February 03, 2012 | permalink
Is religion special? In its recent decision on Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. E.E.O.C., the Supreme Court indicates that it is. However, this view would seem to contradict the characterization of religion as nothing but speech as per the 2001 ruling on Good News Club v. Milford Central School. Read my piece in Religion Dispatches for more on this ruling and its implications.