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PaganNewsBeagle Fiery Tuesday Sept 30

Greetings, Pagans and allies! Today's activist "Fiery Tuesday" includes stories on Pagans at the Climate Change march, the next Religious Rights case before the Supreme Court; the fate of a village already experiencing climate change, sustainable paths for cities, and a mobile farmer's market.

Many Pagans attended the recent Climate Change March in Manhattan; Terrence Ward offers this report on their experiences.

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  • Anne Newkirk Niven
    Anne Newkirk Niven says #
    Sorry, Greybeard, that is an inaccurate reading of Obama's actual statement. http://mediamatters.org/research/2009/06/03/fox-natio
  • Greybeard
    Greybeard says #
    Obama told a reporter recently that the US is "A Muslim nation." Why would you not expect the court to uphold Muslim rights?

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Hobby Lobby and Religious Beliefs

The Supreme Court's decision in the Hobby Lobby case, allowing closely held for-profit businesses to deny access to contraception based on religious belief, opens up a huge can of worms. Or two. Or perhaps more.

The implications are widespread. For one thing, the court's ruling means the religious beliefs of the business trump those of the employee. The ruling was somewhat narrow in that it only affected businesses in which five or fewer people hold at least 50 percent of the stock, but it was still significant in that it essentially granted rights previously reserved for people to business entities.

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