religion http://kgou.org en Court Favors Abercrombie In Oklahoma Suit Over Hijab http://kgou.org/post/court-favors-abercrombie-oklahoma-suit-over-hijab <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">A federal appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit filed on behalf of an Oklahoma woman who says she wasn&#39;t hired by&nbsp;<a href="http://www.abercrombie.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/StoreView?storeId=10051&amp;langId=-1&amp;catalogId=10901"><font color="red">Abercrombie</font>&nbsp;&amp; Fitch</a> because her headscarf conflicted with the retailer&#39;s dress code, which has since been changed.</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 17:17:14 +0000 Associated Press 14604 at http://kgou.org Court Favors Abercrombie In Oklahoma Suit Over Hijab New Southern Baptist Leader On Issues And The State Of The Church http://kgou.org/post/new-southern-baptist-leader-issues-and-state-church <p></p><p><span style="font-size: 0.9375em; line-height: 1.4285em;">The Southern Baptist Convention is America’s largest non-Catholic denomination, with more than 15.8 million members in over 46,000 churches nationwide.</span></p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 19:24:00 +0000 Jeremy Hobson 12031 at http://kgou.org New Southern Baptist Leader On Issues And The State Of The Church ACLU Files Oklahoma 10 Commandments Monument Lawsuit http://kgou.org/post/aclu-files-oklahoma-10-commandments-monument-lawsuit <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">The American Civil Liberties Union of&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;has filed a lawsuit seeking to force the removal from state Capitol grounds of a monument that bears the Ten Commandments.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 15:01:44 +0000 Associated Press 11929 at http://kgou.org ACLU Files Oklahoma 10 Commandments Monument Lawsuit UPDATE: Judge Says Hobby Lobby Won't Have To Pay Fines http://kgou.org/post/update-judge-says-hobby-lobby-wont-have-pay-fines <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">A federal judge says Hobby Lobby and a sister company will not be subject to daily fines for refusing certain birth-control for workers.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">U.S. District Judge Joe Heaton on Friday set a hearing for July 19 on claims by Hobby Lobby and the Mardel Christian bookstore chain that they should not have to provide some types of birth control, as required under the federal health care overhaul.</p><p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 20:58:01 +0000 Associated Press & Brian Hardzinski 8595 at http://kgou.org UPDATE: Judge Says Hobby Lobby Won't Have To Pay Fines Religious Statement Or Native American Pride? Court Allows License Tag Challenge http://kgou.org/post/religious-statement-or-native-american-pride-court-allows-license-tag-challenge <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A <a href="http://www.ca10.uscourts.gov/opinions/12/12-6151.pdf">federal appeals court</a> says&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma's</font>&nbsp;Indian "rain god" license plate can be challenged on grounds that amounts to a state endorsement of a religion.</p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 13:31:03 +0000 Associated Press 7690 at http://kgou.org Religious Statement Or Native American Pride? Court Allows License Tag Challenge For Steve Davis, Faith Was Bigger Than Football http://kgou.org/post/steve-davis-faith-was-bigger-football <p></p><p>Friends, fellow players, and coaches remembered former University of Oklahoma standout quarterback Steve Davis as much for his prowess from the pulpit as on the gridiron.</p><p>Davis, an ordained Baptist preacher and the Sooners' starting quarterback when it won back-to-back national championships in 1974 and 1975, was one of two people killed when a small aircraft smashed into three homes in northern Indiana, officials said Monday.</p><p>Pastor Deron Spoo at First Baptist Church in Tulsa said Davis had "very deep faith" and was committed to the church.</p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 21:47:41 +0000 Brian Hardzinski 2128 at http://kgou.org For Steve Davis, Faith Was Bigger Than Football Liberty or Political Stunt? School Religious Viewpoints Act Passes http://kgou.org/post/liberty-or-political-stunt-school-religious-viewpoints-act-passes <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A bill designed to allow public school students to express religious viewpoints and organize prayer groups has passed the House despite concerns the measure could actually lead to more lawsuits against schools.</span></p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 18:56:00 +0000 Kurt Gwartney & Associated Press 1865 at http://kgou.org Liberty or Political Stunt? School Religious Viewpoints Act Passes