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Township violated religious rights




The Justice Department filed a lawsuit against Bernards Township alleging that the municipality violated the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000 (RLUIPA) when it denied zoning approval to allow the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge to build a…

Police violence at NDPL injures woman




Peaceful demonstrators who are demanding a stop to construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, which threatens the Missouri River and drinking water for millions of people in lands that belong to native American tribes, were attacked by heavily armed police…