The Senate earlier today debated an amendment to a transportation bill introduced by Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri which would allow a religious employer to opt out of any health care decision for any religious reason of conscience. The amendment was quite broad in scope, and it was tabled by a vote of 51-48.
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- “Religious Literacy in Policy and Practice” (Dinham & Francis, eds.)
- “The Transformation of Politicised Religion: From Zealots into Leaders” (Elsenhans et al., eds.)