Professor Marci A. Hamilton; Professor Leslie C. Griffin - Advocating for religious liberty, women's rights and children's rights
  • Pictured: Mike Hunter of Kansas City, SNAP's long-time local director. He was a plaintiffs in the 2008 settlement in KC and is a plaintiff in the pending, novel "breach of contract" suit against Bishop Robert Finn.
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    Guest Blog: SNAP, Little-noticed award to victims may have big ramifications

Guest Blog: SNAP, Little-noticed award to victims may have big ramifications

What's the latest in the Catholic abuse crisis? In fact, it wasn't a child sex abuse case at all. It was a “breach of contract” suit. 1 of 2 in the US and the only successful one so far.
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    The Top Ten Common Sense Amendments to RLUIPA’s Land Use Provisions to Mitigate Its Unfairness to Homeowners and Families

The Top Ten Common Sense Amendments to RLUIPA’s Land Use Provisions to Mitigate Its Unfairness to Homeowners and Families

The victims of RLUIPA are residential homeowners and neighborhoods.
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    Is there a Catholic-Jewish Divide on the Supreme Court? Part III.

Is there a Catholic-Jewish Divide on the Supreme Court? Part III.

Justice Kagan seeks equality of prayer, Justice Breyer relies on his own judgment and Justice Ginsburg is more willing to limit public religion.

Book of the Week: Colm Toibin, The Testament of Mary

Toibin’s book offers a powerful way of rethinking the early Christian narratives of the life of Mary and her son.
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    President Obama: Federally Funded Religious Contractors Should Not Have Their Rights to Discriminate Expanded One Iota More

President Obama: Federally Funded Religious Contractors Should Not Have Their Rights to Discriminate Expanded One Iota More

President George W. Bush took Clinton’s idea and turned it into an office in the White House, to wit, The White House Office of Faith-based and Community Initiatives.
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    Is there a Catholic-Jewish Divide on the Supreme Court? Part II.

Is there a Catholic-Jewish Divide on the Supreme Court? Part II.

Three characteristics of American Catholicism are relevant to the Court’s two decisions. American Catholics value universality, morality, and independence.