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Department of Justice defends Indianapolis Archdiocese in school case

Department of Justice defends Indianapolis Archdiocese in school case

| Carol Zimmermann | September 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Justice Department, in a Sept. 8 brief, argued the archdiocese was protected by the First Amendment and by a recent Supreme Court decision to determine who can teach students at religious schools.

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Justice Dept. says California’s pandemic plan should open churches sooner

Justice Dept. says California’s pandemic plan should open churches sooner

| Pablo Kay | May 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Department of Justice is challenging the “unequal treatment of faith communities” in California’s coronavirus reopening plan, warning that continued restrictions on worship services threaten believers’ civil rights to practice their religion.

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