RNS Morning Report: SCOTUS and faith; Chicago protests; Nazi paraphernalia

Potential Supreme Court nominees Brett Kavanaugh, from left, Amy Coney Barrett, and Raymond Kethledge.

Need to know: Monday, July 9, 2018

Caveat emptor

Trump’s possible Supreme Court nominees: The faith factor

The three front-runners for Supreme Court nominee are Amy Coney Barrett, Brett Kavanaugh and Raymond Kethledge. What have they said and done with regard to religion? More from Religion News Service

The 'Splainer

Who are Catholic charismatics and what’s a covenant community?

Charismatic Catholics have developed a network of prayer groups, retreats, conferences and covenant communities. Judge Amy Coney Barrett belongs to one named "People of Praise." Let us 'splain. More from Religion News Service

'Shut it down'

Chicago priest leads protest against violence that shuts down a major highway

The Rev. Michael Pfleger led anti-violence protestors up Chicago's major Dan Ryan Expressway with one goal in mind: shut it down. More from America magazine

Free shipping on KKK onesies

How Amazon has made money off racism and hate

Even children’s books or toys sold on the platform have promoted white supremacy, anti-Semitism and Islamophobia, according to a new report. More from HuffPost

Your moment of zen

Many look to Buddhism for sanctuary from an over-connected world

In response to growing concern over screen time and internet addiction, some users are turning to Buddhist principles to have a more mindful experience online. More from NPR

All they do is win, win, win

Inside the Christian legal powerhouse that keeps winning at the Supreme Court

With a new Supreme Court justice on the way, Alliance Defending Freedom is poised to become more influential than ever. (Subscription may be required.) More from The Washington Post

About the author

Aysha Khan

Aysha Khan is a Boston-based journalist reporting on American Muslims and millennial faith. Her newsletter, Creeping Sharia, focuses on Muslims in the U.S. Previously, she was the social media editor at RNS.

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