Religious Freedom

DOJ Sues Calif. Over Sikh Inmate’s Religious Right

The Justice Department is suing the state of California alleging that a Sikh inmate in a San Luis Obispo prison was unfairly disciplined for refusing to trim his beard in adherence to his religion.


(Credit: AP Photo/Anja Schlein)

Winery, Church Clash Over Riverside County Zoning

The scenic, rolling hills of Temecula Valley have become a battleground over religious discrimination in an area highly prized for its wineries.


Buddhist Monks

Feds Sue Walnut Over Blocked Buddhist Permit

The U.S. Justice Department says the city of Walnut unfairly denied a permit to a group seeking to open a Buddhist center.