How Religion is being used to expand and limit civil rights
In this episode, Legal Director Jess Braverman and Special Projects Advisor Erin Maye Quade discuss how religion is being used to expand and limit civil rights.
The Supreme Court’s Kennedy v. Bremerton School District case called into question the use of the Lemon Test for Establishment Clause violations and raised questions about religion in public spaces.
Title IX’s exemption for religious organizations raises concerns about discrimination protection for women in religious-affiliated institutions.
A critique of the Supreme Court for not relying on facts or precedent in recent cases.
The Minnesota Human Rights Act prohibits discrimination, but has discriminatory exemptions for LGBTQ people.
The Affordable Care Act and emergency contraception are also discussed in relation to Supreme Court cases.
The Minnesota Human Rights Act is one of the strongest in the country, but it also has exceptions and discriminatory language.
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