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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 […]

Muslim Civil Rights Group Endorses NAACP Condemnation Of Tea Party For Harboring Racists

CAIR, the national group focused on protecting civil rights for the nation’s Muslim population, is standing in support of the NAACP’s resolution calling on Tea Party leaders to repudiate racism in their ranks. In a strongly-worded statement released this afternoon, CAIR spokesperson Ibrahim Hooper said that his group shares the NAACP’s concerns about racist rhetoric […]