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The Niqabis are Coming!

by Matt Sheedy On March 10, 2015, Prime Minister Stephen Harper gave a speech in the House of Commons on his government’s desire to ban the wearing of the niqab in oath taking ceremonies for Canadian citizenship, stating: We don’t … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: An Interdisciplinary Conference at UC, Santa Barbara, April 30-May 2, 2015

The UCSB Department of Religious Studies, with support from the Cordano Endowment in Catholic Studies, will host a conference on Freedom of (and from) Religion:  Debates Over the Accommodation of Religion in the Public Sphere  April 30, 2015 to Saturday … Continue reading

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‘Red, Wild, and Blue!’: Depicting Freedom in “Amazing America with Sarah Palin”

by Brad Stoddard On April 3rd, the Sportsman Channel will debut a new show called “Amazing America with Sarah Palin.” As the title suggests, the show’s host is none other than former Alaska Governor and Vice Presidential candidate, Sarah Palin. … Continue reading

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