Religion

Texas Capitol Building (Photo J.Burkett, CBSDFW.COM)

Lawmaker Drops Religious Freedom Proposal

A legislator from Dallas has scrapped his proposal preventing the government from burdening a person’s free exercise of religion after opposition from Texas businesses.

03/11/2015

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Patrick Asks Texans To Protect Marriage

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick urged a gathering of religious conservatives to become an army of supporters to help him oppose abortion, protect marriage and defend the Constitution.

02/25/2015

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North Texas Ash Wednesday Services

Many people across North Texas will be participating in local Ash Wednesday services as Lent begins. Here is a partial list of some Ash Wednesday services in the DFW area.

02/18/2015

Two men exchange rings during a smae-sex wedding ceremony. (credit: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

Faith Leaders Rally For Marriage Equality

Hundreds of faith leaders are set to gather at the Texas Capitol on Tuesday to rally in support for marriage equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Texans.

02/17/2015

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Pope Says It’s OK To Spank, With Conditions

Speaking at a general audience Wednesday Pope Francis said that the use of corporal punishment was acceptable, with certain conditions.

02/06/2015

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HOA’s Case Against Dallas Congregation Tossed

A judge on Wednesday morning dismissed a case that pitted a North Texas house of worship against a Dallas neighborhood’s homeowners association.

02/04/2015

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Protesters Heckle Texas Muslim Capitol Rally

Hundreds of Muslims are rallying as part of their biennial Texas Capitol lobbying day — but a small group of counter-protesters are trying to shout them down.

01/29/2015

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Muslims: Misguided Actions Of Few Manage To Condemn Millions

When the latest horrible headline hits — and terror is the topic — Ali Mahmoud’s thoughts travel a familiar path: “Oh, God, please, please… don’t be Muslim. Please don’t be Muslim.”

CBS 11–10/23/2014

Husain Abdullah of the Kansas City Chiefs scores a touchdown after an interception against the New England Patriots at Arrowhead Stadium on September 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

NFL Says Prayer Shouldn’t Have Been Penalty

The NFL said Tuesday that Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized Monday night for dropping to his knees in prayer in the end zone after an interception.

09/30/2014

Suspect, 30-year-old Alton Alexander Nolen (credit: via KWTV)

Beheading Suspect’s Religion Surprised Family

Alton Nolen told relatives after his release from prison on drug and assault charges last year that he wanted to focus on getting his life in order.

09/30/2014

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Republicans Rally Behind ‘Religious Liberty’

Prospective Republican presidential candidates are expected to promote “religious liberty” at home and abroad at a gathering of religious conservatives.

09/26/2014

Atheism

Atheists Protest At Rowlett City Hall

Dozens of Atheists stood in front of Rowlett City Hall Tuesday night to protest what they call discrimination. But the controversial group’s message may not be getting through.

09/16/2014

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