Political & Religious Controversy - Page 5 of 49

September 5th, 2019
Two African-American victims of Catholic Clergy abuse allege that the church is taking advantage of them yet again. Victims La Jarvis Love and Joshua Love say that the church offered them a laughably low settlement- $15,000- because they're poor and black. Then the church said that if they wanted more they'd need to lawyer up. Continue Reading »
September 4th, 2019
After learning that her brother and his fiancée had been turned down by a wedding venue in their small Mississippi hometown, Lakambria Welch thought there must have been a mistake. She drove down to Boone's Camp Event Hall in Booneville, MS to sort things out with the owner. But Welch couldn’t have been prepared for the conversation that followed. Continue Reading »
August 27th, 2019
On August 26, 2019, the Universal Life Church Ministries (ULCM) filed a lawsuit against the Register of Deeds for Cleveland County, North Carolina. The suit alleges that this official has unconstitutionally utilized her position to block ordained ministers of ULCM from exercising their religious right to legally solemnize a wedding ceremony. Continue Reading »
August 14th, 2019
The official seal of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania can stay, says the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The Lehigh County seal, which prominently features a large cross front and center, was challenged by the Freedom From Religious Foundation as discriminatory, but the court ruled the seal's 'broader meaning' and cultural familiarity in Lehigh County trumped any religious significance the cross might have. Continue Reading »