Supreme Court Hears Abortion Case; Will Biden Bill remove religious groups from child care? Why do some Christians refuse vaccinations? Religious “Affiliated” or “Unaffiliated” Too simplistic; Can companies sue for emotional distress and how could it affect religious freedom?
Supreme Court hears abortion case
On December 1, the United States Supreme Court heard arguments in Dobbs vs. Jackson’s Women’s Health, an abortion case that some say could upend a longstanding precedent on abortion rights, such as in Roe v. Wade. Some sources seemed to think that the interrogation indicates the 15 week gestational limit for abortion will be confirmed by the High Court. Religious groups have differing views on the case, and speculation is high about how the ruling could affect abortion access when the ruling is published several months from now.
Will Biden Bill remove religious groups from child care?
Catholic school officials are clamoring for changes to a proposed federal stimulus bill, saying federal anti-discrimination rules could drive them out of early childhood education. “The rules as written … would force us to withdraw from preschool and child care,” Thomas Carroll, superintendent of schools for the Archdiocese of Boston, said in a report. It is a part of the build back better bill that would provide about $400 billion in federal funding for child care and pre-kindergarten. In theory, religious schools could receive such funds, but they could also must comply with federal regulations prohibiting discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, and religionamong other things.
Why do some Christians refuse vaccinations?
The fastest growing search term in bible portal last year it was “witchcraft,” which drew 193 percent more inquiries than in 2020, according to a statement. Could this be why some Christians resist the COVID vaccine? “The increase in sorceries is related to a greater interest in the Greek word pharmakeia, which, according to the Mounce’s Concise Greek-English Dictionary of the New Testament half ‘use of drugs for any purpose; sorcery, magic, enchantment‘” wrote Jonathan Peterson, content manager for Bible Gateway.
“Affiliate” or “Not affiliated” religiously Too simplistic
A survey of the religious views of 10,000 young people between the ages of 13 and 25 found many contradictions and complexities, unsurprisingly. “Their religious impulses, the things they long for and to which they belong…,” the report says, “are more complex than labels like ‘affiliated’ or ‘unaffiliated’. The report concluded that “young people need trusted adults now more than ever. The digital version of the report Springtide Research is available at no cost.
Can companies sue for emotional distress and how could it affect religious freedom?
The Supreme Court is hearing a case that could put people of faith at risk of being sued for “emotional distress.” The case, Cummings v Premier Rehab Keller depends on the needs of a deaf and legally blind person who sought physical therapy but was denied an interpreter. The person did not allege any damage or loss, but sued for “humiliation, frustration and emotional distress.” If the court upholds those allegations, instead of being held accountable for their actions, faith-based businesses and individuals could be sued for “how the customer felt,” which could be significant in the case of faith-based businesses. who are already under attack for following Biblical instructions. principles related to marriage and homosexuality.