According to the senator who plans to introduce the legislation, the proposal ‘tries to make clear there [will be] no confidentiality’ exception, regardless of the context in which the clergy member becomes aware of the information.
Results from Tag: 'free exercise of religion'
COMMENTARY: In ‘Kennedy v. Bremerton School District,’ the nation’s highest court will clarify the Constitution’s protection of the religious expression of teachers, coaches and other public servants.
COMMENTARY: This way to interpret the law looks to be a nice antidote for the ills facing our country today. But scratch beneath the surface and you find all sorts of dangers to cherished liberties.
Gov. Cuomo last week threatened to close religious institutions if they did not agree to and enforce public health rules proposed by the city, once the rules were enacted.
The law remains a key standard for judging free-exercise claims.
The 10th Circuit Court said the religious order failed to show that the HHS mandate required a substantial burden on their free exercise of religion.