Archive | freedom of religion

DOJ Settles NYC Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 30, 2012 Justice Department Settles Religious Discrimination Lawsuit Against New York City Transit Authority The Justice Department announced today that it has reached a settlement with the New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA) to resolve allegations that the NYCTA is engaged in a […]

U.S. Department of Justice Works to Combat Religious Discrimination and Protect Freedom of Religious Expression

U.S. Department of JusticeSeptember 14, 2010Website: http://www.justice.gov/crt/religiousdiscrimination/ff_landuse.html Combatting Religious Discrimination and Protecting Freedom of Religious Expression The right to build, buy, or lease a place to assemble for worship is an indispensable part of religious freedom. For many faith groups, the same is true of schools for religious instruction. Religious groups simply cannot exercise their […]