Legal

Christian Couple Sues Over Trans Child Wearing Dress at School

A Christian couple from the Isle of Wight in the British Isles plans to sue the government over the transgender guidelines implemented by the school previously attended by their children. The couple plans to request a judicial review over the Department for Education’s support of Cornwall Schools Transgender Guidance.

New Federal Lawsuit Over Anti-LGBT Discrimination in Fostercare Program

On October 13, a lawsuit filed in Washington DC accuses the US federal government of financing organizations that discriminate against LGBTQ+ individuals from becoming foster parents. The complaint stated that Kelly Easter was declined twice from becoming a foster parent for a migrant child by a federal foster care program.

European Court Upheld Vatican Diplomatic Immunity over Sex Abuse Victims

On Tuesday, October 12, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled that the Vatican can not be charged in European courts because of its sovereign status. The human rights court in Europe dismissed the suit submitted by a group of clergy abuse survivors, citing that the Vatican is a country with Diplomatic Immunity.

"Mentally Unsound" Woman Sentenced to Death for Blasphemy

On Monday, September 27, 2021, a session court in Lahore, Pakistan, found a school principal guilty of blasphemy charges. Salma Tanveer was charged with blasphemy in 2013 for claiming that she is the last Prophet of Allah. Judge Mansoor Qureshi announced Monday afternoon that they ordered the death penalty for Tanveer.

Scientology Linked Orgs Declared Threat to the Security of Russia

The office of the Prosecutor General of Russian declared on Friday, September 24th, that the World Institute of Scientology Enterprises International and Church of Spiritual Technology are threats to the “security of the Russian Federation.” Both religious organizations are connected to the Church of Scientology, a California-based religious cult infamous for

Proposed Law: Religious Schools to Lose Right to Fire Based On Sexuality

Religious schools and organizations in the Australian state of Victoria will soon be prohibited from hiring or terminating based on the applicant's gender identity or sexual orientation. On September 16th, the Victorian Labor Party in Australia proposed a law that would end this discrimination.

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