A new bill in Congress would protect civil rights at work from religious freedoms

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Yesterday, on the same day that some of the Supreme Court noted that Congress hadn’t changed Title VII’s undue hardship standard for religious accommodations, the House and Senate reintroduced the Do No Harm Act, which the bill sponsors claim will “address the increasing use of religious freedom as a justification to undermine civil rights protections.”

The legislation comes about 30 years after the passage of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA).

What is the RFRA? The RFRA generally prohibits state and federal governments from “substantially burdening a person’s exercise of religion.” There are two exceptions: the government may burden

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