Religion Clause Blog: The Obama Administration yesterday, at a White House event hosted by Vice President Biden, released a progress report on executive action taken to reduce gun violence. Among the items highlighted by the White House is a new Guide for Developing High-Quality Emergency Operations Plans for Houses of Worship. T
Religion Clause Blog: In Caractor v. City of New York Department of Homeless Services, (SD NY, June 14, 2013), a New York federal district court rejected free speech, free exercise and equal protection challenges by the head of the Discovered Being Ministry to New York’s refusal to permit him to conduct Christian religious services inside city homeless shelters.
AP: The Internal Revenue Service is about to pay $70 million in employee bonuses despite an Obama administration directive to cancel discretionary bonuses because of automatic spending cuts enacted this year, according to a GOP senator.