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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>  
5th Circuit: City violated Santeria priest's religious rights
Euless, Texas, officials had claimed that sacrifices performed by Jose Merced jeopardized public health and violated its slaughterhouse and animal-cruelty ordinances. 08.03.09
Full 10th Circuit won't rehear Okla. Ten Commandments ruling
Dissenting judges said June panel decision 'misconstrues — and in so doing multiplies the errors inherent in — the Supreme Court’s already-questionable "tests."' 07.31.09

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