the ages of 11 and 46 in and around Iraq's northern city of Mosul to undergo female genital mutilation, the United Nations said on Thursday.
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