Here is a look at some law and religion news stories from around the web this week:
- The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the temporary restraining order blocking enforcement of the President’s controversial immigration order.
- A recent poll found that a majority of Europeans from ten countries want an immigration ban from Muslim-majority countries.
- A study by the Pew Research Center analyzing data from the State Department found that most refugees coming into the United States as religious minorities are Christians.
- The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the appeal of an Orthodox Jewish woman who was punished for taking off work on the last two days of Passover.
- In Georgia, the story of a Muslim student’s harassment by her professor is being used to introduce a new religious liberty bill.
- In Florida, the merging of a black church and a white church created unique challenges for the “racially reconciled” Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church, the only intentional joint church of its kind in the United States.
- Opinion: Churches can be a great asset in the battle against modern slavery around the world.