The Student Religious Liberties Act prevents teachers from penalizing students from "religious expression" in their work, which critics argue could lead to students giving incorrect answers based on their faith.
"Hijab-wearing women and girls don't need permission to exist," Omar tweeted Saturday. " I'm standing with [Noor]. Every rule that is ignorant of religious freedom must be overturned."
Responding to a parliamentary committee's failure to recommend a nationwide ban on conversion therapy, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern expressed concerns that such a ban could have consequences for religious freedom at a press conference Monday.
After asking a state court to declare that she could not be sanctioned for attempting to help her patient end his life, Dr. Barbara Morris was dismissed from her position.
"Well, I guess I'll go sleep in the woods," Samantha Coyle said she thought after the homeless shelter denied her entry because she's transgender.
The evangelical leader also suggested that persecuted Indians should pray for Modi in the hope it will prompt him to better protect religious minorities.
Critics of President Trump reacted on Twitter after the president claimed to be strongly in favor of "religious freedom" at a U.N. general assembly meeting on Monday.
"We feel deeply for Isaac, Negede, and Paulos, who have suffered harsh conditions for more than half their lives," a church spokesperson told Newsweek.
The men were convicted of being part of "an extremist organization," but church leaders insist they were jailed "for their peaceful Christian worship."
Cesar Gonzales' family promised to keep a lock of his hair uncut if he recovered from meningitis. The Mathis Independent School District, however, claims his long, thin braid is a violation of school dress code.
Few things would better safeguard religious freedom than if American evangelicals regained their leadership position on religious freedom.
While Muslims have been the main target of China's crackdown and "Sinification" policies, Christian groups have also faced oppressive policies.
"We're seeing a relapse into a time of history that was marked by...these sort of arcane perspectives on religion and religious leaders," Reverend Johnnie Moore said.
"In far too many places across the globe, individuals continue to face harassment, arrests, or even death for simply living their lives in accordance with their beliefs," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement.
China has been accused by the U.S. and others of repressing its Uighur Muslim minority, but ISIS has seldom featured Beijing in its propaganda.
Russia's crackdown on Jehovah's Witnesses comes as part of a government-backed drive against "foreign" religions.
The raids were conducted by around 150 police officers, who nicknamed their operation "Judgement Day," sources told Newsweek.
"Our laws should reflect the best scientific understanding of the world."
The Satanic Temple believes that "one's body is inviolable, subject to one's own will alone," and "beliefs should conform to our best scientific understanding of the world."
Tillerson also wants to remove an envoy for the closure of Guantánamo Bay.
Jehovah's Witnesses have now exhausted the legal options regarding their ban within Russia.