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Government Restrictions on Religion Increasing Worldwide
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Government Restrictions on Religion Increasing Worldwide

NEW YORK (AP) — Government restrictions on religion have increased markedly in many places around the world, not only in authoritarian countries but also in many of Europe’s democracies, according to a report surveying 198 countries that was released Monday. The report released by the Pew Research Center, covering developments through 2017, also seeks to…

DeVos: Efforts to Boycott Israel are a ‘Pernicious Threat’
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DeVos: Efforts to Boycott Israel are a ‘Pernicious Threat’

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Monday that a movement to boycott Israel has become a “pernicious threat” on college campuses and is fueled by bias against Jews. Speaking at a Justice Department summit on anti-Semitism, DeVos issued a scathing rebuke of the BDS movement, a campaign led by pro-Palestine activists calling for a boycott, divestment and…