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Thomas Jefferson, the First Amendment, and Why We Can’t Stop Fighting About Religous Freedom

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In 1878, the Supreme Court of the United States wrestled with a religious freedom case focused on Mormons and polygamy. In the written decision, Chief Justice Morrison Waite explained the court’s attempt to discern the intent of the First Amendment. … Continue reading

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Contraceptive Exemptions: Where Christian Privilege Meets Corporate Personhood

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By Nate Silver’s calculation, today’s Supreme Court is the most conservative in modern history. Six of nine justices are Catholic. The Chamber of Commerce is winning over 80% of cases.  Do working women who want contraceptive access stand a chance in … Continue reading

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