Here is a look at some law and religion news stories from around the web this week:
- Since the start of 2017, over 100 Jewish community centers across the country have received bomb threats.
- The Atlantic details some of the past and present challenges the FBI has faced in dealing with religious groups.
- In Indiana, the state’s House of Representatives passed a bill allowing students to express their religious beliefs in any non-disruptive way without discrimination.
- NPR discusses the ongoing debate occurring in legislatures and courts around the country between protecting religious freedom and protecting individuals from discrimination.
- In response to adverse federal court decisions, President Trump is preparing to issue a new travel ban tailored to the court decisions.
- The full Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals will consider the constitutionality of a Michigan county’s tradition to open its meetings with a Christian prayer after vacating a decision by a three judge panel declaring the practice unconstitutional.
- The Guardian offers a rare look inside Britain’s sharia councils.
- The banning of headscarves in the Russian town of Mordovia has ignited a countrywide debate over the position of Russia’s Muslim minority.
- A new report released by UNICEF revealed terrifying abuse of African women and children at migrant centers in the Mediterranean.