Category Archives: Religious Liberty

Rubio’s warning on faith wasn’t a gaffe

North Carolina governor to veto opt-out bill for officials opposing gay marriage

Persecution, Past and Present: Candida Moss’s unintentional gift to Christians

The end of casual Christianity

Jewish teacher sues Colorado school district over evangelical events on school grounds

The power elite

Is America post-Christian?

The Baptist alliance with Thomas Jefferson that secured religious liberty

School bans Jesus, Bible from child’s assignment

Washington Update: Religious freedom and safety: ‘A difficult issue’

HB 707 was about freedom and tolerance

After court-martial, this Marine cites religious freedom in her continued legal fight

Can we have religious liberty in modern America?

    The Federalist: The Supreme Court is soon to decide a case that could potentially impose same-sex marriage as a nationwide civil “right.” During one exchange in oral arguments in the case, Obama administration Solicitor General Donald Verrilli was asked by Justice Alito whether a religious school could lose its nonprofit status if it held that marriage is between one man and one woman. Here is the solicitor general’s response: “It’s certainly going to be an issue. I don’t deny that. I don’t deny that, Justice Alito. It is it is going to be an issue.”

  • Posted: 05/21/2015
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Texas House passes pastor protection bill

Jindal on religious liberty order: ‘Don’t waste your time trying to bully me in Louisiana’

Evangelicals and the search for credibility

Ted Cruz courts conservative pastors at private gathering

Moore schools face lawsuit over religious freedom at graduation

Evangelicals, culture, and post-Christian America

Growing share of U.S. immigrants have no religious affiliation

Judge dismisses Florida school vouchers lawsuit

School board sued over invocation policy

Senate clears bill linking religious freedom, trade

Religious Objections Bill to get hearing

Mainstream reports of Christianity’s demise greatly exaggerated, says new poll data

Atheist activist will use RFRA to challenge “In God We Trust” on money

Suit charges mall with rejecting Christian bookstore

Do religious leaders really focus on homosexuality and abortion more than poverty? Not exactly

Senate approves religious freedom measure for trade bill

A new age of campus censorship

Is Christianity dying from boredom?

Valencia College sonography students allege retaliation for objecting to transvaginal ultrasounds by classmates

    FIRE: Two former students of Valencia College, a public institution in Orlando, Florida, have accused college officials of violating their First Amendment rights after they were allegedly punished for complaining about Valencia’s practice of having female students repeatedly undergo transvaginal ultrasounds at the hands of their classmates. The unnamed students filed a complaint in federal court last week, claiming that faculty members threatened their academic standing and future careers in retaliation for their speech.

  • Posted: 05/19/2015
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Chaplain Alliance urges Air Force not to give in to hysterics

Bright spots and tough challenges for evangelicals in Pew survey

No, American Christianity is not dead

    CNN: The headlines were deafening this week — if current trends continue, the last Christian at Boston’s historic Park Street Church will leave the faith in a few decades, join a Wiccan coven on Harvard Square, tell her live-in atheist boyfriend that Christianity is dead, and we’ll all just move on from this failed Christian experiment.

  • Posted: 05/18/2015
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Supreme Court protesters challenge arrest under First Amendment

The evangelicalization of American Christianity

Tattooed Jesus, yoga, and the debate over school endorsement of religion

The effort to include non-discrimination language in the religious liberty bill takes shape

Oklahoma House OKs resolution to reaffirm religious freedom

Q+A: Talking to Jeb Bush about religious freedom at liberty

The power elite

Pew and the three American worldviews

The sacred tradition of offending people: Why our society needs Pamela Geller

The “least of these” are the Christian baker, photographer, and florist

Professor George: An open letter to the Illinois Legislature

Jesuit college students demand Catholic Archbishop be disinvited as grad speaker

Big drop in share of Americans calling themselves Christian

Half of atheist kids wind up believing

Evangelicalism continues to grow while Christianity in America declines

Modest conscience protections in Louisiana elicit hysteria

Religious ‘nones’ over one-fifth of US, as Christians see 7-year low

Jeb Bush’s eloquent defense of Christianity

Sorry, progressives—Civil religion may be dying out, but evangelicals aren’t

On conservative religious activism, the numbers speak for themselves

Muslim man argues he cannot serve on jury as religion forbids him from judging others

No, there’s no “hate speech” exception to the First Amendment

Christians who have avoided the culture wars may no longer have a choice, legal scholar says

America’s changing religious landscape

Report: Liberals dominate commencement speeches by 9-1 margin

No, Christianity is not actually in decline

Christians lose ground, ‘nones’ soar in new portrait of US religion

Is Christianity dying?

The right to blaspheme: Dissenting from the tenets of a particular religion is very different than discriminating against a category of persons.

Faith healer sues atheist activist claiming misuse of YouTube video

Have Mormons become America’s best advocates for freedom of speech?

Student religious freedom bill signed into Alabama law

35 Louisiana businesses sign open letter opposing religious freedom bill

House votes to tighten religious exemptions on vaccinations

Cacophonous liberty is neither gentle nor kind

A call for national repentance on a day of prayer

Our shrinking religious liberty