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Reproductive Freedom is Religious Freedom. Here’s Why.

As a Jew in the United States, I’m pretty used to accommodating other people’s religious beliefs over my own. I have attended school during Jewish holidays, gone on family vacations during the available Christmas breaks despite not celebrating Christmas, and attended community events at my school that were pretty influenced by Christian tradition. Generally, none

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Who is Fighting for ‘Religious Freedom?’

On June 4th, 2018 the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in favor of Jack Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood Colorado, in his decision to deny a same-sex couple one of his wedding cakes on the basis that it went against his religious beliefs. The couple filed with the Colorado Civil

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House District 44 Debate

You can find this post on our ABU Education Fund website, which sponsored these debates. Monday was the last in the four-debate series cosponsored by the Alliance for a Better Utah Education Fund and the John R. Park Debate Society from the University of Utah. The debate was between Republican Bruce Cutler and Democrat Christine

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A Hobby Lobby win would encourage discrimination in Utah

A decision in favor of Hobby Lobby in today’s Supreme Court oral arguments could point to increased opportunities for discrimination in Utah and across the country. Maryann Martindale joined with leaders of Equality Utah and Planned Parenthood to discuss in a weekend op-ed what the high court’s ruling on women’s health could mean for a

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