Judging 'sincerely held' religious belief is tricky for employers mandating vaccines

October 4, 2021 - 4:55am EDT
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As religious exemptions are now being sought in droves, their use raises concerns that they pose a serious public health risk. But some say vaccine mandates are too much, too soon.

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Many Arizona Democrats were already talking about primary challenges to Kyrsten Sinema, even before she reiterated her opposition to changing Senate rules, helping to doom voting rights legislation.

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Democratic Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema has been facing pushback at home. It all escalated with national groups threatening not to support her over her voting rights and filibuster stances.

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One year ago, President Biden took the oath of office, with beating COVID at the top of his agenda. Managing the uncertainty of what comes next remains the greatest challenge of his presidency.

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Momentum on increased Veterans Affairs coverage for veterans exposed to toxic burn pits is building in Congress. None of it soon enough for sick veterans or advocates like comedian Jon Stewart.

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The Biden administration promised big changes on immigration enforcement, including limits on whom ICE should arrest and deport. But advocates say the reality is falling short of that lofty rhetoric.

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The Senate Majority leader downplayed the risks of holding such a public demonstration of the rift within his caucus ahead of the midterm elections.

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has said a new law prohibiting members of Congress from picking individual stocks isn't needed, but added if it has the backing of caucus she is ok with it.

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On both sides of the abortion debate, activists say this could be the last anniversary before Roe v. Wade is overturned or significantly rolled back.

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Democrat Gary Chambers Jr. is running to unseat Louisiana Sen. John Kennedy. Chambers follows in the footsteps of other politicians who have used attention-grabbing ads to up their name recognition.