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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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April 2014 Church & State

Exile On Main Street

If The Religious Right Has Its Way, Your Rights May Depend On A Stranger's Theology

February 2014 Church & State

States Of Confusion

Across The Country, Legislators Are Preposing Bills That Would Violate Separation Of Church And State