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Thursday, June 14, 2007

Faith-based governance

Posted By on Thu, Jun 14, 2007 at 6:30 AM

More on what the Bush administration has done to the Justice Department.

In recent years, the Bush administration has recast the federal government’s role in civil rights by aggressively pursuing religion-oriented cases while significantly diminishing its involvement in the traditional area of race.

Paralleling concerns of many conservative groups, the Justice Department has successfully argued in a number of cases that government agencies, employers or private organizations have improperly suppressed religious expression in situations that the Constitution’s drafters did not mean to restrict.

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