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Houses of worship and other religious agencies that do not accept tax funds have the right to hire only members of their own faith for certain positions. Secular employers, however, must abide by federal civil rights laws. They may not discriminate on the basis of religion. Private companies have no right to require that employees take part in religious events as a condition of employment. Broadly speaking, private employers should make reasonable accommodations to employees’ religious needs.

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June 2015 Church & State

Left Behind

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Persecution Complex

It's Enshrined In The First Amendment, But Religious Freedom Is A Principle Some Groups Still Have To Fight For