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What's on the horizon>
By Charles C. Haynes
First Amendment Center senior scholar
To what extent should there be religious exemptions to laws and regulations that apply broadly to everyone? FULL STORY>  
Are ‘so help me God,’ inaugural prayer still appropriate?
By Charles C. Haynes We might ask what practices are relevant and appropriate in a pluralistic nation where 84% belong to different religions — and 16% have no religious affiliation. 01.18.09
ACLU seeks to clarify Pa. marriage rules
State judges are split on who can perform marriages; confusion has led at least three dozen couples to remarry amid fears their unions might not be legal. 01.10.09

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