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Read news and insight from STAND guest contributors—partners in our work to fight antireligious hate, promote religious literacy and inclusion, and champion freedom and equal rights for all.

RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
My relationship with Christ and subsequent knowledge of God will not allow me to be an enemy to those who choose a different path to him.
TOLERANCE
I have never met Queen Elizabeth II, but I won’t lie her death has broken me. By being such a relentless source of inspiration, acceptance, and an object of pride, the Queen became a guiding compass to people of all faiths in the UK and across the Commonwealth.
RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
At a time when the world is increasingly unstable and extreme, the FoRB Summit emerged as an indispensable global effort to give a voice to the planet’s most vulnerable people who are struggling to be heard.
RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
Imam Mohammed was asked: “How do I serve my country?” His answer: “I serve my country as a citizen of this country, as a believer in Almighty God.”
RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
This is an odious attack on ALL religions, and our right to choose our religion for ourselves.
RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
The sacred texts of the Church of Scientology were misunderstood, taken out of context, and embedded into a decision which stated, wrongly, what Scientologists believe.
RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
What a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge did by interpreting scripture and failing to consult religious authorities on a matter of church doctrine was wrongful.
RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
The book is now the leading comparative study of a subject of great importance to religious leaders and people of faith.
RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
If we allow courts to override agreements made between parishioner and religious institution, we will be setting a very dangerous precedent.
RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
Often these situations are set off to the side while what are characterized as more pressing concerns are addressed.


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