In a landmark decision, that is still relevant and still impacts us today, the nation's highest court ruled that government cannot question a religious community's decisions regarding who should teach in its church-run schools.
The unanimous ruling clarifies the role of the "ministerial exception," which has previously protected churches in the U.S. from undue government and court interference, said Todd McFarland.
While lower courts have applied the ministerial exception for decades, this latest ruling marks the first time the Supreme Court has tackled it.
What you can do:
- Turn off the faucet while brushing your teeth and shaving.
- Turn your thermostat up three degrees (in summer) or down three degrees (in winter).
- Change incandescent light bulbs in your home to compact fluorescents.
- Lower the temperature of the water in your water heater.
As I recall, one day while browsing the web, I noticed some pictures of lavish things that people did to honor those who have died; I assume the honored dead did great deeds for society or at least were thought to do so while they lived. As I finished looking at the pictures and scrolled toward the comment section, I noticed someone questioned how many starving children could have been fed with the resources used to honor the dead; but that is not what got my attention. Soon after, someone asked how many starving children could have been fed if the previous commenter, who had lamented the waste of financial means, gave up some electrical device they had; the answer was, “not many.”
Is there another better way to water your plants than with rain water?
The founders of 'New Phase' have developed a revolutionary treatment based on nanoparticles that they hope will turn terminal cancers from a fatal disease into a chronic one.
Israel experiences 35 annual motorbike fatalities.