Both the Church of England and the National Secular Society have lashed out at a British government decision to deny asylum to an Iranian Christian because the man claimed Christianity is a peaceful religion. The Home Office rejected the man's case, writing a letter to him citing violence and violent imagery in the Bible which it said "are inconsistent with your claim that you converted to Christianity after discovering it is a 'peaceful' religion, as opposed to Islam which contains violence, rage and revenge." After the response, a government spokesman acknowledged, "This letter is not in accordance with our policy approach to claims based on religious persecution, including conversions to a particular faith."
Fourth Amendment advocates win big in Lange v. California.
Once again, it shows just how hard it is to hold bad officers accountable.
"I didn't think it was a big deal," says Kim Blalock. "My son is perfectly fine."
A social media struggle in the New Hampshire L.P. fractured a state party and triggered a national meltdown.
A Study Finds That Crash Injuries in 5 States Rose After They Legalized Marijuana Use but Not After They Allowed Marijuana Sales
Adding to the puzzle, another study from the same organization found "no increased crash risk" associated with cannabis consumption.