A ‘More Modest’ Approach: Making Lemonade Without Lemon

Peace Cross

A recent court case deliberated over the deconstruction of the Bladensburg Cross due to citizens regarding it to be offending rather then a memorial honoring WW1 soldiers.
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First Five Newsletter: August 1, 2019

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Dismissed lawsuit against the Post, Google’s “election interference,” research survey on religious knowledge and more.
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Are Religious People Really Ignorant About Religion?

People Praying

The answer to that question depends entirely on what we think it means to know about religion.
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First Five Newsletter: July 25, 2019

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Biden wants to reinstate daily televised press briefings, a dismissed lawsuit against Facebook and more.
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First Five Newsletter: July 18, 2019

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Black Lives Matter petition, social media summit, passing of Justice Stevens and more.
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Then and Now, Flag Burner Benefits From 1989 First Amendment Ruling

United States Flag

Thirty years ago, the Supreme Court handed down a landmark free speech decision, ruling that burning the U.S. flag was a form of “expressive conduct.”
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First Five Newsletter: July 11, 2019

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Trump’s unconstitutional Twitter usage, journalism about climate change, blocking anti-Semitism in schools and more.
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When Is a Religious Symbol Not a Religious Symbol?

Religions

The Supreme Court case that explores whether courts or government agencies are competent to adjudicate what is religious and what is not.
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First Five Podcast: Saving Local News

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Rep. Mark DeSaulnier of California discusses the “Saving Local News Act of 2019” (H.R. 3126). If it becomes law, the bill would make it easier for local news organizations to gain non-profit tax status and better deal with the financial challenges many face.
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First Five Newsletter: July 3, 2019

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Fear’s role in news consumption, Twitter’s new feature, a recent Pew Research Center survey and more.
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