Here are some interesting law-and-religion news stories from around the web:
- A Nebraska man who was arrested for handing out religious pamphlets outside a city-owned arena has lost his appeal to the Eighth Circuit.
- A Pew Research poll has found that more than half of U.S. Muslims surveyed believe that Islamic teachings should be reinterpreted in light of “contemporary issues.”
- The Seventh Circuit has ruled that Illinois may constitutionally require Bible Colleges to comply with state statutes before they can issue degrees.
- More than 150 U.S. Christian leaders have signed a statement endorsing traditional sexual morality and rejecting same-sex marriage and homosexual conduct as sinful.
- The State Department will continue to employ an envoy to combat anti-Semitism, but several other religious freedom envoys will have their offices folded into the office of the international religious freedom ambassador, Sam Brownback.