…FreeFile is now open. The program, available through the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) website, partners with commercial partners to provide free filing software for about 100 million taxpayers with incomes of $64,000 or less. Seven in ten of the nation’s taxpayers are eligible for IRS FreeFile….more: forbes
Indeed, more than 7,000 Bosnian refugees, their relatives and friends now call the Beehive State home after seeking shelter first in Europe and then the United States.
They are, for the most part, Muslims.
Now they have remodeled a former Baptist church, which they bought in 2010, into their own mosque — complete with a minaret tower, domes, an iron fence, a large covered patio and prayer rugs….more:http://www.sltrib.com
In a German Prisoner of War (POW) camp in 1944, the American Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds called upon all of the captured soldiers to stand with the Jews of the camp despite Nazi orders to separate. Edmonds, a Christian, feared for the fate of the Jewish soldiers if the Nazis were able to identify them, and he put his own safety on the line to protect them. He saved their lives…MORE: forward
An Arab-American Christian was shot dead on his porch by a neighbor who racially harassed the victim’s family for years, police said. Khalid Jabara, 37, was killed on the night of August 12 at his home in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The…
Employers may not treat employees more or less favorably because of their religion. This means that employees may not be discharged or otherwise disciplined based on their religious beliefs or non-beliefs or rewarded based on religious considerations.
Employees cannot be required to participate or forced to refrain from participating in a religious activity as a condition of employment.
Employers must reasonably accommodate employees’ sincerely held religious practices unless undue hardship would result; more: mass.gov/pdf