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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Refusal to Treat/Jesuit Arizona Observatory/Sikh Saint-Soldier (#840)

Lucky Severson explores the growing controversy over the move to expand states' "conscience clauses" to include pharmacists who object to dispensing medication or services they find morally objectionable; Saul Gonzalez provides a behind-the-scenes look at how the Vatican Observatory in southeastern Arizona is helping bridge the understanding between science and religion; Manjit Singh from the Guru Nanak Foundation of America Gurdwara describes the spiritual and physical discipline practiced by the Khalsa, a brotherhood of Sikhs dedicated to upholding the sacred teachings of Guru Granth Sahib. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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