RELIGION - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/RELIGION News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: Religious liberty is not a right to discriminate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58501185-82/liberty-religious-discriminate-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58501185-82/liberty-religious-discriminate-court.html.csp">Letter: Religious liberty is not a right to discriminate</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-09T17:19:01.511-06:00">Updated Oct 9, 2014 05:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I received an email from Sen. Orrin Hatch about his horrible disappointment due to the Supreme Court allowing same-sex marriage. I understand he’s not happy, but he went on to tell me how his “religious liberty” is somehow at risk because of the court’s refusing to reverse all the rulings against the discriminatory laws pushed by many states. So I called his office and asked them, specifically, what part of his religion, or anyone else’s religion, they can no longer practice now. No one there co...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58501185@www.sltrib.com Thu, 09 Oct 2014 17:19:01 MDT Ponnuru: Ben Affleck and Bill Maher debate religion, badly http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58500305-82/islam-muslims-maher-harris.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58500305-82/islam-muslims-maher-harris.html.csp">Ponnuru: Ben Affleck and Bill Maher debate religion, badly</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ramesh Ponnuru</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-08T16:36:32.251-06:00">Updated Oct 8, 2014 04:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">By Ramesh Ponnuru Bloomberg View It was a long and meaty debate by talk-show standards, which is to say it was short and stupid. Ben Affleck, Bill Maher, Sam Harris, Nicholas Kristof and Michael Steele spent several minutes debating Islam on Maher’s HBO show last week, and the debate among the liberals in the bunch got pretty heated. (Steele didn’t contribute much.) I don’t subscribe to the old rule that you should never argue about religion, but watching this exchange you begin to see the poi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58500305@www.sltrib.com Wed, 08 Oct 2014 16:36:32 MDT Bloomberg View Op-ed: Religious extremism makes ugly comeback worldwide http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58471342-82/religious-secular-west-india.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58471342-82/religious-secular-west-india.html.csp">Bloomberg View Op-ed: Religious extremism makes ugly comeback worldwide</a></h4>