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    1. Indiana City Rejects Prayer Box Proposal

      Rensselaer, Indiana's City Council yesterday reluctantly voted down a proposal by local ministers to install a "prayer box" in the City Hall reception area. JC Online reports that the mayor and council members personally favored the idea, but were concerned about church-state issues it raised. The box-- like those already in private businesses-- would have allowed individuals to leave anonymous notes with requests for prayers of support or praise ...
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    2. Preliminary Injunction Allows Religious Sign To Remain Near US Highway

      In Burritt v. New York State Department of Transportation, (ND NY, Dec. 18, 2008), a New York federal district court issued a preliminary injunction preventing the state of New York from enforcing its regulations relating to highway signs against a businessman who displayed a large religious sign on his property adjacent to US Route 11 in northern New York. Daniel Burritt believes he has a religious duty to communicate the ...
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    3. New Study of Religious Affiliation of Members of 111th Congress

      Pew Forum on Friday released a study of the religious affiliation of members of the new 111th Congress. Looking at the House and Senate together, 54.7% are Protestant (most from the mainline denominations), 30.1% are Catholic, 8.4% are Jewish, 2.6% are Mormon and 1.3% are Orthodox. The new Congress also includes 2 Buddhists and 2 Muslims. While 16.1% of American adults say they are ...
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    4. Will Bangladeshi Hindus be ignored Again?

      Will Bangladeshi Hindus be ignored Again?
      Less than a week after the Mumbai terror attacks, United States Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice was in South Asia trying to “reduce tensions” between India and Pakistan. (Funny, we did not see her flying around the United States with the same message after the Islamists’ 9/11 attacks.) By the time she arrived in the [...]
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    5. Persecution of Hindus Must End, Hindu American Foundation Demands in Briefing Held at House of Lords

      Joining exiled Malaysian Indian leader, P. Waythamoorthy, academics and journalists, the Hindu American Foundation (HAF) testified on behalf of Malaysian Hindus at a briefing held in the House of Lords on December 8, 2008. Ishani Chowdhury, Washington D.C. based Director of Public Policy for the Foundation, blasted the Malaysian government's s...
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    6. The US is not a Christian nation

      The US is not a Christian nation
      Contrary to popular belief, the Unites States is not, nor has it ever been, a Christian nation. Yet every day some journalist, columnist, television spokesperson, or author espouses it to be. People post it on the internet in forums, on message boards, and in blogs. They say it to one another in casual conversation and it is preached in their ...
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    7. Malaysian Official Wary On Moves Toward Inter-Religious Understanding

      In Malaysia today, according to a report by Bernama, Dr. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department, spoke to reporters after opening the 4th Islamic Religious Enforcement Officers and Syariah Prosecutors' Conference and launching the Code of Ethics for Religious Enforcement Officers. He said that, at the urging of the Cabinet, he has asked various Islamic officials to meet with the Unity, Culture, Arts and Heritage Ministry ...
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