Here is a look at some law and religion news stories from around the web:
- A look at how American Muslim comedian Dean Obeidallah uses laughter to fight prejudice against Muslims
- Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad becomes the first American Olympian to compete in a hijab
- According to Christian refugees, Iraq will no longer be safe for them, even if ISIS is defeated.
- The Obama administration, in its annual report on global religious freedom, condemned blasphemy and apostasy laws as violations of universally recognized human rights.
- A federal appeals court revived a lawsuit by a parent against a Pennsylvania school district challenging the school’s display of the Ten Commandments.
- In Turkey, a look at how the recital of the Muslim call to prayer during the recent coup attempt is at the center of the divide between Islamist and cosmopolitan Turks.
- A federal judge in San Francisco dismissed a lawsuit accusing Twitter of supporting the Islamic State and contributing to the deaths of two men in Jordan.
- A former high school football coach brought a religious discrimination suit in federal court claiming that a school district wrongfully placed him on administrative leave and declined to renew his contract because he led post-game prayers.