c. 2012 Religion News Service BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (RNS) Seventh-day Adventists have filed a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of two ordinances in an Alabama city that the church says bars it and other religious groups from door-to-door solicitations unless they first register and pay license fees.
c. 2011 Religion News Service
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (RNS) Gov. Robert Bentley won't support a repeal of the state's get-tough immigration law, rejecting a Christmas appeal from a group of top religious leaders.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (RNS) Alabama religious leaders have filed statements
in federal court expressing their concern that a new immigration law
would interfere with the practice of their religion and Christian
mandates to minister to all people.
(RNS) Leaders of the Episcopal, Methodist and Roman Catholic churches in
Alabama filed a federal lawsuit on Monday (Aug. 1) to stop enforcement
of the state's new immigration law, which they say could strike at the
core of their ability to worship.