Seven states, in violation of the freedom of creed in the US Constitution, nevertheless prohibit atheists from entering public office.
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Faith leaders in Georgia, Arizona, and Texas are urging civic and business leaders to oppose voting-rights laws imposing voting restrictions.
Pakistan has moved to outlaw a hard-line political party after two police officers were killed in protests after the group’s leader was arrested.
Anti-coup protesters in Myanmar took to streets Sunday in an “Easter Egg Strike”, carrying painted eggs as reference to the Easter holiday.
A fabled Iranian TV spy thriller has resurfaced again, attracting the wrath of government officials and complaints from viewers.
Israel is currently in an electoral process. But the system in place could cause an Islamist-Arab party to determine who governs.
Jews have been a deciding factor in New York mayoral elections. It will be interesting to see how ranked-voting affects this situation.
Loujain al-Hathloul is a human rights lawyer who should be respected for her nonviolent advocacy in Saudi Arabia, not labelled terrorist.
Georgia Republicans are proposing new weekend voting limits, which could greatly limit political participation of black churches.
New report sheds light on aspirations of faith leaders as they consider values underpinning the faith community’s support of democracy.