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Full Appeals Court Will Rehear Bible Believers, Arab Festival Case

A federal appeals court has agreed to take another look at a First Amendment claim made by Christian evangelists who were told to leave an Arab-American street festival or be ticketed by police in Dearborn.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2014

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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

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Presbyterian Authorities Rule To Side With Gay Marriage

“We believe that God’s welcome is for everyone — no questions asked.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2014

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Judge Tosses Suit Against Muslim Group Over Speech

The Thomas More Law Center sued the Council on American-Islamic Relations in 2012, saying its Michigan director violated free speech rights.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2014

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“Man Church” Coming Soon To Canton

“This ain’t your grandma’s church,” says Pastor Mike Bartee.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2014

Doctors Prevail In Dispute Over Jehovah’s Witness, Blood Transfusion

The court said the “doctrine of avoidable consequences” applies in the case of Gwendolyn Rozier of Oak Park, who died in 2007 after complications from a transplant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2014

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Detroit Church Leaders Push ‘Thou Shalt Not Kill’ Message After Deadly Shootings

“Our goal now is to infiltrate and saturate our communities with this commandment.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2013

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Archdiocese Of Detroit Surveys Local Catholics For First Time In 15 Years

For the first time in nearly two decades, the Archdiocese of Detroit is asking local Catholics about parish life and issues facing the church.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2013

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Cornerstone University Wants To ‘Opt Out’ Of Birth Control Provision Citing Religious Status

Cornerstone University calls itself a “religious higher education institution ” and believes it should be exempt.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2013

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$8 Million U-M Study To Probe Health-Religion Ties

Researchers will interview 3,000 American adults as part of an $8 million study of how religion and health are related.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2013

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