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DOJ sues Philadelphia school district for religious discrimination against Muslim man

By Dave Warner PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – The U.S. government sued Philadelphia’s school district for religious discrimination on Wednesday for demanding that a veteran Muslim police officer trim his beard. The suit, filed in U.S. District Court by the Department of Justice, said the nation’s eighth-largest school district passed a grooming…

Over 100 Omaha-area pastors call for end to anti-LGBT religious discrimination

More than 100 Omaha Christian ministers fed up with the stereotype that Christians are anti-LGBT have signed a proclamation calling for an end to religious and civil discrimination based on sexual orientation. The proclamation was started by Rev. Eric Elnes, minister at the 1,500 members strong Countryside Community Church. Leaders…