Category Archives: Religious Liberty

Congress passes two bills on international religious freedom

Protecting the religious liberty of adoption and foster care providers

For Ginsburg, a human being isn’t a RFRA “person” either

Atheist groups rejoice over IRS decision to monitor churches. But should they?

Kaiser: Americans’ views of Hobby Lobby ruling are evenly divided

Justice Ginsburg on the five male Jusices’ “blind spot” in Hobby Lobby, and the influence of daughters on their fathers

Satanists using Hobby Lobby decision to seek exemption from pro-life law

Ruth Bader Ginsburg accuses pro-Hobby Lobby SCOTUS judges of having a blind spot towards women

No, Wheaton College’s accreditation should not be revoked

Washington council votes to display ‘In God We Trust’ motto amid controversy

Should a special counsel investigate the IRS targeting of conservatives?

Gordon College and pluralism in higher education

Court permits church to move ahead with RLUIPA claims

Weary of culture-warring

Court unanimously rules against ailing atheists claiming 9/11 cross causes illness

Court rules in favor of 9/11 cross, against atheist lawsuit

Satanists invoke Hobby Lobby, say informed-consent laws violate their religious beliefs

Obama nominates Religious Freedom Ambassador who called protecting Hobby Lobby “deeply troubling”

How ministries going digital could unwittingly aid atheists targeting church tax breaks

Obama’s executive order gets mixed Catholic reaction

Editor fired for criticizing “Queen James Bible” on personal blog files federal complaint

Lawsuit filed over mayor’s denial of atheist display near “prayer station”

Microscope technician sues over firing for creationist research

Supreme Court forces Obama admin to craft new birth control option for religious nonprofits

‘We will not tolerate your religion!’ School fires scientist for questioning evolution

Newspaper editor fired for criticism of “gay Bible”

Thirteen simple things anyone can do to defend religious liberty

A new religious liberty accommodation for non-profit organizations?

Obama admin may revise HHS mandate after losing Hobby Lobby battle

So far, the media is failing on covering Democrats’ falsehoods about contraception mandates

Government drafting birth control accommodation

Executive Order: “Mr. President, you have crossed a dangerous, unprecedented line”

Obama’s Executive Order endangers religious liberty

Four problems and a response to Obama’s executive order

Obama refuses to add religious exemption to homosexual employment mandate

Obama’s executive order undermines pluralism and religious liberty

Becket Fund law firm gaining a reputation as powerhouse after Hobby Lobby win

Propaganda war continues in Hobby Lobby aftermath

New executive order won’t exempt religious orgs

Non-discrimination Executive Order signed by Obama

“The coming Christian revolt”

Religious freedom fights are more complicated than we often realize

Obama to religious ‘bigots’: Drop dead

The next religious liberty case

Baker appeals order to provide same-sex wedding cakes

‘Christianity is abhorrent’: Atheistic materials to be distributed in public schools

How entrepreneurs practice their faith through companies

Hobby Lobby and ENDA

Sen. Blunt debunks lies about Hobby Lobby case (video)

Is evangelical morality still acceptable in America?

Preserving America’s religious liberties

Hatch: Senate Democrats’ legislation diminishes religious liberty protections of all Americans

Senate defeats Democrats’ bill to “overturn” Supreme Court decision protecting Hobby Lobby

ERLC’s Russell Moore urges Obama to nominate ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom

Hobby Lobby is a win, but religious freedom is still fading

What happens when society rejects a faith-based moral standard?

Supreme Court ruling on public invocations gives atheists a prayer

Supreme Court petitioned to affirm state’s rights to issue ‘Choose Life’ license plates

Catholic Bishops come out against anti-Hobby Lobby bill

Bishops: Senate Dem bill empowers feds to mandate abortion coverage

Democrats on Hobby Lobby: ‘Misspeaks,’ ‘opinion’ and overheated rhetoric

Sotomayor to Wheaton’s religious beliefs: drop dead

Christian college may lose federal funding over letter to Obama

Louisiana court’s ruling that Catholic priest testify about confession criticized by Baton Rouge Diocese

    nola.com: The Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge has issued a statement decrying a decision by the Louisiana Supreme Court that could compel a local priest to testify in court about confessions he might have received. The alleged confessions, according to legal documents, were made to the priest by a minor girl regarding possible sexual abuse perpetrated by another church parishioner.


  • Posted: 07/11/2014
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  • Category: Religious Liberty
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  • Source: www.nola.com

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Americans view Supreme Court more favorably after Hobby Lobby decision

Meanwhile, outside the panic room: Contraception, Hobby Lobby, and women’s rights

If the government gives contraception, government can take it away

Holly Fisher: Public enemy number 310,345,204

    National Review: Michael Stone, who blogs over at Patheos under the moniker “progressivesecularhumanist,” is deeply concerned by Fisher’s photograph, suggesting that it renders her the “New Face” of the “American Taliban” and serves to expose “the striking parallels between Islamic and Christian extremists, to demonstrate “the striking similarities between Christian and Islamic extremism,” and to reveal the “romance with religious violence both types of extremists seem to share.” Oddly enough, Stone seems wholly incapable of making up his mind as to quite how Fisher presents a threat to anybody.


  • Posted: 07/10/2014
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  • Category: Religious Liberty
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There used to be bipartisan support for religious freedom. What happened?

Senate Democrats’ religious-freedom deprivation bill

Eden Foods case may clarify Hobby Lobby ruling

Is religious freedom a slippery slope?

What’s next for baker who refused to make cake for same-sex wedding?