What word is used for religious discrimination? In recent years, the term religionism has also been used, but “religious discrimination” remains the more widely used term.
What is it called when someone is against your religion? The noun heretic is mostly used in a religious context to talk about someone whose actions or beliefs act against the laws, rules, or beliefs of some specific religion.
What is religion or belief discrimination? What is religion or belief discrimination? This is when you are treated differently because of your religion or belief, or lack of religion or belief, in one of the situations covered by the Equality Act. The treatment could be a one-off action or as a result of a rule or policy.
What does the law say about religious discrimination? Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employers from discriminating against individuals because of their religion (or lack of religious belief) in hiring, firing, or any other terms and conditions of employment.